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Watch a Jet Suit Pilot Fly Onto a Ship to Trial the Tech for Fighting Pirates

blog post image The jet suit is made by UK-based Gravity Industries, whose founder Richard Browning was himself in the Royal Marine Reserves for a time.

Royal Mail trials drone delivery to Isles of Scilly

blog post image The drones could be used to fly post to some of the most remote communities in the UK.

World's wealthiest (and 'business as usual') 'at heart of climate problem'

blog post image "These [polluter elite] are people who fly most, drive the biggest cars most and live in the biggest homes which they can easily afford to heat, so they tend not to worry if they’re well insulated or not. … They’re also the sort of people who could really afford good insulation and solar panels...

Using GPT-2 to generate Tweets

blog post image Last summer I blogged about using a Deep Neural Network to generate tweets but only used 3200 of my tweets. Since then I've used Twitter's archive mechanism to retrieve ALL my tweets (just over 30,000) to train a network. Not any old network - the GPT-2 model from OpenAI. This 'finetuning' of an existing...

Drones fly to protect rare New Zealand dolphins

blog post image New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday (February 26) that her government was backing a new project that uses drone technology to understand and protect the endangered Maui dolphins in the country. Gloria Tso reports. Reuters Video.

Mayfly populations falling fast in North America

blog post image "Mayfly populations falling fast in North America: A team of researchers from the University of Oklahoma, Virginia Tech and the University of Notre Dame has found that populations of mayflies in parts of North America have fallen dramatically in recent years. In their paper published in the Proceedings...

In search of the secret handshakes of ID

blog post image "Many of my sponsoring stakeholders - that is, the people with the power to buy instructional design services - wouldn’t have known a learning solution if it bit them on the toe. Frankly, they really didn’t care about learning. They really didn’t want me to tell them...

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software: The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing,

blog post image Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software: The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands.

Electric Scooter Wars Heat Up in San Francisco and Beyond: The VC cash is flying as cities fling regulations at this surprisingly

blog post image Electric Scooter Wars Heat Up in San Francisco and Beyond: The VC cash is flying as cities fling regulations at this surprisingly seductive method of transportation. I haven't tried an electric scooter but I'm not sure how it would cope with the hills in Cornwall. Could this personal mode of transport...

How to Prepare Your Team for the Impact of AI in the Workplace. Pam Viedor briefly outlines some suggestions of how. Consider

blog post image How to Prepare Your Team for the Impact of AI in the Workplace. Pam Viedor briefly outlines some suggestions of how. Consider redefining your rolesFocus on employee development as much as AI integrationEncourage collaboration between humans and machines

RIP Lily Robotics: The Flying Camera Drone Was a Great Idea That Others Will Get Off the Ground

blog post image RIP Lily Robotics: The Flying Camera Drone Was a Great Idea That Others Will Get Off the Ground

Good read. "Humanising healthcare" by Dr Margaret Hannah. Great ideas briefly and clearly explained. The book outlines an

blog post image Good read. "Humanising healthcare" by Dr Margaret Hannah. Great ideas briefly and clearly explained. The book outlines an approach in Fife to reduce winter pressures on beds by encouraging patients, staff, and community to seek better health care. The ideas are based on Alaska's Southcentral Foundations's...

Briefly Noted: Mice Show How High-Fat Diet Could Cause Intestinal Tumors: By the Editors A study in mice shows a possible

blog post image Briefly Noted: Mice Show How High-Fat Diet Could Cause Intestinal Tumors: By the Editors A study in mice shows a possible mechanism for the known link between obesity and colon … NEJM Journal Watch.

Spaghetti Strainer Helmet Driver’s License Photo Approved On Religious Grounds: Just over the border from New Hampshire

blog post image Spaghetti Strainer Helmet Driver’s License Photo Approved On Religious Grounds: Just over the border from New Hampshire in the Massachusetts city of Lowell, a woman identifying herself as a follower of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), otherwise known as Pastaf…

Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes: This is the full text of a paper I presented to the Oceania Tobacco Control

blog post image Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes: This is the full text of a paper I presented to the Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Perth on October 21, 2015. E-cigarettes are the latest innovation in nicotine delivery products to fly the harm-reduction…