Friday, November 27, 2020
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Ageing populations demand new technologies, says government

In 2014, the median age of the UK population passed 40 for the first time. Over the next 20 years, the number of citizens aged over 60 will increase from just...
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A.I. repaying investment – but users ignoring risks, says McKinsey

Most companies report measurable benefits from artificial intelligence (AI), with a group of high performers showing how best to apply the technology. However, a great deal of work remains within organisations...
Facial Recognition Privacy Regulation

Why facial recognition systems should be regulated

Chris Middleton reports on a complex debate as the US considers putting legal restrictions on facial recognition systems. Moves are afoot in the US to regulate facial recognition technology. This month, two...
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Ethical AI: Europe publishes new guidelines

Chris Middleton explains what Europe is doing to meet the ethical challenge posed by the rise of AI. What do organisations need to do to implement AI ethically – and just...
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Endless Opportunities with Sensors and Data

Current prospects for innovation, development and growth in the sensors market are offer extraordinary opportunities… The global automotive sensors market is set to grow to $41.9bn by 2025 (an increase of $13.8...
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Should we fear AI, or embrace its benefits?

Fifty-two technologists, academics, and business leaders have been quoted by business intelligence group CB Insights as saying that AI could spiral out of control and threaten human society. Some have hit the...

No Deal Brexit: A data disaster

Chris Middleton explains why the free flow of data we currently enjoy has little to do with ‘the cloud’, and everything to do with EU trade deals. While arguments rage about the...

Hortonworks and Cloudera – A Tale of Two Visions

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So said Dickens in his work The Tale of Two Cities. Like the English and French in the early...


UK winning cybersecurity battle, claims DCMS

The proportion of UK businesses experiencing cyber breaches or attacks has dropped from 43 percent to 32 percent in the past 12 months, according...

Fighting the Giants