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Why we need to automate automation
James Sherlow, senior systems engineer at Avi Networks, discusses the rise of intent-based automation IT is suffering a crisis of scale. In days past, managing IT was a human-scale job. It was taxing (as any IT person will tell you), but you could at least hope to get your arms around it. Now, with hundreds... Read More

Why go to the GP when you could send your health avatar instead?
The health avatar will harmonise machine learning, data analytics, and cloud technologies to make healthcare more interactive, personalised, and fulfilling Professor Iain Buchan, public health and clinical informatics researcher at the University of Liverpool, coined the term health avatar. It describes a "digital mirror" of the future, that will cultivate an accurate picture of a... Read More

A brief history of intelligence, and what it means for the future of AI
In order to develop better AI technologies, we first need to understand what "intelligence" is, say Dagmar Monett and Colin W.P Lewis of the AGI Sentinel Initiative Understanding intelligence is one of the major scientific challenges of our time; however, the science of intelligence is very much in its infancy. By working closely with scientists... Read More

Automation is forcing us to radically rethink the company
The traditional idea of the secluded, self-contained, self-governed corporation will be massively revised in a world where collaboration inside as well as outside the company is vital for success, says George Zarkadakis We are currently witnessing the first wave of automation impacting work, usually as a result of companies automating processes with RPA or by... Read More

Finding the key to the missing link in AI
Practical AI is here. Image identification, voice assistants and even the lowly thermostat are being infused with AI. People who aren’t remotely interested in technology are taking advantages of products and services that leverage AI. However, there is a missing link in how we process and serve AI-produced data Non-AI data has been with us... Read More

A global view of AI and Industry 4.0
We need to work as an industry with academics, lawmakers and the general public to ensure we harness the potential of the fourth industrial revolution, writes Microsoft UK CTO Michael Wignall The fourth industrial revolution will have a profound impact on society and the macroeconomy, increasing productivity and output to a scale that is arguably greater than the three... Read More


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