WebRTC: Importance

Eric Rescoria writes: WebRTC isn’t a complete videoconferencing system; it’s a set of tools built in to the browser that take care of many of the hard pieces of building a VC (videoconferencing) system so that you don’t have to….Importantly, this functionality is all standardized: the API itself was published and by the World Wide Web […]

RSS Feeds: Federation of the data

Will Webberley writes: At that time RSS was still very much “a thing” for many people (though the discontinuation of the hugely popular Google Reader in 2013 was a bit of a bummer to these communities). However new people now joining the web scene would be far more likely to instead engage with these extremely well-funded, well-marketed, […]

A series of articles on AI Ethics.

Starting today, I’d be covering three major articles on the ethics of artificial intelligence. I link them from HBR and raise very important issues. As usual, I’d highlight the key principles in discussion and weave in my ideas around them. Some of them are pay walled, and while the bias in inherent (because the industry […]

EHR: Epic Bristol bags £454m in UK deals as creaking care sector chases digital transformation

I usually refrain from commenting on industry news here but this merits attention- a universal EHR for Northern Ireland. I think that Singapore has a similar system. The advantages are obvious- a seamless connectivity for the users and healthcare providers. However, I have deliberated on this issue with several industry people and as a matter […]

Doctors add a dose of medical insight to FT coronavirus hackathon

Financial Times has been sparse on the details of the app mentioned herein. however, one thing that caught my eye (and emphasis is mine): Mr Datoo’s team, comprising colleagues from D2, University of Surrey academics and KroniKare, worked on a health monitoring app called OUALD (“opening up after lockdown”) for use in buildings where many […]