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A Smarter World
A Smarter World

Stuff is getting smarter as the internet of things, some of which are 'Artificially Intelligent' to varying degrees, connects to provide new products and services and produce unprecedented levels of data. With the range of applications seemingly limited only by the imagination, there are, nonetheless, some prosaic issues which need to be resolved if full potential is to be unleashed. Connectivity, data privacy, safety, ownership and liability are some of the key pressure points which we look at in more detail in relation to smart technology this month.

Predictions - 2017
Predictions - 2017

2016 has been a seismic year and the aftershocks are likely to be felt long after 2017. As the 'phoney war' in the wake of the EU Referendum result comes to an end, we will start to understand more about what leaving the EU will mean for the UK, particularly in the context of the US election results and upcoming elections in other EU Member States. To a much larger degree than usual, uncertainty is the order of the day, but that has not stopped Download making its annual predictions for the coming year, focusing on tech, media, communications, cybersecurity, outsourcing, and legal issues around Brexit.