Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Uk community sector failing to be open about its use of AI, evaluation finds

A report into the use of artificial intelligence by the U.K.’s public sector has warned that the government is failing to be open about automated decision-making technologies which have the potential to significantly impact citizens’ lives. Ministers have been especially bullish on injecting new technologies into the delivery of taxpayer-funded healthcare — with health minister…

British isles to allow Huawei ‘limited role’ in 5G community

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow will the Huawei 5G deal affect me?The UK has decided to let Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, despite pressure from the US to block the firm.The Chinese firm will be banned from supplying kit to "sensitive parts" of the…

Mattresses heading from outdated mattress to vegetable mattress

Syrian refugees at Zaatari camp in Jordan are working with scientists from the University of Sheffield and the UN Refugee Agency to create a way to grow healthy, fresh food with nothing but water and old mattress foam.These 'recycled gardens' use the mattresses in place of the soil, which solves two problems in one: It…

Brexit: Europeans glimpse to uncertain upcoming as Uk leaves EU

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpanish guitarist Antonio De Mata, who plays for Benidorm tourists, explains what Brexit means to himForty-seven years ago, in 1973, the UK joined an organisation that aimed to bring European nations closer together.The British people voted two years later to remain in what became the European Union…

Brexit: EU Parliament would make difficult calls for for talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK officially left the EU on 31 January but until the end of 2020 they are following a Withdrawal Agreement The European Parliament has approved a tough opening position for talks with the UK on its future relationship with the EU. MEPs called on the UK to follow…

Yalta: Earth War Two summit that reshaped the environment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Big Three - Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin In February 1945, three men met in a holiday resort to decide the fate of the world.Nazi Germany was on its knees. Soviet troops were closing in on Berlin, while Allied forces had crossed Germany's western border. In…

10 of the ideal automatic cat feeders in the British isles

Your kitty will always be fed on time with an automatic cat food dispenser. By Team Commerce2020-02-13 14:20:56 UTC We all have busy schedules nowadays, so having the option to automate daily tasks like feeding the cat can be a real time saver. Plus, it just feels good to know your bestie has a nice…

10 of the ideal working watches in the British isles

We've tracked down the very best running watches from top brands like Fitbit, Apple, Polar, and of course, Garmin. By Joseph Green2020-02-04 08:00:00 UTC Newsflash: Running is hard. Unless you're one of those rare and confusing individuals who just gets up and runs for miles, the act of hauling yourself up from the sofa and…

The greatest Valentine’s Day presents for her (British isles version)

Happy Valentine's Day season, lovebirds. Here's how to impress your wife, fiancé, girlfriend, or that cute girl in your building that you've been flirting with for months: Don't get her that gaudy chocolate diamond necklace that jewellery stores are shoving down your throat.That's it, that's the whole gift guide.Maybe it's not that easy, but finding…

The very best Valentine’s Day presents for your partner (British isles version)

Love or hate it, Valentine’s Day is the ideal time to right the gift-giving wrongs of Christmas. Were you sure your husband would love that faux-vintage, Bluetooth-compatible turntable, only to find out later that what he really wanted was a weighted blanket? Did you misinterpret his months of hint-dropping about homebrewing, ponying up for the perfect…

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Thank you, Mike Bloomberg, for rescuing the debate – POLITICO

Democratic presidential candidates Michael Bloomberg, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. | John Locher/AP Photo Michael Bloomberg may have bought his way on to the debate stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night but the rest of us are in his debt. These once-every-couple-weeks rituals had become so familiar that watching til the end was a chore.…

Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend’s brother is suing the Amazon CEO for defamation, claiming he was falsely accused of providing incriminating pictures to the Countrywide Enquirer

As the saga of Jeff Bezos, his nude selfies, and his leaked affair with Lauren Sanchez continues, a new development has arisen – Sanchez's brother Michael Sanchez is now suing Bezos for defamation.Bloomberg reports Sanchez has accused the Amazon CEO and his security consultant Gavin de Becker of telling journalists that Sanchez leaked Bezos' nude…

Two far more missing following Turkey quake kills 39

By Umit BektasELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey called off rescue operations on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday's earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body of a final person they were searching for in a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 41, authorities said.The magnitude 6.8 quake caused 37 deaths in Elazig province,…