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The Approach Of The Automated Age

Diederik (Dik) Vos | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Tech
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Diederik (Dik) Vos

The importance of investing in end-to-end process quality assurance is of supreme importance for consumer confidence during any digital change initiatives. We have recently seen numerous examples of businesses who fail to address the flaws in their processes and robustness of their IT systems in turn seriously damaging their brand reputation.

Don't Let Your Children Be Replaced By Robots

Russell Haworth | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

Kids of today grow up surrounded by smartphones and tablets, with almost a quarter being given unsupervised access to a device by the age of five, but they need directed learning to equip themselves with the skills needed to survive in the tech-driven future.

This Is What The Southern Lights Look Like From Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re lucky enough in your lifetime you might get to see the auroras from earth, visiting the Northern or Southern lights to see the dancing col...

Do You Really Choose What You Eat - Or Do Your Gut Microbes Decide For You?

The Conversation UK | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

We recently realised that these microbes are crucial for our digestion of foods, such as complex carbohydrates, and are key to regulating a normal immune system and making many essential hormones and vitamins that the body cannot produce.

Got High Standards? London's New Elite Dating App Could Be For You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech

Sorry ugly, poor people, you might want to stop reading, as this isn’t for the likes of you. London’s newest dating app, which also happens to be...

If India Goes Ahead With Current Power Plans, Global Climate Goals Will Be Unachievable

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

India is in a position to “single-handedly jeopardise” internationally agreed-upon climate commitments if proposed power grid plans go ahead, acco...

Would You Let A Stranger Pick Your Facebook Profile Picture? This Is Why You Should

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech

We all spend more and more of our time building relationships online, whether that is professional connections on LinkedIn or slightly-less-profession...

Caterpillars Could Be The Answer To Getting Rid Of Plastic Shopping Bags

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists think they have discovered a way that humans may be able to begin to tackle plastic waste on a mass scale, after finding a worm that is abl...

Delivery Drones Could Set Off Economic Chain Reactions

Quora | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech
Quora

Like certain environmental issues, I see most companies implementing automation seeing job displacement as being someone else's problem and do not spend nor invest any money to fund the education, training, or support require to help people through the change.

How Tech Is Reigniting The Golden Years For Our Ageing Populations

Andreas Schierenbeck | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech
Andreas Schierenbeck

In 2016, the global population was estimated to be 7.4 billion; a figure that the United Nations believes will increase to 11.2 billion by the year 2100. Today, one in eight of those 7.4 billion people are over the age of 60. This number is expected to increase as our overall quality of life continues to improve and we all live longer - with life expectancy even breaking the 90 barrier as soon as 2030, according to Imperial College London and the World Health Organization.

6 Easy Ways You Can Cut Down Phone Time When You're With Your Family

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents

We might be guilty of nagging our children about their addictions to all things electronic, but how often do we think about the amount of time we are ...

This App Alerts Parents When Their Kids Create Or Receive Sexual Images

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents

Parents who are worried about what their child gets up to on their mobile phone will soon be able to keep tabs on the type of images that are sent and...

This Is What Happens When Lightning Perfectly Strikes A Tree

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wanted to know what the entrance to hell looks like? Well stop the search, because we’ve found it for you. Deep in rural Mississippi, the gate...

Canadian Photographers Capture New Light In The Sky, Decide To Call It Steve

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Tech

First we had ‘Boaty McBoatface’, and now in episode two of don’t-let-the-public-name-stuff, a group of Canadian aurora photographers have named ...

Employees Should Not Worry About 'Beating The Bots'

Paul Roehrig | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Roehrig

With AI enhancement comes more efficiency, more productivity, and ultimately, more opportunity for people to do higher-value work with higher-value skills. This is the route to protecting jobs and creating new ones, not destroying them.

The Rise Of The Tech Wedding: From VR Wedding Videos To Stags On The Moon

Robin Weil | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Tech
Robin Weil

With everything from your morning run to the cute office dog now being a crucially important thing to document across every social media platform going, it's no wonder people are starting to question how you can utilise these technologies for slightly bigger milestones in your life such as say, a wedding?

17 Brilliant Signs From The March For Science That Show Scientists' Funny Sides

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK

Scientists flooded streets across the country in a display of defiance as fears of a post-truth age looms large over academia. Physicists, astronomers...

Mastercard Unveils Card With Fingerprint Sensor To Combat Fraud

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Tech

We already use biometric technology to get into our smartphones, but now it seems we’re going to need it to control our purse strings too as Masterc...

Things To Remember Before Using Wearable Tech For Fitness

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jyoti Agrawal

First came the GPS-based fitness apps that incorporate gamification and social media. It may sound shallow, but receiving a ton of likes on Facebook for completing 10,000 steps in a day is utterly rewarding. Then came wearables that track your very movement to ensure you have the proper form.

This Is What Happens When You Buy Your Dad A Playstation

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Tech

People might chastise children for becoming too involved with their video games, spending hours physically attached to the console and developing squa...

Constantly Craving A Net Fix: When Our Kids Can't Stop Swiping

Jenny Afia | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Parents
Jenny Afia

When it comes to online, we are living in a world of the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Let's not allow any online players to treat our children as if they are part of social experiment. We need regulation and proper discussion. And soon.

Terrorists Could Wipe Out 30 Million People Using Disease, Says Bill Gates

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Tech

Bill Gates has warned that the threat of terrorists using deadly diseases to attack populations is becoming increasingly likely. As if we didn’t hav...

How Will The Internet Of Things Affect The Telecommunications Industry?

Quora | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech
Quora

First of all, let's consider up to 2020. Even in this short span we should expect to see new applications placing pressure on scale, reliability, and security of the applications. That will press telecommunications operators and equipment providers to the edges of what they can do.

Meerkats You See In Zoos Are At Great Risk Of Stress

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech

In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring role in David Attenboroug...

Got A Runny Nose All The Time? Air Pollution Could Be The Cause

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Tech

There are not many things more irritating than having to walk around with a soggy tissue stuffed up your sleeve, constantly sniffing, because your nos...