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?
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
Tonight’s Panorama looked at the fast-growing ‘scam’ call centres that offer employment to previously legitimate call centre employees turning to the allure of high earning computer-scamming criminal operation setting up across cities India – in particular New Delhi. A professional … Continue reading Spying on the Scammers
The US will not negotiate a free trade deal with the UK unless a new digital services tax is dropped, according to a newspaper report – Source: Sky News The measure, which was proposed in 2018 by then chancellor Philip … Continue reading Scrap Digital Tax, or no Free Trade Deal