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Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology in general – the future is here! However, one conversation takes dominance over everything else. What does AI mean for the future of our jobs? The thinktank Future Advocacy claims that at least one-fifth of jobs in the UK are at ‘high risk’ of being automated. With scary predictions racing around about the future of 21st-century working, an ethical AI…

Thinking Outside the Box: the next wave of eCommerce postage tech

15.9.2017 by Al McCloud

There’s nothing like the excitement of receiving a parcel. It’s all the magic of Christmas morning, but on a rainy Tuesday in the office. The thrill of a new delivery, combined with the convenience and cost-saving of eCommerce has tempted…

What’s The Situation With Automation?

20.6.2017 by Al McCloud

Whatever your line of work (unless you’re a lumberjack or glass-blower) it likely includes collecting and redistributing data. You probably don’t call it ‘redistributing data’ though, because that would be weird. Instead, you’ll know it as sharing sales figures or…

Looking (back)Up at the Clouds

22.2.2017 by Penny Piper

Last week, Team UKFast took its hugely successful Cloud UK Live event on tour to London. More than 100 people – and a few flamingos – joined us at Kensington Roof Gardens, alongside industry leaders including Microsoft, Cisco and VMware. Discussions…

Fast Fridays – 27th January 2017

27.1.2017 by Katherine Kelly

Happy belated Burns night, Chinese New Year and weekend everyone! This week’s been all go, with a new webinar arising on the horizon and the final instalment of our blogs in which we reviewed our tech predictions from the previous…

Fast Fridays – 28th October 2016

28.10.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Halloween is mere days away and I hope you're scarily excited! In the meantime, you can catch up with this week’s blog, from the frightfully good sports machines announced for Inspire MCR to finding out the spooky similarity between eCommerce experts…

Fast Fridays – 7th October 2016

7.10.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Happy Friday humans, you’ve made it through another week and are mere hours away from the sweet taste of the weekend (which tastes like sleep and fun in case you were wondering). In this week’s blog we’ve been talking about…

Fast Fridays – 30th September 2016

30.9.2016 by Katherine Kelly

It’s over, you made it, happy Friday! Now the only thing you have to do before you sink into a comfy chair with a hot cuppa tea (or jump into something infinitely less comfortable and head out into the world…

Fridays at UKFast – 8th July

8.7.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Well done on making it to Friday everyone – you’re nearly done for the week, but there’s just one more thing you need to read before you settle into Saturday’s welcoming arms: the tech roundup. In this week's blog we’ve been sharing…

Fridays at UKFast – Friday 1st July

1.7.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Congratulations on being Friday everyone. Yeah, you heard. You are Friday. Over the last week we’ve been talking about how Brexit affects the GDPR, and why we’re holding fast in the wake of it. We’ve had expert insight on the…