In October, the Government published an independent review, carried out by Professor Dame Wendy Hall ((Regius Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton) and Jérôme Pesenti (CEO, BenevelentTech) on how the Artificial Intelligence industry can be grown in the UK. It makes recommendations around skills, data, research and adoption of AI. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/652097/Growing_the_artificial_intelligence_industry_in_the_UK.pdf
On Monday of this week, Juergen Maier (CEO, Siemens) published the the findings of the business led industrial digitalisation review, commissioned at the start of the year by the Government. The review has been branded as ‘Made Smarter UK’ and its authors hope that its findings will form the basis of a sector deal, becoming a … Continue reading Made Smarter
Fifteen national initiatives for digitising industry have been launched across Europe in recent years. Details of these can be found at: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/cordination-european-national-regional-initiatives#NationalInitiatives
The Lords Select Committee has been appointed to consider the economic, ethical and social implications of advances in artificial intelligence, and is now calling for evidence from those interested in these issues. The Committee will begin taking oral evidence in the autumn, and has to report by 31 March 2018. It has published its call … Continue reading What are the implications of artificial intelligence?