Artificial intelligence is high on the technology agenda for governments around the world, with the UK and India being leading examples. Here, Will Crosthwait unveils discussions held between the two countries during a recent trade mission to India.
AI and data
Thousands of cases of breast cancer aren't picked up by mammograms. Could AI and data help revolutionise the way cancer is detected? Nick Jennings from Imperial College London thinks so.
The Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark visited the Culham Science Centre-based Oxbotica to announce the UK government has committed £25m towards three autonomous vehicle projects. Why was this announcement made in Oxfordshire? Simply put, we are at the heart of connected and autonomous vehicle developments globally.
Ideas, people, infrastructure, business environment and places are the five foundations of the UK Industrial Strategy which was published one year ago this week. The newly opened, £50m McLaren Composites Technology Centre encompasses all of them.
The Industrial Strategy was launched one year ago today to improve the UK’s productivity, outlined through its Grand Challenges - but what headway has been made in this first year? And what have we learned?
The new 5G testbed in Brighton is the start of something special, innovative and very exciting. It’s maybe not quite the dawn of a new age, but it’s not an exaggeration to suggest that we are about to experience profound change as a result of this technology.
Three years ago, following the success of its Geovation Challenges, Ordnance Survey (OS) opened the Geovation Hub in London and launched the Geovation Accelerator Programme to help new GeoTech businesses launch and grow.
If you ask the public what they associate AI in 2018 they are now just as likely to say their virtual assistants as they are robots.
As Business Secretary Greg Clark says in KPMG’s new report, ‘How the UK can win the AI race’ – an explosion of AI is about to define this century - and if we act now, the UK can lead from the front. We applaud the government’s move to identify AI as one of the UK’s four Grand Challenges.
The Industrial Strategy offers a compelling framework for the future. At Spark, we’re particularly excited by the focus on the Grand Challenges, as they link closely to our AI-based journey prediction solution for electric vehicles (EVs).
Welcome to the fourth industrial revolution. Theresa May has challenged the NHS, health charities and the technology sector to harness the power of data and artificial intelligence to accelerate the diagnosis of chronic conditions.