Rohan Light

I'm all about helping the good create the worthwhile. I work on the management side of technology, particularly change risk.

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Rohan Light

1 day ago

the young people of today are not afraid of hard work – they’re afraid of pointless work

Bend the rules, so that workers don't break

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1 day ago

with generally unpredictable and insecure payment plans, the reality is that many gig workers are left susceptible to low income

The rise and rise of the gig economy

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the difference between "employee" and "independent contractor" is more than just an issue of terminology for gig workers

The rise and rise of the gig economy

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most gig workers lack employee status and all associated protections and benefits

The rise and rise of the gig economy

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the traditional notion of full employment is at odds with organisations’ needs for competitiveness

The rise and rise of the gig economy

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2 days ago

Becoming versed in the intricacies of a complex thing is itself a worthwhile skill

Aristotle’s Wrongful Death

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Deep, discipline-focused learning is simply a different goal than being adequately skilled to serve mercurial employers

Aristotle’s Wrongful Death

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The future of work calls for something more radical: the elimination of academic majors as we have come to know them

Aristotle’s Wrongful Death

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2 days ago

Constant changes in the labor market demand better data and quicker responsiveness to the data

Cities, Data and the Future of Work

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3 days ago

we need to transition away from a society where a majority of social benefits are derived from jobs

Artificial intelligence will disrupt the future of work. Are we ready?

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it is important that society rethink what constitutes work and begin to prepare people for a world of dislocation

Artificial intelligence will disrupt the future of work. Are we ready?

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3 days ago

The idea that a citizen has a right to the data that is collected about them radically changes the power dynamic of the platform econom

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

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Governance will also have to grapple with the role of facts and truth in our democracy

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

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the question is not transparency versus opacity, but rather what is meaningful accountability given the public policy challenge

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

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We need to think about the layered ways in which governance decisions in the public interest are being determined by ultimately unaccountable private organizations

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

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It is these twin structural problems of surveillance capitalism and AI that present the governance challenge to our democracies

Data governance in the digital age: How Facebook disrupted democracy

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Participation needs to be much more than a website that allows you to point out occasional potholes in the street

The Future of Civic Engagement

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When implementing new decision-making tools, the hospital will need to guard against “learned helplessness”

London hospitals to replace doctors and nurses with AI for some tasks

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Machines will never replace doctors, but the use of data, expertise and technology can radically change how we manage our services

London hospitals to replace doctors and nurses with AI for some tasks

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most universities have mature ethics processes, but we have not thought much about applying this discipline to our business operations

UNSW winds back wi-fi data collection on staff and students

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extensive data acquisition and analysis can easily go beyond what people reasonably expect when they sign up to a service

UNSW winds back wi-fi data collection on staff and students

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4 days ago

if the business really does lack the necessary consent to communicate with you, it probably lacks the consent even to email to ask you to give it that consent

Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts

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if the business had consent to communicate with you before GDPR, that consent probably carries over

Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts

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4 days ago

Economic innovation is important, but the economy and the city should be the servants of humanity, not the other way around.

Waterfront Toronto: Lessons in community engagement

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for a project that is all about data collection and implies ubiquitous surveillance, their data governance plans remain unclear

Waterfront Toronto: Lessons in community engagement

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10 days ago

When you approach problems by working toward a task, you run the risk of developing tunnel vision

Want to thrive in the future of work? Practice scientific thinking

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10 days ago

Policymakers and businesses ignore community and consumer expectations at their peril

It’s time to put consumers in the driver’s seat in Big Data economy

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11 days ago

Unlike traditional data analytic systems, cognitive computing can consume both structured and unstructured data

States Could Utilize AI for Improved Healthcare Interoperability

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11 days ago

A stable and modern education system is the basis of mitigation of unemployment amongst youth

The Future of Work

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Where machines are risk-mitigating, humans are risk-tolerant and adaptive

The CEO of IDEO explains how your “creative capacity” is the key to surviving automation

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Offloading administrative overhead will allow people the time and headspace to do deeper, more abundant work

The CEO of IDEO explains how your “creative capacity” is the key to surviving automation

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15 days ago

Meeting consumer and regulatory standards of data governance takes organisation wide commitment

Why Cambridge Analytica Changes Everything

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16 days ago

The use of digital products and services is not a forfeiture of privacy or data control

Why Cambridge Analytica Changes Everything

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16 days ago

The Cambridge Analytica scandal appears likely to be a watershed moment for data and privacy

Why Cambridge Analytica Changes Everything

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16 days ago

When digital platforms and services are provided to you for “free” you are the product

Why Cambridge Analytica Changes Everything

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16 days ago

The aim of an open data era should also be to build ecosystems consisting of data advocates, producers and users

Governments and Open Data Adoption

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It’s essential for trust that safe and secure data governance processes and system are in place

Governments and Open Data Adoption

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Open data is only democratised when universally accessible and interactive

Governments and Open Data Adoption

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17 days ago

many governmental organisations still struggle with best practices for utilising and sharing data with citizens

Governments and Open Data Adoption

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21 days ago

everybody in the workplace of tomorrow will need to have skills complementary with digital technology

How can CIOs help corporate digital transformation?

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23 days ago

countries need policies to harness the benefits of technological change, and to address its less-welcome repercussions on wages and inequality

Technology and the Future of Work

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23 days ago

How do we get a digital age to work for communities that feel left behind

The Lawmaker From Silicon Valley Who Wants to Regulate Tech

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23 days ago

It’s in the tech industry’s self-interest to say we’re going to empower people with these choices

The Lawmaker From Silicon Valley Who Wants to Regulate Tech

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23 days ago

the country left thinking not, ‘Wow, Facebook is bad.’ Most people left thinking, ‘Wow, how out of touch is Congress.

The Lawmaker From Silicon Valley Who Wants to Regulate Tech

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26 days ago

It is “algorithmic thinking” rather than the algorithm itself that is relevan

Tomorrow's jobs require impressing a bot with quick thinking

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26 days ago

Companies should comprehensively test and provide justification for artificial intelligence-based models

Data Protection Standards Need to Be Global

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26 days ago

Companies should be on the hook when it comes to security or the assignment of liability between companies and customers

Data Protection Standards Need to Be Global

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26 days ago

Consumers should be able to move their data freely between service providers and allow third parties to manage it

Data Protection Standards Need to Be Global

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26 days ago

Customers should be the ones controlling their data, and companies should need customers’ consent to use it

Data Protection Standards Need to Be Global

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28 days ago

it’s not clear in principle why these workers shouldn’t have access to customary, minimum standards

Internal staff email warns Foodora about “sham contracting”, as gig economy scrutiny builds

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