Tag Archives: AI

£18.5 million to boost diversity in AI tech roles and innovation in online training for adults

The technology sector is set to benefit from a £18.5 million cash injection to drive up skills in AI and data science and support more adults to upskill and retrain to progress in their careers or find new employment. Up to 2,500 people will have the opportunity to retrain and …

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Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognise objects through touch alone. The information could be leveraged to help robots identify and manipulate objects, and may aid in prosthetics design. The researchers developed a …

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Plugging the skills gap is just the beginning – sharing data also holds the key to AI success

ERIKS has welcomed plans to introduce post-graduate programmes, which are being jointly funded by government and industry, to train the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) experts. However, there are still formidable barriers to implementing AI in a way which will really benefit maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) work. David Manning-Ohren, ERIKS’ …

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Stellar new board appointed to lead world-first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

In a major coup to cement the UK’s position as a world-leader in the development of artificial intelligence, the Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright will today confirm Robert Winston, Dame Patricia Hodgson and Kriti Sharma are among the expert advisers appointed to shape the work of the world’s first Centre for …

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Up to £50 million to develop world leading AI talent in the UK

The Government has committed further investment to the UK’s booming Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector by announcing an additional £50 million to attract and retain the world’s top talent. The announcement within this week’s budget builds on the AI Sector Deal, worth up to almost £1 billion, launched earlier this year. …

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