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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

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.

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,...

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,...

Behaviour change: guide for local government and partners: This guide is for local government and partners such as the NHS,

blog post image Behaviour change: guide for local government and partners: This guide is for local government and partners such as the NHS, emergency services and third-sector to support people to have healthier behaviours.

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...

Animated video can more cost-effectively reach the widest – even geographically isolated – populations, it readily

blog post image Animated video can more cost-effectively reach the widest – even geographically isolated – populations, it readily complements extension services and international development community efforts to secure knowledge transfer and recipient buy-in for innovations. Implications and future research...

HERhealth ... Increasing the ability of low-income women to take charge of their health

blog post image HERhealth™ | Programs | HERproject "Women working in global supply chains, many of whom are young and undereducated migrants, have limited health knowledge and often lack access to critical health services and products."

'If you think competition is hard, you should try collaboration.'

blog post image Leading for integrated care: This report explores the progress, challenges and opportunities the move towards greater integration presents, through interviews with 16 people leading or chairing an integrated care system or sustainability and transformation partnership. "Under current plans all parts...

Factors associated with successful dementia education for practitioners in primary care: an in-depth case study.

blog post image Factors associated with successful dementia education for practitioners in primary care: an in-depth case study. Designing learning for person-centred care is challenging and needs to involve an approach that works with HCPs and interdisciplinary teams. “With increasing numbers of people in the UK...

Cloud computing services transform our economies while economic measurement struggles to keep up with the new technology.

blog post image Cloud computing services transform our economies while economic measurement struggles to keep up with the new technology. Gone are the days when servers used to live in the office basement since now more technology is moving to 'the cloud'. "As the inexorable rise of cloud computing services continues...

New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling - Slashdot: A new bill, sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), targets

blog post image New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling - Slashdot: A new bill, sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), targets snapstreaks, YouTube autoplay, and endless scrolling that, the bill alleges, are designed in a way to make services "addictive." Reader Zorro writes: Hawley's Social Media Addiction...

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement: This 2018 Recommendation

blog post image Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement: This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis with bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65...