Luddite scare stories cannot be allowed to prevent British tech flourishing

This country is a world-leader in Artificial Intelligence. We must harness that expertise – not kill it with draconian 'robot taxes'

The last decade has brought huge advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI), with academic research, billions of pounds in investment and rapid business adoption. Unfortunately, this rise is increasingly met with doom and gloom. Expert warnings focus on job losses, with as many as 40 per cent of jobs estimated to be at high risk of automation. Celebrity […]
Luddite scare stories cannot be allowed to prevent British tech flourishing

Elon Musk Vs. Bill Gates: Who Ya Got?

Amazon's Jeff Bezos may still reign as the world's richest man with an insane net worth of $181.4 billion, but Elon Musk is increasingly hot on his heels. In January 2020, Musk was the 35th-wealthiest man on the planet, but earlier this week the Tesla mogul shot to second-richest, edging out Microsoft founder Bill Gates. 
Musk has Tesla to thank for his new position, as Bloomberg reports the electric vehicle mastermind's "net worth soared $7.2 billion to […]
Elon Musk Vs. Bill Gates: Who Ya Got?

Video games and artificial intelligence drive BMW’s vision

Last year, the boffins in Munich created an event called #NEXTGen, a soirée which highlighted BMW’s technological developments and how they plan to shape the future face of transportation. Festivities in 2020 have understandably been moved online but continue to showcase new tech and vehicles, while also looking at some very specific examples of what next-gen mobility will look like.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of Star Trek androids or rebelling robots being […]
Video games and artificial intelligence drive BMW’s vision