Digital Dystopia – when algorithms attack

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In Part 2 of this personal report on a dangerous rise of automation and machine-based decision-making, Chris Middleton shares a horrifying vision of the present.

Advocate marketing – real thing, or buzzword mischief? Influitive weighs in

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When I was approached about Influitive’s new funding round, I wasn’t super-interested – VC funding ain’t my beat. Instead, I issued a challenge to Influitive Founder and CEO to Mark Organ: let’s get real about advocate marketing. He accepted – and we’re off. Organ is used to steering startups – prior to launching Influtive, Organ […]

Digital Dystopia – we are the robots

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The robots aren’t ‘coming’, they’re here. The bad news is they’re us – unless we urgently write new rules that benefit all of human society. Chris Middleton presents the first of a two-part personal report on the ill-considered rise of automation and machine-based decision-making.