Have You Tried Switching It On and Off Again?


An embarrassing delay this afternoon for Liam Maxwell, the government’s Chief Technology Officer, at his presentation to HuffPo’s riveting Future of Work conference.

Before Maxwell’s big speech about how the Cabinet Office installed better WiFi, no one could figure out how to make the computer work.

The man charged with driving forward Whitehall’s digital agenda looked on helplessly… 

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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