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About Data About Us

About Data About Us

This paper summarises the findings of a project by the RSA, the Open Data Institute (ODI) and Luminate exploring narratives around data rights and data ownership: how people feel about data about them, and how we can find ways to talk about data that everyone can understand and engage with.

RSA pick of the week

Asheem Singh

Director of Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing

On a daily basis, we are asked to make decisions about personal data about us – consenting to it being gathered and used for many purposes. We are only just starting to grasp the impact that these decisions have on us, and others. We must think differently about data, and the rights and responsibilities around it.

How to listen


14th September 2019

An article by: Asheem Singh

Why business leaders, politicians, and friends fail to listen - and the three ways you can listen better.

Calling all creative problem solvers


16th September 2019

An article by: Natalie Ortiz

Our 2019/20 Student Design Awards briefs have launched! Nine real-world challenges rooted in big societal problems, open to higher education students and recent graduates around the world.

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