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Content posted in May 2018
This Is the Year VR Comes Out of the Confines of Entertainment
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5/31/2018   Post a comment
Gaming has long been virtual reality's main use case, but this might be the year it starts going properly mainstream.
Newcastle University Researchers Eye Up 3D Printing Breakthrough
Phil Oakley  
5/31/2018   Post a comment
3D-printing body parts is quickly becoming a reality, and in a world first, a team of researchers has 3D-printed human corneas.
How Will Artificial Intelligence Affect Artists and Designers?
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5/31/2018   1 comment
We all know how artificial intelligence will affect factory workers, taxi drivers and doctors, but how will it affect the rather more creative professions?
Can AI Be Emotionally Intelligent?
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5/31/2018   1 comment
Ai is incredible and can do things humans can't. But can it be emotional?
Matt Hancock MP, UK Digital Secretary, to Speak at TechXLR8 2018
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5/30/2018   Post a comment
Matt Hancock MP, the UK's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, is to speak at the upcoming TechXLR8 2018, the headline event of London Tech Week.
Smart Cities Are Smarter When They Use Visual Data
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5/30/2018   1 comment
Data is a smart city's lifeblood, but when that data is visual, performance and efficiency from all quarters hits its peak.
AI Detects Skin Cancer With More Accuracy Than Dermatologists Report
Phil Oakley  
5/30/2018   Post a comment
A new report reveals that AI can detect skin cancer more accurately than human dermatologists.
A Highly Personalised Digital Future
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5/29/2018   1 comment
The future is digital, and personal.
IoT World 2018: What Europe Can Learn From IoT's Biggest Event
Jeremy Coward  
5/29/2018   1 comment
What can IoT executives and engineers learn from IoT World 2018, and what will come out of sister event IoT World Europe 2018?
Connecting Global Startup Ecosystems at London Tech Week
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5/25/2018   Post a comment
connecting the global startup hubs such as London, Silicon Valley, New York, Berlin, Delhi and Shanghai will help foster community and priductivity across the world.
The Hot New Trends in the Foodtech Sector
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5/25/2018   1 comment
FoodTech is undergoing huge disruption at the moment - but what are the trends? Sue Nelson from Tech London Advocates FoodTech explains.
Bridging the Developer-Management Divide GitLab Global Developer Report
Maria McSorley  
5/25/2018   Post a comment
Developers and management are often at loggerheads with each other. This report may help explain why.
Google Outguns Amazon as Smart Speaker Market Grows 210% in Q1
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
As the smart speaker market continues to grow, Google outsold Amazon for the first time.
Startup Profile: FitXR
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
FitXR uses VR gaming to make people exercise.
TechX Talks Episode #3: Can London Maintain Its Fintech Reign?
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
On the third episode of TechX Talks, we discuss whether London can continue to go from strength to strength in fintech.
Microsoft CEO Touts AI Power, Demos Chatbot AI Voice Call
Phil Oakley  
5/23/2018   Post a comment
In an impressive display of AI technology in London, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella demonstrated how the company's Chinese chatbot can make voice calls to humans.
How Networking Can Accelerate Your Tech Career
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5/23/2018   1 comment
Networking might be a pain, but do it well and it can put you on the fast track to tech success.
Speed of Change Is Irrelevant if You're Heading in the Wrong Direction
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5/23/2018   Post a comment
The AR/VR industry needs the public to realize that alternate reality technologies have so much more to offer than gaming and cheap gimmicks.
My First Month as a Junior Software Engineer
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5/23/2018   1 comment
A junior software engineer at Compare the Market recounts her first month and what she's learned.
I Did Mob Programming Every Day for 5 Months Heres What I Learnt
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5/22/2018   Post a comment
Mob programming is a growing force amongst developers, but what is it and how can development teams use it to make product building faster and more efficient?
More Than Half of Remote Dev Teams Don't Track Time Report
Phil Oakley  
5/22/2018   Post a comment
Remote development teams are getting more and more common as technology improves.
The Multimodal Transport Infrastructure of the Future: Cyber Risks
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5/21/2018   Post a comment
Autonomous vehicles and other smart transportation vehicles are at serious risk of cyber attacks.
How Remote Work Is Changing Company Culture for the Better
Gabriella Jeakins  
5/21/2018   1 comment
As remote work becomes more and more common, company culture is changing into an environment millennials, the next-generation workforce, want to work in.
AR/VR Entrepreneurs Need to Foster Sense of Community
Elin Gronow  
5/17/2018   1 comment
AR/VR is rapidly picking up pace, but the content is letting it down. Can an improved community feel to the growing sector help?
23K Tech Jobs Created in 2017 Tech Nation Report
Phil Oakley  
5/17/2018   Post a comment
The UK digital tech economy is growing, with 23,000 jobs created in the sector in the last year, according to a report from Tech Nation.
Calling IoT Startups: Applications Open for 3rd TechInvest
Phil Oakley  
5/16/2018   Post a comment
The third Mayor of London's TechInvest event will focus on smart cities and IoT, with startups pitching to hundreds of investors.
VR: Enabling the Impossible for Everyone
Elin Gronow  
5/16/2018   1 comment
Virtual reality is enabling a new kind of immersive experience, giving everyone the opportunity to fly fighter jets, for example.
Tech & Retail: What's In Store?
Elin Gronow  
5/15/2018   1 comment
Natural language search is great, but the increased presence could have unintended negative experiences for some customers.
Met's Facial Recognition Tech Incorrect 98% of Time
Phil Oakley  
5/15/2018   Post a comment
London's Metropolitan Police has been trialing a new facial recognition system, but 98% of the results have been 'false positives.'
Powering Tech Acceleration for Change TechXLR8 2018
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5/14/2018   Post a comment
London Tech Week, and its flagship event TechXLR8, is fast approaching.
AI's Great, but Even Advanced Tech Needs Human Help Too
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5/14/2018   Post a comment
AI's great, but we humans are still needed to do the heavy lifting.
How VR Will Change Business
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5/8/2018   Post a comment
Virtual reality is not just a gimmick, but rather, a way to engage consumers and foster an environment of continued growth. In this article, we will cover the ways VR is being used to revolutionize the realms of business and how it is creating a world of possibilities.
How Mobile Games Are Changing Education
Phil Oakley  
5/7/2018   Post a comment
Technology is quickly changing how we educate our children, as London-based EdTech company Mangahigh shows.
This Is Why IoT Keeps Executives up at Night
Jeremy Coward  
5/4/2018   1 comment
Board members sometimes see the risks of IoT not outweighing the benefits the technology brings.
How AR & VR Are Bringing Workplace Training Into the Modern Age
Elin Gronow  
5/3/2018   1 comment
The way companies train employees is changing as virtual and augmented realities are introduced to the workplace.
Augmented & Virtual Reality: Where Are We At?
Elin Gronow  
5/2/2018   1 comment
Take a look at what's happening in the augmented and virtual reality industry right now with this free webinar.
Every Company Is a Software Company: Tech Agility at Big Companies
Gabriella Jeakins  
5/1/2018   1 comment
The old adage of 'every company is a software company' is no more true than in the retail sector, where traditional brick-and-mortar businesses are very quickly transitioning to an online existence.




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