Thursday, October 22, 2020
AI and robotics

How AI and robots drive the next generation of jobs

Chris Middleton explains why the dominant narrative about robots equalling mass unemployment is wrong. However, the nature of work and skills is certainly changing. In 2018, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicted...
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Unique Reach by Google will Prevent Advertisers from Spamming

During Google’s Marketing Next conference in San Francisco, the search giant unveiled a new measurement tool called Unique Reach which will allow marketers to know the exact number of times a...
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UK Industrial strategy: A bold vision scuppered by incompetence

OPINION While the British government wrestles with Brexit, it has announced more details of its plans to raise R&D investment to 2.4 percent of GDP, in line with its revamped industrial...
fundamentum

Some Catching Up To Do

In 2010 President Obama had exhorted American students to toil harder in schools, as their hard work and success would determine America’s leadership and hegemony in an increasingly multipolar world. He...
Quantifi

Quantifying Ads Across Social Media

There are some smooth advertisements that put across the importance of purchasing certain products. Perhaps it is the jingle or a snarky comment or even a one-liner that renders it etched...
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Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...
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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...
RankBrain

Google RankBrain, AI, & Your Business: A Match Made in Heaven

Things at Google are getting more and more interesting in the AI/machine learning world. These days, Google is using AI/machine learning models in its search algorithms to make search results for...
TPU

Tensor Processing Unit: A Chip Off the Old Block

These days everyone knows that NVIDIA is the leader in global production of graphics processing units (GPUs). The company is making the news this week after announcing remarkably higher earnings over...
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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...

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BRINGING DIVERSITY TO AI

Humans have always been different from one another. While the champions of equality would glare if one mentioned the obvious inherent inequalities amongst peoples...

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