Automation Is Here To Stay And Organisations Should Welcome It

Paul Cant | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Cant

The question will be how we prepare the workforce for its arrival. Businesses must now equip their staff with the digital tools and expertise they need to keep pace with these technological advances. Employees are looking to their employers to demonstrate responsible and responsive leadership.

Where Will The Future Of Artificial Intelligence Take Us?

Vince Lynch | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech
Vince Lynch

Predicting a year's worth of trends in a field as explosive as artificial intelligence is a bit like guessing what a human would do if you gave them every superpower all at once. Would they heat up their latte using eye lasers or rob a bank with a cucumber?

The Three As Of FinTech. AI's Evolutionary Triple Threat

Daniel Hegarty | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Tech
Daniel Hegarty

Financial services, for example, has been flipped on its head thanks to AI. No more than a decade ago it was unthinkable that a customer could have a loan or credit card application underwritten online in milliseconds without an underwriter in sight.

The 'Close Doors' Button In Lifts Is Actually A Fake

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Tech

We’ve all been there, you see your boss coming and are desperately willing the lift doors to close so you don’t have to spend the next ten floors ...

CyberWinter Is Coming!

Guy Goldstein | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Guy Goldstein

We are today faced with a grave danger posed by the rise of the machines. Between today and 2022, according to different but converging estimates, one supercomputer somewhere in a civilian lab will reach the theoretical calculation power of the human brain.

24 Videos Of Incredibly Satisfying Machines Making Things

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

The modern industrial world is a horrifying and brutally mechanistic terror. It is also -- if filmed correctly -- intensely beautiful. This video b...

Artificially Intelligent Algorithm Hired Onto A Company's Board Of Directors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

A venture capital firm in Hong Kong has hired an artificially intelligent algorithm to its board of directors. Read that again. Deep Knowledge V...

Welcome to the Second Machine Age - But What Does It Mean for Business?

Tom Clive | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech
Tom Clive

According to a new book written by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfssen entitled 'The Second Machine Age', we have witnessed two major technological shifts in our history. The first began towards the end of the 19th century, where machines replaced and multiplied the physical work of humans and animals.

WATCH: The Machine Is Designed To Make Just One Perfect Cookie

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Making cookies isn't that difficult really - unless you want the absolute, masterpiece, perfect cookie. Then it gets a bit tricker. But now one man...

Bibliomat: Small-Scale Press Makes Out-Of-Print Books On Demand

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech

Toronto bookseller The Monkey's Paw has come up with a novel way to sell old books on demand. The Bibliomat is a book printing machine that sells c...

Ubiquitous Computing: Blurring the Mind and Machine Gap

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

When humans, machines and the internet get together, what will the future look like? Michael Chorost's fascinating The World Wide Mind takes us through a journey of all the possibilities.

The Self-Service Checkout Machine: Please Put Your Misanthropy in the Bag

Julian White | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Julian White

A little while ago, self-service checkouts were finally installed in my local Morrisons. And long overdue they were too, if you're asking me. Not that I'm antisocial or anything. Far from it, I spend my days crouched over a laptop in a book-lined study (alright, book-lined garden shed) because I'm an incorrigible people person.

Giant Drill To Be Buried Under The Heart Of Manhattan

The New York Times | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

A 200-tonne drill used to cut tunnels for the New York underground is to be buried deep under the heart of Manhattan. The New York Times reports that...