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Police Scotland deploys drone fleet to find missing people
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Police Scotland deploys drone fleet to find missing people

The emergency services outfit is the latest to adopt the unmanned aerial technology to help with rescue missions
4 Nov 2019
Twitter bans political advertising from its platform
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Twitter bans political advertising from its platform

CEO says AI-based micro-targeting and misinformation are threats to civil discourse
31 Oct 2019
Automated software proves faulty for councils
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Automated software proves faulty for councils

Local authorities are dropping machine learning systems meant to save them money
17 Oct 2019
Nvidia, KCL unveil privacy-focused federated learning model
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Nvidia, KCL unveil privacy-focused federated learning model

The new model is said to help solve one of the most fundamental issues relating to the sharing of private data
14 Oct 2019
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California bans police use of facial recognition until 2030
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California bans police use of facial recognition until 2030

California sets a precedent for facial recognition and biometric tech use in law enforcement
10 Oct 2019
US blacklists Chinese surveillance firms over Uyghur abuse
Policy & legislation

US blacklists Chinese surveillance firms over Uyghur abuse

The US stops trade with 28 entities which targeted Uyghur Muslims with AI surveillance tech
8 Oct 2019
AI the most critical technology for CIOs in the next 5 years
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AI the most critical technology for CIOs in the next 5 years

60% of CIOs believe artificial intelligence and machine learning are the top critical future technologies
8 Oct 2019
Automating the end of discrimination
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Automating the end of discrimination

Tech tools such as AI and bots can help improve equality, but only if we humans build and use them the right way
8 Oct 2019
‘AI benefits’ slipping away from UK businesses
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‘AI benefits’ slipping away from UK businesses

Most firms don’t feel AI will improve performance, and that socioeconomic conditions aren't right
1 Oct 2019
Machine learning vs AI
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Machine learning vs AI

These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are fundamentally different technologies
28 Sep 2019
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What is machine learning?
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Business strategy

What is machine learning?

No longer science fiction, machines are getting cleverer by the day
27 Sep 2019
What is deep learning?
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What is deep learning?

We look at the phenomenon behind some of today's most advanced AI
25 Sep 2019
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AI is just clever marketing, and I’m not buying
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Marketing & comms

AI is just clever marketing, and I’m not buying

It’s painfully obvious that AI is going to become the ‘handmade’ of the 21st century
20 Sep 2019
Google swallows DeepMind's health division
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Google swallows DeepMind's health division

With it, the tech giant takes over contracts with five NHS Trusts, with only Yeovil opting out
19 Sep 2019
Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears
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Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears

Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
18 Sep 2019
Autonomous vehicles “could cut crashes by 22%”
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Autonomous vehicles “could cut crashes by 22%”

A small increase in self-driving technology could prevent hundreds of deaths, claims TRL
11 Sep 2019
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NHS places £130m bet on AI to treat debilitating conditions
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NHS places £130m bet on AI to treat debilitating conditions

Five regional Centres of Excellence are being supported with more cash to enhance AI-powered diagnostics
9 Sep 2019
Replaced by an AI: Would you retrain for a new job?
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Replaced by an AI: Would you retrain for a new job?

The government is testing a scheme to support anyone who loses their job to an AI — will businesses and their employees embrace it?
4 Sep 2019
NHSX's £250m AI Lab to develop 'practical' treatments
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Technology

NHSX's £250m AI Lab to develop 'practical' treatments

The national centre will channel efforts into treating conditions like heart disease and cancer with smart tech
8 Aug 2019
How will we staff the IT workforce of the future?
Careers & training

How will we staff the IT workforce of the future?

In the face of breakthrough technologies, STEM education isn't enough
5 Aug 2019
How data keeps the Tour de France running
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How data keeps the Tour de France running

Cloud, machine learning and edge computing are driving the competition's digital transformation and fan engagement
1 Aug 2019
Once upon AI time in Hollywood
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Once upon AI time in Hollywood

Producing a successful film has always been more an art than a science, but machine learning may be about to change that
29 Jul 2019
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Google still ‘covertly’ invests in military AI projects
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Google still ‘covertly’ invests in military AI projects

The Gradient Ventures AI fund supports companies with military and law enforcement drone contracts
26 Jul 2019
Government champions AI to improve UK road markings
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Government champions AI to improve UK road markings

£2 million will be use to fund the adoption of cutting-edge tech for road improvement
22 Jul 2019
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