David Haynes

Shores of Duddingston Loch, Edinburgh, November 2019

Recent posts

Visualizing uncertainty

A recent meeting about risk communication at Birkbeck, University of London, entitled: ‘Talking Flooding: linkages between communication, risk and resilience in Flood-prone communities’ led me to think about risk and uncertainty.  Although the day was focused on flood risk, it provided a useful insight into the way one particular sector deals with risk and someContinue reading “Visualizing uncertainty”

Metadata for information management and retrieval

book launch at City, University of London on 4th April 2018 The Snowden revelations brought into sharp focus the ethical issues surrounding metadata creation and use.  It raises issues about privacy, security, ownership and control of metadata and provides a challenge to information professionals on how to manage these issues. We also need to considerContinue reading “Metadata for information management and retrieval”