What has technology done for us over the last three months of pandemic? A look back with the wisdom of hindsight, and a pub menu.
We can quantitate the risks of cracking conventional passwords. AI-based systems using biometrics are known to be brittle, and to have exploitable blind spots. Can we trust them in security systems?
Apple keeps its promise with High Sierra and new Macs, but is less helpful in the log, and courts danger in AI.
We have become confused as to what artificial intelligence might be, and condemned remote-control vehicles as robots. Let’s correct this, and refocus more accurately.
Hypertext returns without any hyperbole, and XML could be much more able to cope with the reality of life.
Facebook has become a stochastic bazaar: utterly random, unpredictable, and a human interface mess.
Facebook, Google, Amazon, and others now use AI to make choices for us. Are they changing our opinions too?
I challenge any manufacturer of a ‘driverless’ vehicle to demonstrate it on the roads of the Isle of Wight.