Professor of Artificial Intelligence Wolfgang Faber comments on Google announcing that its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch and considers where humans will start losing their jobs to intelligent computers and machines.
Professor of Politics Brendan Evans comments on the Brexit talks after the Prime Minister’s last-minute deal last week.
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Environmental researcher Fiona Hesselden comments on the call for an end to throwaway plastic signalled at the UN environment ministers meeting in Kenya.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the number of long A&E waits doubling over the past four years across the UK.
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Shutterstock Charlotte Mallinson, is a Lecturer in Modern World History and PhD Researcher at the University of Huddersfield. Here, in an article written for The Conversation, she talks about the Jack the Ripper industry and although it is very much alive the time has come to stop celebrating him because in reality he was in fact