Technology News

Open Access Government’s technology category has plenty of very recent and updated information on all the key topics on this ever-expanding market. 

Within this section, you can find articles on topics such as cybercrime, data protection and online harms. And we also touch upon the relevant topics such as social media and its potential danger and its ongoing need for regulation. The protection of personal data in the modern age is a topic is something we touch upon often in the contexts of revenge porn and other forms. Topics such as Cybersecurity in relation to business and the domination of ‘The Cloud’ are very popular.

We all cover a wide range of information concerning the emerging potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the many developments and ethical arguments within this topic. we have experts giving their opinion on the future of AI and how it will move forward. We also look at AI and its involvement in healthcare.

We also cover the Internet of Things (IoT) along with the use of data and GDPR related issues.

Reading & deciphering ancient writing systems with AI

Shai Gordin, Senior Lecturer at Digital Pasts Lab, Ariel University in Israel, provides intriguing insights about reading & deciphering ancient writing systems using AI.
cloud security, public sector

What is cloud security? A guide to cyber security in the cloud for the...

The experts at QuickThink Cloud explain how the ever-evolving threat of cyber attacks are making watertight cloud security more important than ever for public sector organisations.
migrating datacentres, cloud

Migrating datacentres can be simpler with the right plan and partner

Sam Newman, director of OGEL IT, explains how migrating datacentres to the cloud can boost business efficiency.
exascale class supercomputer

Exploring Europes first exascale class supercomputer

The first next-generation European supercomputer to be installed in 2023 is to be operated by Forschungszentrum Jülich – a partner in Germany’s Gauss Centre for Supercomputing.
artificial intelligence in er

What should hospitals consider when using Artificial Intelligence in the ER?

Mary Hardcastle at RapidAI looks at the advancements in health tech, explaining what hospitals need to do to implement Artificial Intelligence in the ER.
approaches to ai, machine learning

Artificial Intelligence: approaches to AI to solve complex problems even without data

Here Jose M. Peña Director at Lurtis LTD explores the different approaches to AI problems beyond using Machine Learning.
older people with dementia, bluetooth tracking device

A Bluetooth tracking device to aid the search for older people with dementia who...

Getting lost can affect caregivers and families of older people with dementia – now, a Bluetooth tracking device can assist the search for their loved ones.
cyber incidents, local schools

How to prevent future cyber incidents in local schools

Despite local schools going online following the pandemic, the cybersecurity threat prevails - here's how to prevent future cyber incidents.
sustainable public sector, net zero

Why technology is key to a more sustainable public sector

Creating a sustainable public sector requires going net zero, instilling a circular economy, and increasing assurance in the supply chain.
human welfare

Technologies improve human welfare and solve global issues

Shu Wei Goh, Co-Founder of the global AI ecosystem builder and VC firm, Skymind, explores how technologies contribute to the improvement of human welfare & solving global issues.
open source software

What is open source software and how does it work?

Dr John Yardley, Founder and CEO of Threads Software ponders what open source software is and how it works
public sector organisations

Why public sector organisations are shifting from monitoring to observability

Head Geek™ at SolarWinds, Sascha Giese, explores how public sector organisations are implementing observability over their previous method of network monitoring.
social exclusion, ICT

A gendered view on ICT and social inclusion

Dr Sarah Mohammad-Qureshi, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Partner at The University of Law, presents a gendered view on ICT and social inclusion.
high quality software

Pivotal Solutions’ strategy for providing high quality software and support

Software Consultant Paul Wallace, explains how Pivotal Solutions Limited have cultivated 20 years of success through high quality software and forming good relationships with customers.
unhappiness, social media

Unhappiness on Instagram: Can we train algorithms to detect it?

Researchers are developing algorithms to detect unhappiness on social media, which identify the basic needs of users from the content they share.
digital deprivation, digital divide

Why we must avert the threat of ‘digital deprivation’

David Hennell, Business Development Director at National Broadband, discusses the threat of digital deprivation and what can be done about it.
women in literature, non-binary

AI finds men represented four times more than women in literature

Machine learning algorithms have found that men are represented four times more than women in literature, with transgender and non-binary people largely missing.
climate change denialism, IPCC report

Twitter bans climate change denial from advertising spaces

Ads which promote climate change denial will be banned from the social media platform, but individual users won't be affected by the change.
universal phone charger, e-waste

Group of MEPs vote to enforce universal phone charger

MEPs voted in a proposal that would see universal phone chargers become the norm, in an effort to decrease electronic waste.
environmental websites, carbon emissions

43% of major environmental websites make mass carbon emissions

An analysis of the ‘cleanest’ environmental websites reveals that over 57% of major environmental websites run on sustainable energy.

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