Top Stories – BIOTECH
Biomimetics of Nervous System Emergence: Nature's Patents - Part III
In the preceding two posts on the biomimetics of nervous system evolution (check out Part I and Part II here) we looked at the basic concepts of bio-inspiration, new computational methods for biology and design. We also touched on ideas from the complexity sciences that relate both to biological and technological systems.
by Claudio and Danilo Flores
09 August, 2018
Top Stories – CYBERSECURITY
How an Irish Computer Science Lab is Giving Police Forces the Tools and Training to Tackle Cybercrime
Originally beginning life as a training centre for Ireland’s national police force, the CCI has become a central hub of development in the fight against the booming cybercrime industry. With threats coming left, right and centre, it’s never been more important.
by Gordon Smith
02 August, 2018
Top Stories – BIG DATA
Boost or Crush? The Adventurous Journey from Digital Transformation to Data Maturity
The finance industry is ripe for disruption. There are numerous challenges facing industry incumbents, from regulations to structural inefficiencies. These are being solved by an array of emerging technologies - in particular, big data, analytics and machine learning.
by Shivdeep Dhaliwal
01 August, 2018
Top Stories – CYBERSECURITY
Encryption: The Cloud’s Last Line of Defence
Cybersecurity is a constant challenge, but it is too often treated as an afterthought. This has led to a number of major hacks, leaving companies facing heavy costs both to their bank balance and their reputation.
by Shivdeep Dhaliwal
26 July, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAIN
Blockchain’s Energy Efficiency Saga Could Soon Be Over Says Bernardo David
Bitcoin is an energy hog. The amount of energy the virtual currency is consuming is huge and is rising as it grows. To put this in perspective, Bitcoin mining today consumes as much electricity as the entire nation of the Czech Republic. Similarly, the power required to operate Bitcoin could cover the energy requirements of nearly 6.3 million US households.
by Shivdeep Dhaliwal
06 July, 2018
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