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Science communication in a post-truth world

Post-truth was probably the phrase of 2016, as politicians throughout the western world spun what can only be described as lies in order to convince […]

The two types of bad boss

We’ve all experienced a bad boss, and indeed, various studies suggest that a bad boss is the main reason why we leave our job.  A […]

How IBM Watson helps us find a cure for ALS

The last year has seen a growing number of fascinating breakthroughs in the use of AI to spot and diagnose disease.  One of the latest […]

New AI driven symptom checker to launch in 2017

Health is without doubt one of the most popular topics searched for when people go online.  Indeed, a UK study suggested that nearly half of […]

Microsoft use machine learning to help eye care in India

Tech giants such as Google and IBM have made headlines in the last few years with their forays into healthcare, with a number of AI […]

How humans might behave in a driverless world

The transition towards an autonomous future is something of an uncertain one, especially if driverless cars share the roads with humans.  For instance, last year, […]

How important is nationality to management style?

The work on culture by Geert Hofstede is something that I’ve covered a few times on this blog over the years.  He proposed various dimensions […]

Meet the AI that can explain its workings

As AI continues to develop at a rapid pace, a growing number of conversations turn to how we can ensure it retains its accountability.  The […]

Researchers use genetic algorithms to help drones collaborate

As robots become more common sights in our workplaces, they are becoming increasingly collaborative and capable of working effectively together. Such advances are driven by […]

Is busyness another form of humbelbragging?

It can seem at times that we’re busier than ever before, but how much of what we load ourselves with is actually necessary?  A recent […]

Research reveals how reframing can work on others too

When things don’t go quite the way you plan at work, it can undoubtedly be a frustrating time, with this frustration increasingly so if your […]

Using machine learning to test the age of a brain

The last few months have seen a number of machine learning based approaches used to analyze medical images and derive the kind of insights that […]