Whilst we are currently witnessing an explosion towards AI, the technology itself is still rather limited. It's fair to say that robots won't be replacing humans any time soon, as AI technology is simply not at the same level of cognitive thought that humans currently possess.
According to new research commissioned by VideoDoc, more than a quarter of people (27%) admitted that the most likely reason for having to take a day off work would be for a GP appointment - with one in 5 going on to say they had taken a full day of annual leave in order to see their GP
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.
Customers can decide whether to opt for a high-impact, shared experience; totally immersive, compelling alternative; or both. Such deployments can be used as both marketing and sales tools at any stage of the customer journey.
Among today's tech trends, the Internet of Things - IoT - is right up there as a talking point and emerging market. While the general idea has been around for some time (it was 'named' in 1999), it's only in the last few years that investment, product development and revenue have really accelerated.
If you're thinking about that Black Mirror episode where your social media rating affects everything from the house you can rent to the friends you keep, then you've pretty much got it. Sesame Credit scans your social data, purchasing behaviour, it even scans your friends (you lose points for having friends with low Sesame scores). Welcome to Big Brother's kinder, gentler hand.
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.
I have always loved meeting people and connecting face to face whether at a gig, in the studio or at a meeting - so all I had to do was tweak my mindset a little. By putting my vlogs up on the Internet - I am using a portal that enables me to do just that.
And it's not just because you need to be 100% contactable all of the time, no, there's that intense need to look busy if you're killing a bit of time between meetings, or you're waiting for a friend, or heaven forbid you're sat on a train and there's nothing to look at.
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.
There is an assumption amongst younger generations that the senior members of our society have no interest in technology. Labelled rather patronizingly as a generation of 'digital dinosaurs', there are often exaggerated claims of an ever-increasing 'digital divide' between the old and young.
Cutting costs - Costing as little as 2p per mile to charge, the electric vehicle is extremely economical to run. And because their inner workings are a lot less complicated than a traditional combustion engine, electric cars are cheaper to maintain; it's estimated that the Nissan Leaf costs a meagre £11 per month, versus £30p/m for the Ford Focus.
On the very day of the 2016 US Presidential election, Oxford Dictionaries declared "Post-truth" the word of the year. In the few months since, we've seen the emergence of "Alternative Facts" and "Fake News."
Now, the way to look at that is not just a 10 to 15% increase in happy patients from 80% with a standard off-the-shelf knee to 95% with a custom-made prosthesis; that's actually a two-thirds reduction (from 15% down to just 5%) in unhappy patients, which is massive.
Many people across the UK will have recently invested in a new gadgets be it smart TVs, mobile phones, tablets or game consoles. With video streaming fast becoming one of the main reasons we use the internet, it's no surprise these gadgets are some of the most desired products on the market, and it's likely the UK's love of internet-enabled devices will continue to rise this year.
It seems that my husband has been having an affair. And I've got absolutely no idea what I'm going to do about it. Because what the hell do you do when there's suddenly someone else in the middle of your relationship? In the middle of your family?
Crowdfunding is never as easy as people assume and finding a community who will support the project, financially, for the long term for altruistic rather than selfish reasons will be a challenge. And getting news up that enough people will want to read (rather than ought to) will be an even bigger challenge. Evidence-based journalism without an audience is an academic exercise. Evidence-based journalism with an audience would be a huge triumph.
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.