Study Explores The Rise In Cafe Working

Walk past your average coffee shop and you’re likely to find a number of people working away.  The rise of the freelance, or gig, economy […]

Using AI To Find The Most Overpaid Footballers

Moneyball famously highlighted the potential of data to propel sports teams towards success.  The story of the Oakland Raiders is one of prodigious use of […]

The wearable device that monitors for fatigue

Last year I wrote about an interesting wearable technology developed by a startup called SmartSite.  The company, which is part of the Y Combinator stable, […]

Using Big Data To Value Startups

Apportioning appropriate value to a startup is often a very subjective matter, with little in the way of cast-ironed methodology for determining the growth potential […]

New study shows how hard it is to spot bot accounts on Twitter

Fake news is one of the biggest topics of the day, but fakery is nothing new online.  Several years ago the issue was less about […]

Using AI To Automatically Check Fingerprints

Fingerprints have been used as evidence in criminal trials for over 100 years now, with the first case in the United States taking place in […]

Why having a job isn’t always better for our health

Unemployment is widely regarded as contributing to a range of mental and physical health issues.  Is any job better than no job though?  That was […]

Voice based interfaces for home healthcare

I’ve written previously about the wide range of new technologies that are increasingly capable of analyzing our voices for everything from Parkinson’s to PTSD. With […]

Using IoT to provide smart monitoring in ICU

Sensors are commonplace in most advanced hospital wards, but an Israeli startup believes that its latest device can provide welcome additional insights in the intense […]

Using machine learning to decode how the brain works

Despite considerable advances in our understanding of the brain, our knowledge remains somewhat patchy, not least in our ability to conceive how the brain manages […]

Using AI To Support Recombination

Over the years I’ve written a number of times about the increasingly recombinative nature of innovation.  This posits that new innovations are often a combination […]

New 4D camera could supercharge autonomous vehicles

Technologies such as autonomous vehicles rely heavily on the imaging technology they have to capture their surroundings.  A recent paper from engineers at Stanford and […]

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