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PODCAST: Andy Bates & Joe Tibbetts bump into each other at Connected Local Government Live

RealityBites #09: The cyber security piece - the one where Joe says recent cyber security events have dented the nation's confidence and Andy struggles to disagree without telling him he's simply wrong ...Read more

PODCAST: RealityBites #08 government investment in battery operated houses, smart grid, flattening the spikes in energy demand

CLICK RED/WHITE ARROW to listen to the one where Andy describes a smart grid future and the Government invests a quarter of a billion pounds in his vision....Read more

PODCAST: RealityBites #06 The one where Andy & Joe segue from machine learning to AI, while Andy visits a call centre where 600 actors are selling wine.

Will Andy's robot vacuum-cleaner kill the dog and throw it out with the trash? Can it be taught to be stupid and so pass the Tibbetts test for intelligence? ...Read more

PODCAST: Driverless, electric, delivery vans promise much for local and social services

William Sachiti has just launched the Kar-Go which will, he says, slash the cost of making deliveries and make the delivery of smaller, lower-value packages more viable....Read more

PODCAST: RealityBites #05 Andy Bates & Joe Tibbetts asking "Is laughter really infectious?"

The one where a virus nearly kills off Joe just as another virus takes down the NHS and (king of the glass-half-full) Andy Bates finds a surprising amount of good cheer among the talk of armageddon...Read more

Councils must manage low level airspace for security and profit

Local government will be forced to manage their own airspace for security purposes. However they will also be able to monetise the licensing of access to the drone-zone above their places...Read more

PODCAST: RealityBites #04 Andy makes some predictions and Joe finds true north

PODCAST RealityBites #01 Is this full-on, always-connected life threatening our physical and mental health?

Connected Local Government Live 2017 packed programme

PODCAST: We need to build around 100,000 more homes each year. Will it ever happen?