AI in Education is Britain’s first, and a globally pioneering, cross-sector body committed to ensuring AI benefits everyone involved in education – from students (especially the most vulnerable), teachers and governors to parents and the wider society. Continue reading
By Kim Harrisberg | South Africa correspondent
Privacy experts are calling for citizens to be protected from growing surveillance in Africa, following a new report by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the African Digital Rights Network (ADRN).
Their report, “Mapping the supply of surveillance technologies to Africa” focuses on Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Malawi and Zambia importing surveillance tech from countries including the U.S., Britain, China, Israel as well as the EU amounting to more than $1bn every year. Continue reading
Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global leader in satellite communications, has launched its ‘Viasat Beyond: Space’ competition to support the next generation of UK engineers, artists, space lovers, and scientists. Continue reading
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are in dire straits. With the market in a severe downturn, it’s safe to assume the NFT bubble has well and truly burst.
It was never clear why these digital collectables traded for such large amounts of money. Now they mostly do not. What’s behind their turn of fate? And is there any hope for their future?
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a leading Fortune 500 global technology services provider, has been selected to run and transform essential IT infrastructure for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for England and Wales. Continue reading
Oct. 2, 2023 /Economy/ — The UK Chancellor’s decision to raise the minimum wage and impose sanctions on people claiming state benefits who refuse to take available jobs can be seen as a carrot and stick approach.
The carrot is the increase in the minimum wage. This will give low-paid workers more money to spend, which will boost the economy and help people to afford basic necessities. The stick is the sanctions that will be imposed on people who refuse to take available jobs. These sanctions could include a reduction in benefits, or even a complete loss of benefits. Continue reading
Of the many “profound risks to society and humanity” that have tech experts worried about artificial intelligence (AI), the spread of fake images is one that everyday internet users will be familiar with.
Deepfakes – videos or photographs where someone’s face or body has been digitally altered so that they appear to be doing something they are not – have already been used to spread political disinformation and fake pornography.
Today French Ambassador to the UK Ms Hélène Duchêne, Deputy Mayor for Business Rajesh Agrawal and Leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council, London Councilor Stephen Cowan joined L’Oréal UK & Ireland Managing Director & Chairman Thierry Cheval to officially open the L’Oréal Groupe’s new headquarters. Continue reading
The UK’s home secretary, Suella Braverman – the minister responsible for setting immigration policy – has said the United Nation’s refugee convention is not “fit for our modern age” and should be renegotiated.
23, 2023 /Developers/ — It is time to hack again! It’s now less than a month until BUILD. Twenty four hours where we collaborate, innovate, code, design, dive into Scripture, worship, and connect with other Christians working in tech.