Month: September 2018

Long-Term Policy Uncertainty Clouds Otherwise Clear Sailing For European Wind

Clean Power Published on September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill September 13th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  The growth of the wind energy industry in Europe is expected to continue over the next five years, increasing by around 17 gigawatts (GW) per year through to 2022, but WindEurope believes “policy uncertainty and a …

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DNV GL Predicts Global Energy Demand To Peak In 2035

Clean Power Published on September 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill September 13th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  The world’s energy demand is expected to decline from 2035 onward, according to global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL, which published its most recent Energy Transition Outlook 2018 recently, and which predicts that this …

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LinkedIn open-sources a tool to run TensorFlow on Hadoop

LinkedIn has open-sourced a project for scaling and managing deep learning jobs in TensorFlow, using the YARN (Yet Another Resource Negotiator) job scheduling system in Hadoop. The Tony project came about after LinkedIn tried to use two existing open source solutions for running scheduled TensorFlow jobs on Hadoop and found them both wanting. A few projects …

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NHS infrastructure ‘not fit for AI’, national report concludes

NHS IT infrastructure is “not fit for AI” and a “large push” towards standardisation is required if the benefits of the technology are to be realised, a new report has concluded. ‘Accelerating Artificial Intelligence in health and care: results from a state of the nation survey’ was published last week during the NHS Health and …

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Wanted: Data breach risk ratings, because not all breaches are equal

I recently downloaded every known, recorded data breach by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, which has been the most thorough and stalwart public recorder of data breaches in the United States for over two decades. The data file contained just over 8,600 data breaches. I found a few dupes and some missing or erroneous information, but …

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With new ECG, Apple places heart health at core of latest watch launch

The latest Apple Watch will be able to measure a wearer’s heart rhythm and alert to irregularities, including electrocardiogram, leaders at the company have announced. Describing the Series 4 Apple Watch as “the ultimate guardian for your health”, chief operating officer Jeff Williams revealed the device had a new electronic heart sensor built in. “Now …

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Cobalt: The Toxic Hazard In Lithium Batteries That Puts Profit Before People & The Planet

Batteries Published on September 13th, 2018 | by The Beam September 13th, 2018 by The Beam  By Catherine Von Burg, SimpliPhi Energy storage is a critical link in the global shift toward a cleaner, more sustainable energy economy. Without storage, renewable sources of energy are intermittent and unreliable, but so too is the grid in …

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Slack adds enterprise key management for Enterprise Grid users

Slack has unveiled new features aimed at attracting a wider audience of enterprise customers, including enhanced security, compliance and admin controls. The company has made a concerted effort to court large businesses since the launch of its Enterprise Grid product last year. And during its second annual Frontiers event in San Francisco last week, Slack …

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Musgrove Park Hospital sets its sights on open source ePMA

Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton has partnered up with a number of organisations to deliver an open source e-prescribing and medicines administration (ePMA) solution. The hospital, which is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, has joined forces with CGI, Marand and the Apperta Foundation. CGI has been drafted in to deliver Marand’s OPENeP …

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