Automation won’t destroy jobs, but it will change them

Automation won't destroy jobs, but it will change them

The last few years have seen numerous studies pointing to a bleak future with technology-induced unemployment on the rise. For example, a pivotal 2013 study by researchers at the University of Oxford found that of 702 unique job types in the United States economy, around 47% were at high risk of computerisation.

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Doctors promoting treatments on social media routinely fail to disclose ties to drug makers

Doctors promoting treatments on social media routinely fail to disclose ties to drug makers

An examination of hundreds of social media accounts shows that health care professionals virtually never note their conflicts of interest, some of them significant, when promoting drugs or medical devices on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The practice cuts across all specialties.

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Shodan: The World’s Most Dangerous Search Engine – Mike Carthy

Shodan: The World's Most Dangerous Search Engine - Mike Carthy

Each and every day we’re becoming increasingly connected. This has been driven by an acceleration of the Internet of Things (IoT) – a highly complex network of physical devices and systems with embedded electronics and network connectivity – that enable devices to communicate and exchange data. This would have been science-fiction merely 20 years ago – however …

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Raspberry Pi 3 rolls out with faster CPU, on-board Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth

Raspberry Pi 3 rolls out with faster CPU, on-board Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth

More than 8,000,000 Raspberry Pi units have shipped out since the cool little computer launched four years ago. The latest release, Raspberry Pi 3, offers a 64-bit quad-core ARMv8 CPU, making it almost 10x as fast as the original Pi.

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Get Excited for Geneva 2016: Supercars

Get Excited for Geneva 2016: Supercars

Over the years, the Geneva Motor Show has been the place to reveal the world's fastest and most extreme road cars. Iconic vehicles like the Jaguar XK120, Lotus Carlton, Ferrari F50, Aston Martin One-77 and nigh-on every generation of Porsche 911 GT3 have all made their inaugural showings to the press and public within walking distance of the shores of Lake Geneva. Appropriately, then, Geneva 2016 is dominated…

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JOHN MCAFEE: The NSA’s back door has given every US secret to our enemies

JOHN MCAFEE: The NSA's back door has given every US secret to our enemies

Deng Xiaoping, in 1979 – his second year as supreme leader of China – perceived a fundamental truth that has yet to be fully grasped by most Western leaders: Software, if properly weaponized, could be far more destructive than any nuclear arsenal. Under Deng’s leadership, China began one of the most ambitious and sophisticated meta- software development programs ever undertaken.

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