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Welcome to my new website

I am a NED @ Crowdbnk and a Strategic Advisor to StartUpCapitalVenture 2 in San Francisco; I am also on the CITI Advisory Board @ Columbia University, NY.

I chair Trinity Hospice, Clapham, NISE NHS IP hub & Major Stanley's Trust at OURFC

 

 

Two of the brilliant speakers this morning at SOAS: Dr Moyes and Prof Kwiatkowski http://t.co/w0AZijbwtD

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I founded the Women's Sport Foundation (1984), dot.tv, the first family computer channel, on BSkyB (1995), the Oxford University Internet Institute (2000), the Parliamentary Sports Fellowship scheme (2004) & a Digital Day for the Nation (2007) which is now a week.

I am on the RFU SE Legacy Board for the RWC 2015, an Ambassador to the European Brain Council's Year of the Brain 2014/15 and sit on the Senior Advisors Group at Pagefield.

I am a member of RIBA's Library Committee and the Design Council's Sounding Board and chair the Development Committee at BookTrust.

I am trying to put the funding together for an Internet Policy Institute.



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Social Networking 3/05 9-15 March 2015 Monday Jack @ Pimlico Tuesday Frances Edmonds @ Notting Hill Broadband Debate @ House of Commons Bump Adam Afriyie MP Michael Connarty MP David Williams Avanti David Cullen ITS David Webb FSB Helen Milner, CEO, Tinder Foundation Mark Pritchard MP Gareth Thomas MP Andrew McKinley FMP Wednesday Development Board @ Book Trust Bump Karen Brown, Chair Diana Gerald, CEO Marlene Johnson Jane Morris Keith Gilbey David Roche Crowdbnk @ Cork &...
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Social Networking 3/06 16-22 March 2015 Monday Reuben Exhibition @ RA Tuesday Charles Rennie Mackintosh lecture @ RIBA Wednesday MCC Cricket dinner @ Lord's Bump Joe Downey Simon Halliday Thursday Daisy @ Bill's, Kensington Friday Trinity Hospice Dallas Pounds, CEO Anna Macleod, Director of Fund Raising Tricia Hitch, Volunteer Tanya Shaw, Shine TV James Thellusson, Trustee Saturday England v France @ Twickenham Bump Carry & Jem Green Sunday Daisy @ Pimlico
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Social Networking 3/04 2-8 March 2015 Monday Robert White  & John Stedman @ NAO Anna Yallop  & Neil Watkins @ Portcullis House Trinity Board @ Trinity Hospice Bump Bishop of Southwark James Hibbert David Clarson Julia Robertson Dallas Pounds Lynne Ager Peter Gluckman Tessa Moore Sarah Gray Tuesday Guy Bell @ Pimlico Wednesday Ian Pearson @ Thomas Cubitt Thursday Crowdbnk Board @ Old Street Bump Ian Pearson Ayan Mitra Christopher Humphry Professor Kevin Theakston...
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What is the point of a web site? I was the creator and director of the first family computer channel in the UK (on BSkyB) which was initially called the Computer Channel and ended up as dot.tv. Our web site in 1996 had video (!) and we placed our programmes on to it though that wasn't as easy at it sounds. When I was elected to Parliament in May, 1997 it was a shock to find how far behind the authorities were and how it took to move the machinery into the 19th century let alone the late...
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The Health Select Committee published its report on Palliative Care two days ago. You can access it viawww.parliament.uk and then use the search. Highlights: The care that people receive at the end of their lives has a profound impact not only upon them but also upon their families and carers. At the most difficult of times, their experience will be made worse if they encounter poor communication and planning or inadequate professional expertise. The Health Committee has looked at the state of...

Latest Video

The internet's role in the recession. G20 and we20
we20 have been lucky enough to speak to Derek Wyatt MP one of the pioneers of internet adoption within UK Parliament. Derek spoke to us about the internet's role in contributing to and possibly solving the recession. He also explains some background to the G20 Summit and discusses we20.

Internet Stuff

Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights published
Policy Exchange one of our more vibrant think tanks - though slightly right wing - has produced an excellent technology manifesto

You can follow Derek on any of the sites below

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