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Geospatial Technology Could Solve The U.K. Housing Crisis

As we look to better manage our country’s housing issues, it stands to reason that new technologies leveraging AI will help us digitize available data to better analyze, plan, and inform the decisions we make around new housing development.

Read articleposted 10th November 2020
Geospatial Technology Could Solve The U.K. Housing Crisis

Forbes.com

As we look to better manage our country’s housing issues, it stands to reason that new technologies leveraging AI will help us digitize available data to better analyze, plan, and inform the decisions we make around new housing development.

Read articleposted 10th November 2020
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Inspiring Confidence In Education With VR – Part Two

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Stanford research shows an improvement in kids’ self-efficacy (confidence in their ability to tackle new tasks) when learning with VR. Can new developers and decreasing costs help to make VR learning a viable option?

Read articleposted 3rd November 2020
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Can VR Training Make Remote Work Engaging Again? Part One

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VR could improve human skills training beyond traditional classroom or elearning methods, and it could also help those working from home to feel more connected and engaged with their colleagues. But can VR overcome obstacles such as cost and content?

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Why Data Sharing Can Make Organizations Worldwide Smarter Together

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While the value of sharing data has been proven multiple times over in the consumer sphere, businesses are less keen to share their piece of the puzzle – but with everyone facing unprecedented hardships, that could soon change.

Read articleposted 20th October 2020
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Do Algorithms Dream Of Electric Speech? What Virtual Philip K. Dick Can Teach Us About AI

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“It seems to me that it is really impossible that it could be me.” What can a conversation between a virtual Philip K Dick and Dr. Ben Goertzel, one of the world’s leading AI researchers, teach us about the playful . . .

Read articleposted 2nd October 2020
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Does The Office Still Have A Purpose?

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Is the modern office redundant in the age of Covid? Lawrence Mohiuddine, MD of EMEA and The Americas at Unispace, thinks not. Office space offers more than just proximity, but can it keep pace with the remote work revolution?

Read articleposted 18th September 2020
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Manufacturing Leaders Turn To As-A-Service Business Models Post-Covid

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With reduced numbers of employees physically available, and factory shut-downs in many sectors, the manufacturing industry is turning to Equipment-as-a-service business models to try and pivot into a new way of working.

Read articleposted 16th September 2020
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UK Exam Results U-Turn: Algorithms Alone Can’t Solve Complex Human Problems

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Taking exams is never easy, but getting an algorithm to decide results is far more difficult. The UK government have learnt the hard way that a badly constructed algorithm does more harm than good – the question now is if . . .

Read articleposted 4th September 2020
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Is Facebook Doing Enough To Stop Racial Bias In AI?

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After recently announcing Equity and Inclusion teams to investigate racial bias across their platforms, and undergoing a global advertising boycott over alleged racial discrimination, is Facebook doing enough to tackle racial bias?

Read articleposted 28th August 2020
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