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Aug 22, 2022

In this episode Miles is joined by Professor Luciano Floridi of Oxford University; Simon Whitworth of the UK Statistics Authority; and Pete Stokes from the ONS to talk about data ethics and public trust in official statistics.

 

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MILES FLETCHER 

 

Hello, I'm Miles Fletcher, and in this episode of...


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