He’s a man you may never have heard of but without him we would not have video or images on the internet, video conferencing, streaming sites, in fact the plethora of modern multimedia and entertainment platforms or filming studios would … Continue reading Nasir Ahmed: The Man Who Made Digital Video
Jim Al-Khalili de-myths any dystopian science fiction view of a ‘war between AI and humanity’ as he explores it’s origins in the mid-1950s with the first ever AI programme created by Herbert Simon and Alan Newell (who went on to … Continue reading The Joy of A.I.
From Amazon’s Alexa to improvements in cancer care, artificial intelligence is changing our world. But today leading tech figures from Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence – Are We Scared Yet?
The Edinburgh Hogmanay 2020 videos were taken near the remote area of Spean Bridge and others capturing Edinburgh’s skyline. Show drones take off and forming various shapes, including a luminous stag seen flying across the sky. The software used to … Continue reading Farewell 2020 Edinburgh Drone Display
What happens when you mix Law with Social Media? This two part documentary shown in the UK on C4 Real Lives, and on Channel 5 from Hey Buddy Films. Here is a compendium of misjudgement and poorly thought out decisions … Continue reading Don’t Blame Social Media?
It all started with the German Lorenz machine – Hitler’s state of the art encrpyting communications machine – Enigma had been broken in 1941, but this time his new machine was almost un-decypherable The Lorenz SZ40, SZ42a and SZ42b were … Continue reading Tutte and Flowers – Bletchley Park’s Lost Heroes