Machine learning is artificial intelligence (AI) technology which allows machines to learn by using algorithms to interpret data from connected ‘things’ to predict outcomes and learn from successes and failures.
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to a world where aircraft engines, fridges, thermostats and medical devices are connected to the internet with a view to automating more of our lives, saving energy or making industrial processes run more efficiently.
For hundreds of years, the key drivers of progress in healthcare were biology and chemistry.
Imagine programmable factories, oil fields, offices, warehouses, mines and supply chains which are all undergirded by ‘Social Networks of Big Iron’, jet engines, wind turbines, locomotives, tractors, drills and milling machines.
Elon Musk is in trouble again, having once again exposed himself on Twitter as a major tech entrepreneur unable to keep key company information to himself.
“A very prominent myth is that blockchain will trigger the demise of banks,” says Igor Pejic, author of Blockchain Babel.
The usual host of awards including best screenplay and best visual effects came up at the 2019 Oscars last night.
Travel tech firm Citymapper has announced a London travel pass designed to rival the Oyster card.
There’s a battle raging between landlords and network operators that is threatening to stifle the 5G UK rollout.
“I believe this misunderstanding will continue for some time,” Huawei executive director Ryan Ding said at a pre-Mobile World Congress session at the London Savoy.
In spite of reports that ransomware attacks are fewer and that companies should instead be on the lookout for cryptomining hacks, Todd Matters, co-founder and chief architect at hybrid cloud services and disaster recovery provider RackWare says they are still something businesses should be wary of.
An alternative satellite navigation system to Galileo has been suggested by engineering academics at a snip of the price of the EU project.
There are many claims around 5G, the fifth generation of mobile network, but Ericsson head of 5G commercialisation, Thomas Noren, summed it up at a pre-Mobile World Congress session.
The Nissan x OPUS camper uses second-life EV batteries to power off-grid activities so that passengers can stream boxsets on a projector screen in even remote parts of the world for seven days.
Lab-grown meat may not be the viable alternative to farming that loyal meat-eaters have hoped for, with the process creating even more greenhouse gases.
Holidaymakers travelling from Manchester airport were treated to super-quick mobile connectivity, with 5G letting them download television entertainment for their flights in a quarter of the usual time.
Companies such as Google’s Waymo are testing robot cars on Californian public roads, and reports to the Department of Motor Vehicles there show that human intervention is needed on average every 14 miles.
Video games are a real source of controversy among social scientists, whose meta-analyses says both that they can cause violent behaviour and that they can prevent it, but blockchain could be the answer.
Robots are set to improve their choice of grip now a study into grasp choice has been released from The BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision.
AntBot, a new walking robot, uses the same navigation techniques as ants to travel several hundreds of metres and return without getting lost.
Self-driving cars are learning how to recognise and predict pedestrians’ movements with better accuracy, by focusing on people’s gait, body symmetry and foot placement.
An AI platform called Herman can analyse pathogens infecting our cells using the same algorithms as autonomous cars and can achieve the same level of accuracy as a trained biologist.
Graphene, the first two-dimensional material ever discovered, is being incorporated into water filtration systems to produce results far beyond what is currently possible.
The blockchain entertainment studio SingularDTV has rebranded as Breaker, promising a new approach to film production and distribution.
The five-day working week may become a footnote in our history of industrialisation, like child chimney sweeps once common in the UK.
Reading, in the UK county of Berkshire, has the highest employment rate in IT, software and computer services after London and beats the capital on highest gross value added.
IT professionals have growing concerns about government surveillance, and it’s impacting their approach to password security.
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a world of internet-connected devices, from aircraft to fridges, and including cars and medical apparatus.
Three artificial intelligence bots named Harry, Bert and Lenny have been deployed at insurance company AXA and will save employees 18,000 hours of repetitive work each year.