I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
Posts Tagged: Culture and technology
Nat Wei: How the internet could have been used to protect lives and livelihoods during this crisis. And how we can do better.
More emphasis could have been put on local delivery of services, drugs, and even treatment using mobile medical equipment and remote consultation.
If enough of us download this app, we can, through our joint endeavours and the trace and test programme, suppress the virus.
Although NHSX’s approach involves a degree of centralisation, it is important to remember that the identifiers uploaded to the server will remain anonymous.
Fortunately, a decentralised solution has come forward that will allows epidemiologists and Health Departments to access the data they need.
This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
Alan Mak: Five new policies to ensure that post-Brexit Britain leads the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
Matt Hancock: With this One Nation Conservative Government in place, we can greet this New Year with excitement and optimism
We have the mandate and the majority. Let’s make 2020 a year of progress and work now to set up a decade we can all be proud of.
Its success in innovative industries is based on an R&D-intensive, novel-product-based, export-oriented business model. One that the UK should adopt.
Nick Hargrave: Wanted. A Too Difficult Department to help tackle intractable post-election problems.
I am arguing that there is some limited space for radical candour with the electorate on the difficult choices facing the country in the 2020s.
Our survival as a party and arguably that of our nation itself depends on people having a stake in this country.
Ryan Bourne: Greta Thunberg and Prince Harry are wrong. Our ingenuity is the earth’s ultimate resource.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.