Tag or Interest: artificial intelligence

  1. 01/06/2017 - 09:45 Type of content: Blog
    Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest topics right now, covering a range of industries. The trouble with a hot topic is that it is often accompanied by a lot of hot air. So here is our guide to help you demystify what it is and how it can be used by...
  2. 03/05/2017 - 16:30 Type of content: Article
    “If we don’t get enough women into AI, we will all die.” That is not a hostage demand gone bad, rather it is a genuine concern that a critical data-driven technology could develop to include a gender bias which may have terrible unintended consequences. Since it was...
  3. 25/04/2017 - 16:00 Type of content: Article
    If you could use data to solve a global healthcare problem, what would stop you? If the data you needed was available on an open basis - and you could find the human resources - then the answer should be nothing. But if there was a high cost involved, the chance to...
  4. 21/04/2017 - 15:30 Type of content: Article
    One of the surprising things about big data analytics is just how much free stuff is on offer. From open data sets via the UK government to open source software for everything from data visualisation to graph databases, you can pick up most of the tools you need...
  5. 22/03/2017 - 22:00 Type of content: Blog
    If you were reading The Guardian (print edition) on Monday, 20th March, you might have noticed a telling juxtaposition of two news stories on the business pages. The first explained why future infrastructure spending plans are not focused on the right type of project....
  6. 16/03/2017 - 13:00 Type of content: Blog
    Have you spoken to a chatbot recently? Would you have even realised that your customer service query was being handled automatically? Or, looked at the other way round, have you wanted to interact with a human only to find there are none available? In case you haven’t...
  7. 03/03/2017 - 14:15 Type of content: Article
    “The people will rise up before the machines do.” According to Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at MIT, social revolution is more likely long before a Terminator-style takeover by artificial intelligence and robots. Given the relative placidity of the world’...
  8. 07/02/2017 - 11:45 Type of content: Blog
    Valentine’s Day is looming next week and for commercial flower growers it represents one of the biggest sales opportunities of the year. Assuming they can get their products cut and collected from  the fields, that is. In the wake of Brexit, the boss of one...
  9. 02/02/2017 - 12:45 Type of content: Article
    Following the story of servile androids and their human owners, Humans is set in the present day, as Wax said that he and his team felt the technology they show on screen was in the very near future. “This revolution is happening already around us. They are beginning...
  10. 20/09/2018 - 10:45 Type of content: News
    The Scottish Government is ramping up its campaign to make the country a serious rival to Silicon Valley by committing an extra £13.5 million to The Data Lab, the innovation centre which helps industry capitalise on the growing use of data science and artificial...

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