Big Data As A Lethal Weapon

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Yesterday I attended an OII talk on the Ethical Treatment of Data in New Digital Landscapes. Amy O’Donnell from Oxfam lead a discussion about how the charity is seeking to improve the way that Aid Agencies deal with the data they collect. Oxfam collects data for many different reasons – sometimes it is incidental (for…

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Bad Oxfam! No QR Cookie for you!

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Last year I gave a presentation at PayPal to show how charities could harness QR codes. I’m not sure if Oxfam were in the audience that day. But if they were, they missed the point. QR codes are a solution for quick interactions with mobile phones. Let’s investigate the Oxfam QR code seen in Metro.…

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