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BBC TWO - Daily Politics Interview

Our CEO Olly Buston was interviewed on Daily Politics about the future of work and his take on our research.

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The Telegraph's Business section highlights that "Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s constituents most at risk of losing their jobs to robots" as it covers our research on the impact of AI and automation by UK parliamentary constituency.

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BBC RADIO 4 - The Long View Interview

The Risks Of Technological Unemployment

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Our very own Matt Fenech was awarded 'Geek of the Week' on Peston on Sunday for our research on the impact of automation in UK constituencies.

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Future Generations Commissioner for Wales Interview

How do we prepare for automation in the future?

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Third of jobs are at risk from automation – with towns in the North and Midlands most endangered

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Larry Elliott, Economics editor at the Guardian, covered our research on the impact of AI and automation by UK parliamentary constituency.

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Cath Elliston was quoted in this piece on energy drinks

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Automation could deal a particularly heavy blow to Wales with around a third of jobs at risk, according to research given exclusively to BBC Wales.

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House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence

Olly Buston gives evidence on Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

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Future Advocacy was featured in a Financial Times article entitled 'MPs call for UK to launch artificial intelligence commission', on the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee's recommendations around Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.

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"Is YOUR town at risk from robots?" asks the Mail Online as it reports our research on the impact of AI & automation on jobs across UK parliamentary constituencies.

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Our research on the impact of AI & automation across UK parliamentary constituencies featured as the top story on The Week.

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DIGINOMICA GOVERNMENT News

Chris Middleton provides his commentary on our research on the impact of AI & automation across UK parliamentary constituencies.

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Cath Elliston contemplates the impact of artificial intelligence on elections and democracy. She weighs the worrying implications of social media targeting against the positives that could come from opportunities like automated translation.

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Olly Buston writes about the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence for company board members, tackling issues from transparency to employment. He urges business leaders to be aware of the potential impacts on businesses, consumers, and the world.

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RADIO - VOICE OF ISLAM Interview

AI And The Future World Of Work

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Canaries in the coal mine

Today we’re launching an interactive heat map presenting the results of our research which predicted the impact of AI-fuelled automation in individual parliamentary constituencies in England,...

AI in health: icing or sponge?

It’s become a truism to say that the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is moving fast, but the pace of change in thinking around AI in health has been breathtaking. Since my last blog on this in...

Campaign Win! Sadiq’s Junk Food Ad Ban on London Transport

With great power, comes great responsibility. As Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan heads up the Transport for London advertising estate - the most valuable advertising estate in the world. The images and...

I, Doctor Robot

I have a confession to make. In my last few years of working as an NHS hospital doctor, I became convinced robots would make better doctors than human beings. In part, this followed from guilt at...

Artificial Intelligence Must Be For All - Including Developing Countries

The list of tech failures in development is long.  Whether it be drone pilots getting in the way of emergency relief in Nepal, or computers gathering dust in Indian schools because teachers don’t...

Olly's AI Holiday Reading List

A big thank you to everyone who suggested great things for my holiday reading list.  The criteria was “Books or articles published in 2017 that focus on the social, economic, and political impact...

Will Artificial Intelligence Squash Democracy Or Make Elections Fairer?

The UK election this Thursday will be shaped by artificial intelligence. Voters will be swayed by this technology without even knowing it. Artificial intelligence is being used to fake vocal...

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Careers at Future Advocacy We currently don't have any vacancies but come back soon. You can also email us at info@futureadvocacy.com. THIS VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED WE'RE HIRING A RESEARCH, ADVOCACY,...

Press Release: Response To UK Government's Digital Strategy

Government does not yet have serious plan to deal with massive disruption AI will bring to employment.   Olly Buston, CEO of think tank Future Advocacy said: “We welcome the...

Wanted: National Treasure To Lead New Deal On Data

As we go about our lives we generate vast quantities of data.  We produce so much data, in fact, that it is impossible to store, let alone analyse.  The proliferation of this data will continue as...

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Was Used At The Rio Olympics

1. AI playlist prepared wrestlers The US Olympic wrestling team listened to music composed by artificial intelligence to prepare for their matches. Created by Brain.fm, the music is designed to...

Robotics, AI And The Power Of The Public: A Review Of Evidence To The UK Science And Technology Select Committee Inquiry

The UK Science and Technology Select Committee is currently undertaking an inquiry into robotics and artificial intelligence, aiming to publish a report on its findings in September. In the meantime,...

Remain: For A Better Britain And A Better World

I’ve spent most of my career over the last 20 years lobbying and campaigning on things that for me fit broadly into the category of “trying to make the world a better place”. While this may...

Written Evidence For The Robotics And AI Select Committee Inquiry

Future Advocacy is pleased that the UK Science and Technology Select Committee has launched an inquiry into Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. You can see our full written submission to the...

Early Childhood Development: A New Alliance

Yesterday World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake announced a new alliance around early childhood development (ECD) that aims to make investments in the...

Alphago And AI: The State Of Play

In what many are seeing as a major breakthrough, Google Deepmind's AI system, AlphaGo, beat Lee Se-dol, the world’s greatest Go player of the last decade on Tuesday 15th March 2016. The final...

Key Players In Making Sure That AI Development Is Positive

Are these the key players in making sure that the development of artificial intelligence is positive for humanity? Who's missing? Tweet us with your suggestions @FutureAdvocacy

Need To Know In 2016: 3 Common Misconceptions About AI

2015 was the year of panic about AI, and 2016 is set to be the year of AI. Artificial Intelligence has crept up on us during this century, and now it’s everywhere. Yet, it remains alien and...

Brave And Bold Action Needed From David Cameron On Childhood Obesity And Sugar

For months the Health Select Committee has reviewed all the evidence about how best to tackle the UK’s child obesity crisis. Their comprehensive and powerful report launched today “Childhood...

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