Artificial Intelligence: The Good The Bad And The Speculative

What is artificial intelligence – AI? A simple definition is intelligence demonstrated by machines as compared to that of sentient beings, that is, humans and animals. It could well be argued that machines cannot feel therefore they are not sentient, but they can certainly perform quite complex tasks extremely accurately and they can learn from experience. The term robots is often used but these are … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence: The Good The Bad And The Speculative

The Internet of Things or IoT

What is the IoT? The Internet of Things simply put relates to common everyday devices such as home appliances, cars even some children’s toys which have network connectivity, over the Net, through embedded electronics, software, sensors and so on. In other words they can talk to each other and to other applications on the Net. Pretty clever? Well yes and no. Should we be wary … Continue reading The Internet of Things or IoT