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Drones Need Reliable Flight Data To Keep Skies Safe

Now much more than harmless toys, commercial drone usage is becoming an urgent issue for users and regulators alike.

Read articleposted 21st August 2019
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 . . .

Read articleposted 2nd April 2019
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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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Why AI & IoT Need To Be Accepted Outside The C-Suite

Why AI & IoT Need To Be Accepted Outside The C-Suite

AI and IoT devices are too complicated for their own good. Digitization, optimized processes, prescriptive analytics – these phrases may excite the C-suite, but for those actually using industrial machinery, following processes that have often been unchanged for decades, buzzwords . . .

Read articleposted 26th March 2019
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‘I Thought About Suicide So Much Today It’s Scaring Me’: Should AI Intervene On Suicidal Texts?

'I Thought About Suicide So Much Today It's Scaring Me': Should AI Intervene On Suicidal Texts?

Technology is often seen as the exact opposite of emotion. Robots in the movies are portrayed as unfeeling killers or incapable of experiencing an emotion without exploding – with the implication that human feelings are too complex for computers to . . .

Read articleposted 25th March 2019
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Unlimited Vacation Time: Why No Holiday Policy Is The Best Holiday Policy

Forbes.com

Wandering through the office one day, I overheard a conversation about our holiday policy between two developers and couldn’t help but smirk to myself: A: ‘I don’t know what to do about my holidays.’ B: ‘What’s the problem?’ A: ‘I . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Opening Up The Edge: Why Agnostic Cloud Software Is The Key To Edge Computing

Forbes.com

The rising value of data has changed the business landscape forever, and companies have migrated en masse to the (theoretical) unlimited capacity of the cloud. As IoT devices have started to pump more data through networks and into the cloud, . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Big Data, AI & IoT, Part Three: What’s Stopping Us?

Forbes.com

This series of articles has looked at the promise of Big Data, AI, and IoT, and how they all make up one ecosystem. So after looking at the benefits of these technologies in specific environments, it is worth a review of the . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Big Data, AI & IoT Part Two: Driving Industry 4.0 One Step At A Time

Forbes.com

What comes to mind when you think of a factory? A dark Victorian mill? A Charlie Chaplin skit? Or a roboticized production line? Industrial manufacturing has consistently been a marker of progress, acting as a sign of the times as . . .

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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