Monday, September 28, 2020
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Fluent Design: Game changer by Microsoft

At the Build Developer Conference in 2017 Seattle, Microsoft made some new announcements that are sure to have an impact on the look and feel of its user Interfaces. Some are...
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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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Manufacturers Beware

The demand for cybersecurity will certainly rise as a new report by NTT Security sheds some light into growth in cyber threats. NTT Security’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) released their...
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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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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...
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Qualcomm and their Snapdragon 845 is the future of VR

Qualcomm has been inventing technology for the world since 1985. Before smartphones or autonomous cars, Qualcomm was laying down a foundation for the future with their groundbreaking technology. Qualcomm has continued...

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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...

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