RSS - Internet and Communications articles
  • IoT is not just about connected devices; it is about data. And it will be those businesses that find the right way to harness, analyse and monetise that data that will be the real winners in the IoT race.
  • Tim Nyland-Jones, Information Security Manager at Northgate Vehicle Hire, investigates why IoT software and interoperability are still a long way from being standardised.
  • Dr Sharon Goldwater talks to Martin Cooper AMBCS about her work in natural language processing, her Needham Award lecture and why we’re unlikely to ever see a Babel fish.
  • John Mitchell FBCS, Director of LHS Business Control, posits some solutions regarding the tricky conundrum of securing the internet of things (IoT).
  • The dark web is like the streets at night, even if it is perfectly safe, you are unlikely to feel very safe walking down them, and will not unless you really have to! Christopher East MBCS reports.
  • The fourth and final in a series of articles on the implications of the convergence of computing, biogenetics and cognitive neuroscience by Charles Ross and Max Jamilly looks at the new field of biological computing and swapping microprocessors for microbiology.
  • The Enigma Machine’s success, flaws and its failings all hold lessons for users of modern, encryption reliant tools like WhatsApp. Ian Darlington investigates ciphering’s past and its future.
  • The internet of things promises amazing possibilities. It also threatens chaos if security isn't taken seriously. Thomas McGrath considers how we can ensure we stay safe and still enjoy the new technology’s benefits.
  • Alex Krasodomski-Jones, from Demos, tells Martin Cooper AMBCS about how the think-tank's work with BCS is helping politicians shape public policy through gleaning insights from social media.
  • Dr. Guruduth Banavar is VP of Cognitive Computing at IBM Research and will be delivering the 2017 BCS/IET Turing Lecture. Martin Cooper AMBCS explores Dr Banavar's career, how machine learning works and why Dr Banavar believes Turing remains as relevant as ever.