The term “artificial intelligence” has definitely jumped from the realms of science fiction or something that ‘happens’ in robotics’ labs, to mass media and something that affects every aspect of our lives. Not sure how ubiquitous Artificial Intelligence is, already? Then check Deepindex, a resource which collates examples of application of artificial intelligence in … Continue reading Examples of applications of Artificial Intelligence
I recently found out that you could check what data Facebook has on you. Well, the data that they let you know about, at least. You can see what you shared online, which messages you exchanged with your friends and so on. You can also see which applications have access to your Facebook information, … Continue reading Your Facebook data
A pub in the Welsh town of Wrexham is offering 25% off the food bill to customers who lock their phones away, during their meal. The move, it is argued, is an attempt to get customers to “concentrate solely on one another and the fun night out they are having", according to the article on … Continue reading Phones in restaurants. Yay or Nay?
Really cool video where a block chain expert, Bettina Warburg, explains the concept at five different levels of difficulty, from a child to an expert.
The teen has been working on a school project about the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on jobs. As part of that, she reached out to several experts, and has interviewed three of them. Here is the link to the podcast that she produced, as a result. Highlights include: 0:15 Statistics on jobs vulnerable to … Continue reading Are Robots taking too big a byte out of our workforce?
The Office for National Statistics has published some information on children’s spending (i.e., where children spend their money, and how much), here and here. The data reveals that teenage girls (13 to 15 years old) spend an average of £20.20 a week, whereas teenage boys spend an average of £17.30 a week. That’s nearly … Continue reading What UK teenagers spend their money on
Unilever’s chief marketing officer, Keith Weed, has said that the company might stop advertising on Facebook and other online platforms. This announcement goes against the trend in advertisement spend, as more and more companies are looking at online platforms as a cost-effective way of communicating with their customers. Online social networks (OSNs) – like Facebook … Continue reading Why is Unilever having second thoughts about advertising on Facebook?