Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job? […]

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Scottish Charities supported by UK aid | UK Government Scotland

The Department for International Development works to end extreme poverty, we tackle some of the major global issues around poverty reduction, climate change, as well as responding to humanitarian crises. We have joint offices, joint headquarters, one based in Whitehall another here in East Kilbride, as well as we’ve got an overseas network from Afghanistan […]

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Welcome to the UK government content design community

Content design is one of the really critical disciplines within user-centred design to help us to interpret the amazing policies and parts of our services into content that users can understand and can interact with. I started in government about six months ago, just getting my head around how government works how the different departments […]

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One year of the Government Transformation Strategy at the Department for International Trade (DIT)

The Department for International Trade is a new department and it was set up to take full advantage of our leaving the European Union. We’ve grown very very quickly and we’ve put out some amazing tools. What we’re finding from what we’ve delivered is some brilliant, brilliant results. Businesses, for example, who use our digital […]

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Demonstrating the benefits of Artificial Intelligence in government with the Rubik’s Cube

This is a Lego Mindstorm robot. It’s just plain Lego, a Mindstorm kit, and some source software. And it is going to solve this Rubik’s Cube faster than else in this building… I hope! We want to demonstrate that, you know government needs aren’t particularly unique we can use off-the-shelf software, we can use open […]

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