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  • Could Machine Learning be used to enhance, or even better, improve the success of a clinical trial? Gareth Baxendale FBCS CITP, Head of Technology for the NIHR Clinical Research Network and Vice Chair of the BCS Health and Care Executive, explores the opportunities offered by ML.
  • We held a preview of the new MyBCS for members of the Member Feedback Panel recently, and wanted to share the questions that were raised during that session, as well as our answers. If you’re interested in knowing more about the Member Feedback Panel, or joining then just login to MyBCS.
  • Julie Andrews, account manager at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, makes an impassioned plea for parents, grandparents and siblings to all help make an education in technology accessible to everyone.
  • Dominic Myers, a senior UX developer at Arcus Global, outlines some benefits of sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm with young coders.
  • Jim Reeves outlines an idea for a website that could help families and friends communicate with each other in times of disaster.
  • William Lau, Head of Computing at Greenwich Free School, explores the importance of asking fertile questions when building lessons
  • Julia Adamson, Head of Public Affairs, BCS, recounts her daughter’s journey through her GCSE options and explains why computer science isn’t right for everyone.
  • Updates to any operating system, whether that is a mobile, desktop, server, or something else, like an IoT device, are normally full of lots of things which make no sense to those who use them, so should you bother? Christopher East, from the Internet Specialist Group has the answer.
  • Laura Burt, head of computing at The Maynard School in Exeter explains how Computing at School (CAS) has helped her to successfully transition from ICT to computing.
  • To say that the first tranche of BCS members’ feedback on our new ‘Computing ideas for a better society’ project reflects variety would be an understatement.

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