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Artificial Intelligence is Go

DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence project, has taken a huge step forward.  It has successfully enabled a machine to teach itself how to play the ancient Chinese game of Go.  Without any human assistance. AlphaGo Zero ...
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Do politicians want to ban encryption?

Senior British and US politicians are worried about end-to-end encryption.  But not because the applications which use it are insecure.  The very opposite in fact. Politicians are concerned encrypted messaging systems are too efficient.  The ...
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Elon Musk is the Rocketman

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has said his BFR rocket will be able to take passengers to Mars by 2024. Musk made his claims at the recent International Astronautical Congress (IAC).  He also told the audience ...
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Digital gig tickets

The Islington Assembly Hall is the first gig venue in the UK to introduce digital-only ticketing.  Concert-goers must buy tickets through the DICE app. The venue have made the change to try and stop the ...
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Droning on about safety

After several near misses and incidents involving drones and aircraft a report by the Department for Transport (DfT) has made several proposals to register and control the use of drones.  But, the drone manufacturers have ...


The IoT is constantly expanding, with more and more Smart products hitting the shelves every day. There are devices beyond your wildest imagination; Smart egg trays which notify you when you’re on the verge of ...

A brief guide to printers

The printers used in the workplace and at home today are unrecognisable compared to those of just a few years ago. Technology has advanced so much that high-quality printers, previously only used by businesses, are ...