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The Lyonesse Project: a study of the coastal and marine environment of the Isles of Scilly (OASIS ID cornwall2-58903)

blog post image This project was commissioned by English Heritage and carried out between 2009 and 2013 by Historic Environment Projects, Cornwall Council with a team of specialists from Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Exeter and Plymouth Universities, English Heritage's Scientific Dating Team, volunteers and local experts and...

Keyboard army using restaurant reviews to take on Russian state media

blog post image Rather than commenting on the food and service at Russian restaurants and cafes, some users have begun posting online reviews detailing Russian actions in Ukraine to try to smuggle information past the tight control of state media.

Internet user classification

blog post image Grampound it seems is classified as 'e-Rational Utilitarian' ... but who is shouting out for more local facilities and better internet infrastructure? Checks notes ... methodological individualist and political liberals with social stratification (i.e. class, status distinctions) playing a relatively...

Factors affecting the uptake of new medicines: a systematic literature review - BMC Health Services Research Lublóy, Ágnes.

blog post image "This systematic literature review has provided insights into the factors that affect new drug uptake—primarily, doctors’ scientific orientation, prescribing habits, exposure to pharmaceutical marketing, and interpersonal communication." "Background The successful diffusion of new drugs is crucial...

Brexit shrank UK services exports by £110bn, academics find

blog post image Research shows that financial services exports were hardest hit over four-year period

Building customer relationships with conversational AI

blog post image We’ve all been there. “Please listen to our entire menu as our options have changed. Say or press one for product information…” Sometimes, these automated customer service experiences are effective and efficient—other times, not so much. Many organizations are already using chatbots and virtual...

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...

Edtech VC survey, 5 founder mistakes, fintech liquidity, more – TechCrunch

blog post image Edtech is so widespread, we already need more consumer-friendly nomenclature to describe the products, services and tools it encompasses. I

UK PM pledges 3 billion pounds for England's bus network

blog post image British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will invest 3 billion pounds ($4.17 billion) in England's bus network, aiming to provide more frequent, cheaper services to encourage people to catch the bus instead of using the car.

Covid: Bedfordshire counselling service sees rise in caseload

blog post image Demand for help from a youth counselling service will "continue to rise" during the pandemic.

Preventing critical failure

blog post image Can routinely collected data be repurposed to predict avoidable patient harm? A quantitative descriptive study Objectives To determine whether sharing of routinely collected health service performance data could have predicted a critical safety failure at an Australian maternity service. Design Observational...

Stripe acquires Nigeria's Paystack for over $200 million to expand its footprint in Africa

blog post image Africa is a great opportunity for ecommerce in coming decades and Nigeria's Paystack has been growing fast. "Stripe is a San Francisco-based fintech startup that provides payments infrastructure for businesses. Its software and APIs are used by millions of companies of all sizes to accept payments,...

Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation

blog post image Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation of a continuing interprofessional education for healthcare providers: Refugees and migrants face an increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Adequate...

Google Brings Back Human Moderators for YouTube Content

blog post image Google Brings Back Human Moderators for YouTube Content | Digital Trends: More human moderators are going back to work to oversee YouTube content, taking over from automated systems that admittedly took down some videos erroneously. "YouTube revealed in late August that in the three months prior, 11.4...

Oppose the educational technology algorithims and technosolutions?

blog post image Essay by Audrey Watters on schools and the technology industry ... basically f**k the algorithm. "Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy: I have volunteered to be a guest speaker in classes this Fall. It's really the least I can do to help teachers and students through another tough...

Start planning for 6G

blog post image "6G will be characterized by provision of advanced services such as truly immersive extended reality (XR), high-fidelity mobile hologram and digital replica." Samsung’s 6G White Paper Lays Out the Company’s Vision for the Next Generation of Communications Technology: On July 14, Samsung released...

A UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19.

blog post image UNSDG | A UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19. The five streams of work that constitute this package include: 1. ensuring that essential health services are still available and protecting health systems; 2. helping people cope with adversity, through social protection...

7 Predictions for a Post-Coronavirus World

blog post image 1. Companies that traffic in digital services and e-commerce will make immediate and lasting gains 2. Remote work will become the default 3. Many jobs will be automated, and the rest will be made remote-capable 4. Telemedicine will become the new normal, signaling an explosion in med-tech innovation...

COVID-19 data from first 775 cases in ICU in UK

blog post image “This report contains data on all confirmed COVID-19 cases reported to ICNARC up to midnight on 26 March 2020 from critical care units participating in the Case Mix Programme (all NHS adult, general intensive care and combined intensive care/high dependency units in England, Wales and Northern Ireland,...

Coronavirus COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 information

blog post image A collection of information sources for COVID-19. The NHS 111 online COVID-19 service. The first point of call for someone in the UK who thinks they have symptoms or have been exposed whilst travelling. The NHS Coronavirus COVID-19 information webpage. UK Government's Coronavirus action plan. Public...