Largest known prime number discovered: Why it matters
Maths was a favourite subject of mine at school so I enjoyed letting my inner maths nerd out again with this.
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Banks Begone: UN’s World Food Programme Builds on Ethereum Blockchain Money Transfers
Finding practical uses of technology that can have such a positive impact on the lives of those in need is always a good read.
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GDPR - A practical guide for developers
While focused on developers, this guide still gives a great summary of what to think about with the upcoming GDPR regulations.
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Using technology to address gender bias in film
You can’t beat some good stats! How Machine learning is being used to assess women’s roles in movies.
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Adobe is Developing Photoshop for Your Voice
For all the good that technological advances can bring (see ‘Banks Begone’ above) there are others that while impressive, can also be a bit scary. The mention of a Data and Society Research Institute out there reviewing these things is somewhat comforting though.
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