Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey comments on Amazon opening a supermarket with no checkout operators or self-service tills, but with extensive built-in cameras to spy on people’s behaviour.
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Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on Prime Minister Theresa May attending the World Economic Forum in Davos
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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.
Richard Jones is a Journalism and Media Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield and teaches about journalism technologies and innovation in journalism. Here, in an article written for The Conversation, he questions whether or not the big tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, should pay for the tremendous amount of news that is shared on their