Saturday, January 23, 2021
Nth party

The Nth party: compliance with anti-bribery and corruption laws

For Fortune Global 1000 companies with complex global footprints and multiple third party affiliations, compliance with cybersecurity regulations, including anti-bribery and corruption laws, is a challenge. Global supply chains are inevitably...
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...
wayback

Censorship in India – the Wayback

The debate over online censorship around the world has taken many interesting turns, and has recently struck a chord in India. Any time violence or threats of arson surface in the...

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...
underwater robotics

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...
neutrality

Congress Members Suggest FCC Danger Zone with Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is the byword of the month, with a series of important suggestions and announcements in recent weeks. The debate over whether the US government will continue to allow the...
verizon

Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe

“Keep it secret, keep it safe.” Gandalf uttered these words to Frodo Baggins moments after leaving him with the one Ring. These words would become Frodo’s marching orders throughout the duration...
Big Tweet is Watching You

#BigTweetisWatchingYou

In 1949, George Orwell introduced the famous phrase that causes the innate spine-tingling fear of an authoritarian, censoring, Stalinist, dictatorial, police state: “Big Brother is watching you.”  For some reason, in...
dismantling of neutrality regulations

Net Neutrality and The Dismantling of Regulations

On December 14th, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is set to vote on whether or not to dismantle the regulations put in place in February 2015 by the Obama administration.  This...
Cyber security Alexa Amazon spy private

Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...

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