How secure data-sharing can help ‘Daniel Blakes’

Chris Coates is web editor for the ESRC-funded Administrative Data Service. He coordinates the Network newsletter, and helps to ensure that ADRN’s communications are clear and transparent.

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Winning Outstanding British film at the 2017 BAFTAs – not to mention the prizes it’s already taken, including the Palme d’Or at Cannes – I, Daniel Blake, the tale of a man’s dealings with the benefits system, is having another moment in the limelight. Continue reading

Navigating private life in a public world

Samuel Miles is a PhD student at Queen’s Mary University of London.

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His piece ‘Navigating private life in a public world’ finished in the top 10 of the ESRC’s writing competition, The World in 2065 – in collaboration with academic publishers, SAGE.  You can read it below:

Navigating private life in a public world

Walking down a city street, you feel a buzz from the phone in your pocket. Looking at the screen, you read a message from the coffee shop on the next block. ‘We’ve got a new batch of that Javanese coffee you said you liked last week. Come and try it now and we’ll upgrade you to a Grande for free!’
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