Diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts, theories and applications.

The UK hosted the world’s first surveillance camera day. The UK spends over £2 billion per annum on video surveillance. However, this is not just to flaunt the new tech. The aim is to also raise awareness about surveillance cameras and ignite a debate on how they are used. How much should security cameras be used?

A skills shortage is still rampant in the tech industry. Datacentres are no exception. At the Datacloud Europe Congress in Monaco it was claimed that operators will continue to struggle to plug talent gap if they focus on finding candidates with years of experience. Instead, aptitude for the type of work should be assessed.

Climate change is on the radar. Since David Attenborough’s climate change documentary, I have been more conscious as to how to reduce my carbon footprint. This rise in climate change activism means consumers are less likely to support companies which do not operate in a sustainable way.

The Mayor of London, has stressed that the next UK Prime Minister needs to prioritise investment in artificial intelligence for the UK. According to Khan, preparation needs to occur for AI’s impact at both the national and local level.

This seeks to address the tech companies who earn huge amounts of money without recognising the journalists and creative thinkers whose work is on the website. Furthermore, democracy would be protected alongside a diverse media landscape. Therefore, every media user would benefit.

UK households are switching to faster broadband services. As a result, they are receiving faster and more reliable internet services. Telecoms industry regulator Ofcom has released research demonstrating the average broadband speeds have increased by 20% since the beginning of 2017.

Blockchain is an emerging technology which has permeated every layer of an organisation. Everybody is talking about it, trying to implement it or are worried if their business have not deployed it. What does blockchain research indicate?