Edinburgh’s August meet of the Bitcoiners may have something to say on a new study that uses Google Trends data in an attempt to understand who uses the anonymous crypto-currency Bitcoin, and for what purposes.
The Alan Turing Institute has marked its first few days of operations announcing its new director and confirming £10 million research funding from Lloyd’s Register Foundation, research partnerships with GCHQ, collaboration with Cray Inc. and EPSRC, and its first research activities.
Where people choose to live, who those people are, and why they choose to live there all have a significant impact on a wide range of policy areas. The study of England and Wales now needs to include Scotland.
If ever the issue of climate change has shown synchronicity it must be now as President Obama calls for stiffer climate change rules; European research shows that entire ecosystems threatening birds, bugs and water. And with a canny sense of timing Scotland's SEPA starts the recruitment process for candidates to replace the current Chairman and a non-executive member.
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.
John Muir Trust welcomes its hard fought victory with a coalition of outdoors, environmental and community organisations, (not to mention breath-holding and praying others) who have waged a five year campaign to stop the proposed Allt Duine Wind Farm on the western edge of the Cairngorm National Park.
The House of Commons Select Committee for DCMS (Department of Culture, Media and Sport) has launched yet another inquiry into the national Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme focused on coverage, delivery and speed of UK superfast broadband and mobile connectivity.
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.
As Scottish Renwables organisation has a 1-2 September International North Sea conference lined up in Edinburgh, and an August 15-16 Marine conference, exhibition and dinner in Inverness, it will have plenty to discuss and is publicising that in the last five weeks, a series of announcements from the UK Government have brought huge changes to the UK’s renewable energy industry. Worth noting that in the US there is a movement to pull the plug on renewable energy while a WWF Scotland analysis shows wind farms generated the equivalent of 98 per cent of Scotland's electricity needs last year and power companies were paid more than £53 million to switch off their turbines in 2014!
In the wake of the demonstration over vehicles, autonomy and security, the connected car software used in a large number of Chrysler and Dodge vehicles in the United States, has Fiat Chrysler NV recalling approximately 1.4 million vehicles for emergency security patches.
Critical care doctor, Julio Barado-Hualde has developed a mathematical simulation model that enables the occupancy of beds in an ICU (Intensive Care Unit) to be predicted and managed more effectively. Research, which focusses on the Hospital Complex of Navarre, is part of his PhD thesis read at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre.
At the CFCC, there were some who were of the belief that it might be too late to just rely on clean energy. “We should have done this 20 to 30 years ago" And others note "there are limits to adaptation." From the STEM viewpoint four women players have three male counterparts.
Glasgow-based Star Renewable Energy has won a £350,000 contract to supply heat pumps for a pioneering renewable energy scheme which will, for the first time in the UK, see solar thermal panels being used to power a district heating scheme.
Cobler’s bairns “being aye ill shod” springs to mind as “The Scotsman” reports seagulls causing problems for Aberdeen football club and tackling the problems of menacing seagulls by recruiting a killer hawk to scare them off.
Analog power IC provider ROHM has acquired Powervation Ltd, a privately held digital power IC company that develops DPM (digital power management) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for approximately $70M, in an all-cash transaction.
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