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Our November 2020 newsletter can be viewed at: https://mailchi.mp/0944fd1dd964/nov-2020 See our article Religion: The influence of smartphones, apps, AI, IOT and everything “smart” Webinar with doctoral candidate and multidisciplinary researcher J.C.Lech •Research and regulatory updates •Why are some court cases not successful?Date: Sunday, December 6th, 2020Time: 3pm – 4pm (SAST)Cost: no charge “For the Safer use of...
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Published 28th November 2020. Photo by Ismael Paramo on Unsplash.com App faith: how religions are embracing technology Photo by Daniel Korpai Unsplash.com From apps that remind you to confess or help Muslims find halal food, to cashless church donations, religious practice is being inextricably linked to tech (1) The research paper “Survey, Analysis and Issues of...
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Graeme Paton, Transport Correspondent Saturday August 22 2020 The boss of Highways England is to stand down after criticism over the smart motorway policy. Jim O’Sullivan, one of the country’s highest paid transport officials, will leave the state-funded company responsible for operating England’s motorways early next year. The move follows a turbulent 12 months at the organisation,...
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Source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/eu-starts-competition-inquiry-in-consumer-iot-market–1346840?utm_source=headlines_-_english&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17-07-2020&utm_content=textlink Thursday 16 July 2020 | 16:25 CET | News The European Commission announced the launch of a competition investigation into the connected devices market. The open-ended inquiry focuses on wearables and smart home devices that can be connected with digital voice assistants or mobile phone apps.  Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager said she was concerned...
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Source: https://reallifemag.com/the-algorithmic-colonization-of-africa/ Abeba Birhane July 18, 2019 Abeba Birhane is a PhD candidate in Cognitive Science at University College Dublin. Her interdisciplinary research, which intersects between embodied cognition, digital technology studies, and critical data science, explores the dynamic and reciprocal relationships between individuals, society and digital technologies. She is a contributor to Aeon Magazine and blogs regularly about cognition, AI, ethics...
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