Posts Tagged Guardian


UK looking at bitcoin technology for tracking taxpayer money, says minister – The Guardian

The Guardian UK looking at bitcoin technology for tracking taxpayer money, says ministerThe GuardianThe cabinet office minister Matt Hancock said the government was examining how the technology could be used to manage and keep track of the distribution of public money, such as grants and student loans, saying it could “foster a new culture of […]

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UK cancer surgery to be live-streamed via virtual reality technology – The Guardian

The Guardian UK cancer surgery to be live-streamed via virtual reality technologyThe GuardianAn operation on a British cancer patient is to be live-streamed around the world using virtual reality technology designed to make viewers feel as if they are in the operating theatre itself. It will be performed by Shafi Ahmed, a London surgeon who […]

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Football’s lawmakers approve live trials for video technology to aid referees – The Guardian

The Guardian Football's lawmakers approve live trials for video technology to aid refereesThe GuardianFootball's international lawmakers have approved live trials of video technology to aid referees in what the new Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, claimed as a “historic decision”. Following a meeting of the International FA Board in Cardiff it was …FIFA approves testing of […]

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Technology firms’ hopes dashed by ‘cosmetic tweaks’ to snooper’s charter – The Guardian

The Guardian Technology firms' hopes dashed by 'cosmetic tweaks' to snooper's charterThe GuardianMany in the technology sector had been hoping that the final version of the investigatory powers bill, released on Tuesday, would backtrack on some of the more controversial aspects of October's draft bill. But the final version, which will now be …and more » […]

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Don’t be smug, technology is eating middle-class jobs too – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Don't be smug, technology is eating middle-class jobs tooThe Guardian (blog)It assumes that rapid technological change will continue at the pace it has sustained since the late 18th century in Britain, a little later in most of Europe and the US, in Asia in the 20th century. Living standards barely rose for […]

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Meet Joe Simitian, Silicon Valley’s surveillance technology watchdog – The Guardian

The Guardian Meet Joe Simitian, Silicon Valley's surveillance technology watchdogThe GuardianThis winter he drafted a proposal for regulation that would require local law enforcement to justify each time they use any piece of surveillance technology – fake cellphone towers, computer hacks, license plate readers, GPS trackers, or anything else … technology – Google News

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Project Skybender: Google’s secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed – The Guardian

The Guardian Project Skybender: Google's secretive 5G internet drone tests revealedThe GuardianBased out of the site near the town called Truth or Consequences, Project SkyBender is using drones to experiment with millimetre-wave radio transmissions, one of the technologies that could underpin next generation 5G wireless internet access.and more » technology – Google News

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Most threats to humans come from science and technology, warns Hawking – The Guardian

The Guardian Most threats to humans come from science and technology, warns HawkingThe GuardianThe human race faces one its most dangerous centuries yet as progress in science and technology becomes an ever greater threat to our existence, Stephen Hawking warns. The chances of disaster on planet Earth will rise to a near certainty in the […]

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Self-driving cars are coming, and the technology promises to save lives – The Guardian

The Guardian Self-driving cars are coming, and the technology promises to save livesThe GuardianCar crashes could be a thing of the past if car makers deliver on their promise to roll out autonomous cars over the next five years. But researchers are still questioning what this accident-free future might look like … technology – Google News

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Blinded by technology: has our belief in Silicon Valley led the world astray? – The Guardian

The Guardian Blinded by technology: has our belief in Silicon Valley led the world astray?The GuardianI was in India, overseeing something like 50 different research projects, each one looking for a way to use digital technology to alleviate poverty in some way, through education, healthcare, government, agriculture and so on. And in quite a few […]

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