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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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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...

Why the UK’s backward stance is a disaster for tech

Chris Middleton expresses a personal view on the PR problem created by the UK’s double-headed approach to technology For the past three years, the UK has had the bare bones of a...

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...
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Failing to Plan? Or Planning to Fail? Disaster Recovery as a Critical Component of...

The old adage, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail” has never been more true than in the growing data-rich corporate market space of the 21st century. With business moving...
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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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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...
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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...

Online harms: Can UK internet regulation succeed?

Chris Middleton looks at the British government’s Online Harms white paper and whether the UK can really regulate the internet independently. The government has published its delayed – and much-anticipated – white...

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Newest Developments in Time Management SaaS

Tracking time and employee productivity are the thorn in the side of every single human resource team in the business world. Trying to find...

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