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Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy - Issue #37

This week: awards, books, films, new job, new products, and free drinks! Next week: the full report o

Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy

May 25 · Issue #37 · View online
This week in the digital economy.

This week: awards, books, films, new job, new products, and free drinks! Next week: the full report on ‘Blockchain for Good’. Have a great weekend. 

Very proud that CoDE co-director Prof Roger Maull’s paper was awarded Highly Commended:
Emerald: Outstanding Paper Awards
040117 Research Fellow in Digital Economy and Blockchain - Jobs at the University of Surrey
This week’s most unlikely new item:
Best Smart Notebook | Cloud Notebook | Rocketbook Wave
….with this one running a close second:
Toy Passport - Include them in the travel adventures! - Home
Our latest blog:
'The Art of the Impossible': Digital transformation for industry
This short video from the World Economic Forum presents a useful backgrounder on the 4th Industrial Revolution, and its potential impacts. To a large extent, this is the context for CoDE and why we exist. This is not a technological issue. It is a business and societal issue.
World Economic Forum | Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution - YouTube
….tomorrow the world:
Croydon Tech City | Croydon Tech City
Appraising the impact and role of platform models and Government as a Platform (GaaP) in UK Government public service reform: Towards a Platform Assessment Framework (PAF)
The day after ‘Blockchain for Good’ at TechUK, musings on identity, transaction, community and trust from one of yesterday’s panellists:
Mo’ identity, mo’ money, mo’ book – dgwbirch – Medium
A great new book from Dave Birch….We’re looking forward to reading it!
Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin | David G.W. Birch
Some light reading. Because we all need encouraging:
Lessons from history’s great innovators that you should never forget
Finally, the latest from Silicon Drinkabout Guildford: Announcing a new sponsor!!
Travis Lee Street, Organizer of Silicon Drinkabout Guildford, reports:
I’m terribly excited to announce our sponsor for our upcoming Silicon Drinkabout Guildford on June 2nd - Richard Game of Cressive Digital (
Cressive Digital helps with website health and performance. Simply put!
Give them a follow over on Twitter @cressive to show your thanks for the free (first come first serve) bar next week! - Travis
1-2 free drinks per Drinkabout member!
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