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Is the Metaverse really the future?

The Embodied Internet may sound like a poorly written evil Marvel villain, but it perfectly encapsulates the nature of the Metaverse – the newest front in online immersive innovation and (potentially) the future of online and physical life. While embodiment of online experiences was a concept ostensibly penned by Mark Zuckerberg when describing facebook’s/Meta’s commitment to creating a metaverse, it’s

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How is Tech changing Retail?

What does the future of retail hold? For an industry so incredibly, indelibly affected by COVID-19, this dynamic sector is facing a turbulent few years as shoppers return to high streets, downtown areas and malls across the world…but the future does look bright. Tech, as with every sector, will play a huge part in creating more modern, safer, more relevant

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How is Tech helping develop Sport?

Sport, like many other industries, has been elevated by tech. From advanced footwear to new stadium and drone footage, both athletic performance – and the television and entertainment value of sport – has found new footing in the digital age. While films such as Moneyball famously brought attention to a new era of data-led scouting, and marathon athletes such as

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What is Net Neutrality? A starter guide, and what to expect in 2022

The internet is a fast moving environment, full of competing voices for traffic. And much like any commerce or shopping environment, some online enterprises can (and often will) shout louder, try and marginalize other voices, or outright influence traffic in certain directions. This, for the vast majority of people who want fair and unbiased access to web content, services and

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How exactly does a vaccine get made?

The history of vaccines is a story of human ingenuity, science, tech and perseverance against the odds. The work our global vaccine creators are doing to help stem the tide of disease, and create better living conditions for millions has been rightly celebrated over the last 100 years. From the eradication of Smallpox mid-century, to the incredible scientific leaps in

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Tech, War, and the Future Battlefield

Since the dawn of time technology has made the difference in war. Rapid technological innovation in weaponry, supply, information gathering, development and logistics has often been the forbear of battlefield success – if you can feed, equip, inform, prepare and teach your army better than another, the day is yours. Technology has, of course, come on in leaps and bounds

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IT in 2022 – what to expect from the IT sector over the next 12 months

The whole world is talking about tech in 2022 – how the industry will revolutionise, diversify and integrate across borders, job sectors, lifestyles and cultures. But what about IT as a whole? And how does our rapidly digitising economy and culture impact what could now be considered the “traditional” arm of tech: an enterprises’ IT department? IT – the science

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The Top AI trends in 2022

2022 may be the first year in which industries begin the slow move to Industry 5.0. But as 2021 comes to a close and employers, tech visionaries and the wider world look to innovation in 2022, what can we all expect from that most opaque, yet revolutionary of advancements: AI? As we catapult from the depths of COVID-19 into a

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How much power does AI need?

Our always-on culture of internet access, SaaS products, online gaming, social media networks and access to streaming services takes a lot of energy to power. As the weight of data creation, access and storage expands exponentially year on year, the Tech world is having to contend with providing services that are environmentally friendly yet faster; cheaper, yet more innovative, especially

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