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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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Amazon rejects calls to ban sales of facial recognition

Amazon shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to ban the company from selling its Rekognition system to the police and government agencies. At the company’s recent annual general meeting, less than three...
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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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AI: Time for business to grow up

Chris Middleton reports on why organisations need to take a more mature view of Industry 4.0 technologies, despite the negative media coverage. Hardly a month goes by without a report being splashed...
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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...
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UK broadband: More smoke and mirrors from Whitehall

Chris Middleton explains why the government’s latest announcement about rural broadband is welcome – but not what it appears to be. A UK programme to roll out full-fibre, gigabit-capable broadband to remote...

Global Leaders meet at WEF Davos to discuss the fourth industrial revolution

The 49th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, from 22-25 January 2019, brought together CEOs, politicians, economists, scientists, and activists to debate the critical questions facing the planet. Globalisation,...

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Us Understand The Universe.

Have you ever stood outside under a bright starry-lit sky? It’s an overwhelming experience, and maybe the last thing on your mind is artificial...

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