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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...
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Cryptocurrency: That’s a Big Ripple

The growth of popularity in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum has been unprecedented. A recent article detailed the meteoric rise of value of Bitcoin ($100 in 2010 would be worth), and...
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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...

Will blockchain become the Apple of data management technology?

Australian banking giant ANZ ruffled a lot of feathers recently with the release of a short, tidy little flowchart. Designed to help enterprise establishments determine if blockchain is the best solution...
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UK Industrial strategy: A bold vision scuppered by incompetence

OPINION While the British government wrestles with Brexit, it has announced more details of its plans to raise R&D investment to 2.4 percent of GDP, in line with its revamped industrial...
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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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Dubai Police Force: Facing the Robotic Future

What is a robot? This is not a philosophical question, but a practical one. Honestly consider, what defines whether something is a robot or not? Would a human-like form, that does a human’s...
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The Best Part of a Sandwich

There are some things in the world that can never be fully understood--the laws of gravity, the concept of time, etc… But none of these things can top the utter mystery...

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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...
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Another North Korea Deja Vu

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