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A serial killer pushed 18 people to their deaths in front of London Underground trains during the 1970s, a former detective has said.
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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking urge ban on warfare AI and autonomous weapons #AI   #ArtificialIntelligence   #Autonomous   #Warfare   #Ban  
More than 1,000 experts and leading robotics researchers sign open letter warning of military artificial intelligence arms race
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Killer robots: Tech experts warn against AI arms race #AI   #ArtificialIntelligence   #Ban   #Weapons   #Military   #Robots  
More than 1,000 tech experts, scientists and researchers have written a letter warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons.
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UK parliament may finally debate the legalisation of weed #UK   #Legalise   #marijuana   #Thoughts  
A petition with 150,000+ signatures has triggered a debate in Parliament over the legalisation of weed.
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Internet companies face 'tax crackdown' #Internet   #Companies   #Tax   #CrackDown   #AboutTime  
Internet companies may have to provide more information on people and businesses who sell goods and services online, in a crackdown on tax evasion.
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The cost of security for UK business #Security   #Cost   #InfoSec   #InformationSecurity   #Business  
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Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth #Earth   #Found   #Kepler  
The discovery of Kepler-452b has invited comparisons to Earth. But is it really anything like our own planet?
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  • Think IT Recruitment
    Recruitment Consultant, 8 - present
  • The Listening Company
    Telesales executive, 4 - 8
  • Scottish and Southern Energy
    District Sales Manager, 5 - 3
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Kingston upon Thames
Johannesburg - Kingston upon Thames
Specialist Front-end software development recruiter in Kingston upon Thames, Passionate about the industry and keen for the inside knowledge.
With a background in direct sales and being a classically trained sales professional I am an excellent relationship builder and communicator, now working within recruitment, recruiting top talent across all vertical markets in IT. Utilising these skills to make sure that both my clients and candidates are getting exactly what they want and need. Coupled with a slight background in customer service, I deliver these solutions with a high quality approach.

I recruit for both Microsoft and all Open Source Technologies (Hardware and Software) and the types of roles I regularly work with include but are not limited to:

Application Engineers
Database Administrators
IT Help Desk Technicians
IT Directors
IT Managers
Management IS Directors
Network Architects
BusiNetwork Engineers
Network System Administrators
Programmer Analysts
Security Specialists
Software Developers

And I have dealt with all areas of Information Technology such as:
-Infrastructure & Network Support
-Microsoft Development Technologies
-Open Source Technologies
-Testing & QA
-Business Analysis & Project Management
-Senior IT & Management
Bragging rights
2nd July 2012 I took on a car at 40mph and I "eventually" came out the victor - Round two BOOM!!!
  • Open University
    BSc. Information Technology and Business, 2012 - present
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