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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...
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The Tale of Two Behemoths

Up until Super Bowl XLII, David Tyree was a backup receiver and a special teams Pro Bowler at best. However, his relatively quiet career would be defined by a single moment...
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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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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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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...

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...
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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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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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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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Microsoft Cloud Over an Indian Summer

For most non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in India, the past few summers have been relentless. The government has cancelled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA)...

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