Historic Scotland has responded to the convincing persuasions of the determined campaign that sees listed amongst Scotland’s National Monuments, the gypsy travellers’ meeting and wedding place in west Cowal, known as The Tinkers’ Heart.
If ever Gaberlunzie longed to be a fly on the wall, the 3rd HLF (Heidelberg Laureate Forum), from August 23-28 is where scientists and the ethical challenges of computational science will be aired at the multi-faceted discussion on Big Data and resolving challenges produced by computational science.
The robot becomes an increasingly customised commodity as Stanford University researchers develope and are use the world's most sophisticated fly catcher speeding up the rate of scientific insight into such diseases as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Using robotics, computer vision, and high speed cameras, with a powerful suit of sensors, the robot can handle and study fruit flies with an unprecedented speed and accuracy.
Seven out of ten CIOs are budgeting for cloud initiatives today. Nine out of ten are getting ready to spend more on private and hybrid clouds. The Infoblox Infographic shows you at a glance the Who, How Much, and Why of cloud adoption.
IBM move to acquire Merge sas as it vision that organisations could use the Watson Health Cloud to surface new insights from a consolidated, patient-centric view of current and historical images, electronic health records, data from wearable devices and other related medical data, in a HIPAA-enabled environment. (Photo Credit: IBM)
Why is Google trying to wipe itself out of use by its original supporters? Gaberlunzie, busy with a lot of things, trying to make ends meet, is greeted on a Sunday morning by Chrome refusing to link him to his email box and despite a decade of a gmail address, have a new one thrust upon him and only managing to get on with things by using Safari!!
The issue of outages and internet break-in are the bread and butter of the security industry and the occasion of sometime great furies from the public plagued by issues they are quite incapable of sorting or fixing.
NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another “Earth.”
Australia with one of the highest rates of animal species that face extinction, decline or negative impacts from human behaviour in the world, has over the last decade had rare occurrences of animals, rebounding and thriving. An example the conservation success story in recovery of humpback whales that breed in both East and West Australian waters.
On the heels of the proposition that an eight international currency will be chosen by the IMF in October, Scotland is to conduct The Global Ethical Finance Forum set to connect Scotland with ethical finance players from Europe as with Triodes Bank, and those from the Middle East, Africa, East Asia gathering on 1-2 September at the Balmoral Hotel.
“Data breach reports are interesting, but everyone wants to know what this means for their company and how their company compares,” says Christian A. Christiansen, program vice president of security products, IDC.
The final phase of a competition to develop AAOSN (adaptive autonomous ocean sampling network) management systems for the NOC (National Oceanography Centre) is underway. Two UK consortia will develop systems capable of coordinating a suite of marine autonomous vehicles gathering data from the ocean over periods of months, tracking and sampling dynamic features.
As part of Government’s Summer Budget, Chancellor George Osborne, confirms funding for six new multidisciplinary research centres - worth a total of £45 million with partner contributions - to drive forward UK’s Digital Economy research, skills and knowledge .
Cloud accountants FreeAgent note that an astonishing 95% of all businesses in the UK have fewer than 10 employees. These 5 million freelancers and micro-businesses all have one thing in common: the need to stay on top of their business finances.But this isn’t as easy as it sounds; chasing down paperwork, wrestling with spreadsheets and grappling with tax returns is time-consuming and stressful. It's why they founded FreeAgent in sunny Scotland.
Can computers be creative? EU-funded WHIM project not only generates fictional storylines but also judges their potential usefulness and appeal representing a major advance in computational creativity and Universities of Europe Universities are occupied with the challenge!
As the computing and semiconductor worlds digest IBM’s departure from the fab, Big Blue is going all out in Data Analytics projects, announcing two successful UK projects. In one, Clear Returns helps retailers understand how and why product returns happen, and how to predict them. Camden Borough uses the analytical approach process to reduce fraud, save time and money over a range of services, so reducing budget cut impacts.
ScotlandIS has just launched its new re-branded website, including a new interactive area, which provides companies and members with a platform to raise questions, follow discussions and participate in thought provoking debate. This is where the latest IT news will be found and ScotlandIS events can be booked online in the interactive area.
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