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Antony Funnell

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2 Dec 2018

It’s a cross between a bus and light rail, a new form of transport that promises greater flexibility and a reduction in costs – it’s called the trackless tram.

Online bots are getting better at sounding human, because humans online are sounding more like...

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18 Oct 2015

Search engines aren’t all that big on serendipity, the algorithms that drive them are programmed to match like for like.

Fostering a chance discovery is the last thing they’re designed to do. But does that literal and linear approach stifle creativity?

And —as...

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2 Sep 2015

Uber and other large technology firms have received their share of both good and bad press for 'disrupting' traditional business models. But what if the game is much larger and these companies are a threat to capitalism itself?

Public discussion about the dramatic rise...

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30 Aug 2015

Public discussion about the dramatic rise of UBER is often themed as a titanic struggle between old-fashioned expensive taxi companies and a new digital upstart. UBER usually comes out on top because it's new, cool and part of the ‘sharing economy’.

But legal academic...

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16 Nov 2014

Imagine a city where everything from the cars to the street lights to the traffic bridges are connected. Where censors and beacons pepper the urban environment.

Imagine a city where all of those internet-connected objects are networked, giving the metropolis a second layer of...

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