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Why Governments Should Be Using Blockchain

Cryptocurrency has had a lot to answer for in recent years. Bitcoin, Ethereum et al have hardly been out of the headlines since their inception, culminating in ‘the Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that shocked die-hard fans and investors  – but . . .

Read articleposted 14th May 2019
Why Governments Should Be Using Blockchain

Why Governments Should Be Using Blockchain

Cryptocurrency has had a lot to answer for in recent years. Bitcoin, Ethereum et al have hardly been out of the headlines since their inception, culminating in ‘the Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that shocked die-hard fans and investors  – but . . .

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UK To Introduce New Law For IoT Device Security

UK To Introduce New Law For IoT Device Security

The UK government has announced plans to introduce new IoT security lawsfor manufacturers of connected devices. Launched by Digital Minister Margot James, the legislation (which is open for consultation) will involve a mandatory labeling system to determine the level of security . . .

Read articleposted 3rd May 2019
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The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

Detecting cancer might be AI’s most altruistic and convoluted challenge yet. Standard screening methods such as radiological imaging can miss signs of cancer, or return a false negative (as it does in 20-30% of cases). The process of scanning images is particularly in . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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3D Printing – Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs’ Dávid Lakatos

3D Printing - Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs' Dávid Lakatos

Making your own Yoda bobblehead or bringing a Penrose Triangle into existence are by far the least useful uses of 3D printing, despite what hundreds of YouTube channels might suggest. The technology has quickly become democratized and even reduced to making cheap and cheerful . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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What is RPA? Part 2: RPA Lessons & Predictions for 2019

What is RPA? Part 2: RPA Lessons & Predictions for 2019

RPA is fast becoming a reliable way to trial automation without committing to a full-scale AI program. As the market grows, RPA is becoming a viable automation technology in its own right, and companies are beginning to demand more from . . .

Read articleposted 16th April 2019
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Part One: Why Are Experian, The UK Government And OpenReach Using RPA?

Part One: Why Are Experian, The UK Government And OpenReach Using RPA?

Compared to AI, IoT, Blockchain and 3D printing, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has not grabbed the headlines in the same way. This may lead to a lack of understanding about what RPA is, but the market is growing around the . . .

Read articleposted 11th April 2019
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Solving ‘The Britney Spears Problem’: Why Finding Trends In Data Is Such A Challenge

Solving 'The Britney Spears Problem': Why Finding Trends In Data Is Such A Challenge

‘I think, therefore I am.’ ‘I google, therefore I think.’ Not sure that Descartes would agree with this. Search engines are not as omniscient as many people may think – as anything powered by AI is limited by the statistical . . .

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Making Automation Work For You (And Your Employees) – Interviewing Schneider Electric’s Digital CTO

Making Automation Work For You (And Your Employees) - Interviewing Schneider Electric's Digital CTO

Automation technologies – AI, IoT, 3D printing and more – are making their presence felt in industry. Some pessimistic estimates state that 30% of all jobs are at potential risk of automation by the mid-2030s, but automation technologies are widely seen . . .

Read articleposted 1st April 2019
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The Future On Four Wheels – Change In The Automotive Business

The Future On Four Wheels - Change In The Automotive Business

The future of the automotive industry is open. As new technology enters the market, like sensor technology, mixed reality and 3D printing, contenders from all manner of industries are bringing different thinking to the boardroom as well as the R&D . . .

Read articleposted 28th March 2019
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