Tag Archives: Cybernetics

12Oct/22

Horrible bosses: how algorithm managers are taking over the office

Robert Donoghue, University of Bath and Tiago Vieira, European University Institute

The 1999 cult classic film Office Space depicts Peter’s dreary life as a cubicle-dwelling software engineer. Every Friday, Peter tries to avoid his boss and the dreaded words: “I’m going to need you to go ahead and come in tomorrow.”

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02Aug/22

Drover AI Secures $5.4M Series A Led by Vektor Partners to Scale its Innovative Applications of Computer Vision in Micromobility

Drover AI announces that it has closed on a $5.4M Series A funding round, led by Vektor Partners and with follow-on participation from Seed investors including Avesta Fund, Masik Enterprises and Kurt Jaggers. They join existing investor 500 Global to support the scale up of its innovative solutions for computer vision and artificial intelligence in micromobility. Continue reading

01Aug/22

Taiwanese Startup FaceHeart Video-based Measurement Software Uses AI to Remotely Measure Vitals Stats of Patients

The pandemic has forced most processes and operations to be conducted remotely, and the medical industry isn’t exempted. Fortunately, a new and innovative video-based measurement software from FaceHeart corporation now allows diagnosis of patients to be done remotely using cutting-edge artificial intelligence. FaceHeart exhibited recently exhibited at VivaTech 2022 in Paris, France to other startups and leaders, showing off the company’s latest AI technology. Coontinue reading

29Jul/22

James Lovelock: the scientist-inventor who transformed our view of life on Earth

Mark Maslin, UCL

James Lovelock, the maverick scientist and inventor, died surrounded by his family on July 27 2022 – his 103rd birthday. Jim led an extraordinary life. He is best known for his Gaia hypothesis, developed with the brilliant US biologist Lynn Margulis in the 1970s, which transformed the way we think of life on Earth.

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24Jun/22

China Daily: Vision China event focuses on role of emerging intelligent tech

Emerging intelligent technologies, represented by information technology and artificial intelligence, are expected to play a bigger role in promoting industrial upgrading and a new wave of globalization, and more efforts should be made to bolster international cooperation in science and technology, according to speakers at the 24th Vision China event on Friday. Continue reading