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Silicon Valley luminaries are busily preparing for when robots take over

Until a couple of years ago, Antonio Garcia Martinez was living the dream life: a tech-start up guy in Silicon Valley, surrounded by hip young …

Virtual Reality Is Medical Training's Next Frontier

"Are you just going to let him die?"

In a fragmented VR market, one company wants to unite them all

Virtual reality is a mainstream phenomenon these days, with major headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive now increasingly in consumer hands. There's even a flourishing market in the lower-end, with Samsung's Gear VR and Google's DayDream leading the way. But with so many different …

2017 key industry trends for CIOs

Being in the know for digital trends and what to look out in 2017 can help CIOs push their organisations ahead of their competitors, improving the …

Automation and Robots Could Permanently Disrupt Capitalism

Automation is Real<p>Many articles that talk about automation and its resulting job displacement may sound alarmist. However, studies have shown that …

One airline is trying to solve airport confusion with robots

But for travelers going through the international Amsterdam Schipol Airport this season, finding the next gate may be a little less stressful thanks to a new robot guide.<p>On Monday, the airport begins testing Spencer, a cognitive robot developed by Sweden's Örebro University.<p>Spencer will pick up …

Robotics

The number of women in tech is increasing, but issues remain

The number of women in tech is increasing, according to the latest edition of Propel’s Digital Salary & Industry Insights report.<p>Female responders to the sixth edition of the report doubled to 22% compared to last year, illustrating that tech has become more inclusive according to Melina Jacovou, …

Employment

Gates, Zuckerberg join tech moguls to fund clean energy tech

A number of the world’s most powerful figures in tech have come together to invest in technologies aimed at bringing affordable and reliable clean energy to the planet.<p>The Breakthrough Energy Coalition, comprised of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, Amazon CEO Jeff …

Bill Gates

Facebook reportedly planning money storage and transfer services

Facebook is reportedly planning to take a step into financial services, allowing users in select regions to store money online to use for making payments and transferring funds to others. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, Facebook could obtain regulatory approval in Ireland to begin offering these …

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

‘World first’ enterprise architecture course launched

The course, designed to help IT and business professionals gain a greater understanding of the importance and application of enterprise architecture, …

NEWSFLASH: A Recruiter is Not a Job Finder!

<i>“You’re a recruiter… can you help me find a job?” / “You’re a recruiter… can I send you my resume?” / “You’re a recruiter… can we set up an</i> …

Employment

Hudson UK Salary Checker

UK Salary and Rate Guides<p><b>Download the 2017 UK Salary and Rate Guides in pdf</b><p>Each guide shows salaries across different sectors for a range of common …

After Your Job Is Gone

Do you have a job? Do you like having a job? Then I have some bad news for you. <i>The Guardian</i> is worried “today’s technologies are going to remove people from economic activity completely.” Techonomy says “America’s real worker crisis is not immigration, it is jobs.” Om Malik asks: “People talk about …

Plugging into the Future of Humanity: Exploring the Human API

I had the opportunity to present at LeWeb in Paris, arguably Europe’s largest conference dedicated to the future of technology. The theme of the …

Internet of Things

Bridging Business Analysis and Business Architecture

On Thursday the 7th of March 2013 I delivered an Open Group webinar titled ‘Bridging Business Analysis and Business Architecture’. Since then I have …

Why Businesses Need Enterprise Architecture

Over the past decade, rapid advancements in technology have revolutionised the way in which we conduct business. It’s modern day Darwinism, only on …