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Beyond checklists: critical thinking about data ethics, technology and AI

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On the 6 th December 2022, the Data Ethics and Society Reading Group will run its fourth event of the year, focusing on Artificial Unintelligence. Here, Harriet and Michael talk about the group.

Using a federated model for API discovery in government

API data for a GOV.UK page

The CDDO Data Standards Authority are working on the discovery of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) within and between different government departments and agencies. APIs are a great way to share data as and when it’s needed using agreed open formats, rather than copying and duplicating data in different places. 

Comparing ethnicity data for different countries

The Race Disparity Unit at the Cabinet Office Equalities Hub have analysed different approaches taken by national governments to understanding how they compare on issues such as ethnic diversity and cultural identity.

Presenting data: 5 tips for making your data understandable

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DWP statistician Catherine Hope leads the cross-government ‘Presentation Champions’ who share best practice for designing the best ways to present government data. In this blog she shares some tips on the best ways to make your information understandable.