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Emma Byrne
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Buzzwords give me nausea, but data makes me happy...
 
I Hate 'The Internet Of Things' -- But I Love The Internet Of Things ~ Forbes/Emma Byrne ~
The "Internet of Things" -- powerful trend, but misunderstood buzzword: Your boss or your peers are probably asking you about the Internet of Things (IoT). Or they soon will be. But what is it?
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Some excellent ideas from +Rhoda Baxter 
It’s that time of year again. I’ve noticed that there are a lot of posts cropping up about what to buy for the writer in your life. But a writer is for life, not just for Christmas, so here’s my al...
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Go home Google maps, you're drunk
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Nice teamwork, Maps and Calendar!
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Look, +Mike Wyer! It's beefeaters in buzbys!
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Wot? Ai gettid it rong agen? Militayree millynayree iz /dibbikult/!
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Because it's that day when druids, wiccans and other lovers of astronomical significance have to crank up the Jethro Tull.

Happy Solstice, northern hemespherites! The days get longer from here on in.

(Enjoy your longest day, southies!) 
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Last of three parts in this series on Gartner's study of IT investment strategy.
 
6 Ways To Cloud Nirvana (or: IT ROI ASAP)
 ~ +Emma Byrne on +Forbes 
~~~ http://onforb.es/1tvI9MQ ~~~
In parts one and two of this series we looked at recent research into the importance of optimizing your IT investments. If you're thinking seriously about taking control of your IT investment, then here’s what you need to know...
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Like labs as a setting? Me too. Here's why.
Doctor January by Rhoda Baxter Published by Choc - Lit  Published in paper back 7th August 2014 Blurb: If you keep looking back, you might miss what’s standing right in front of you … Six months after a painful brea...
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Cheeky pearoast on Forbes! The Robots are Hiring
 
Hiring With Science: Big-Data Brings Better Recruits
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 Analytics fans say big data is the key to hiring great talent and reducing attrition.
 It can also help you pay real market salaries, and increase your diversity.
 So what should you know before you turn recruitment over to the robots?
Analytics evangelists say big data is the key to hiring great talent and reducing attrition. It can also help you pay real market salaries, and increase your diversity. So what should you know before you turn recruitment over to the robots?
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This week on "it's not junk, it's a project!" One cracked but serviceable tea tray that was going to be thrown away. The wood is gorgeous and the rounded aluminium corners look terrific after only one application of Peek. With some sanding, filling, polishing and waxing, I think this will go from "interesting" to "gorgeous" 😆
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Freelance science and technology writer
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Scientific research, AI, neuro-inspited architecture, health technology research, journalism, impact statement writing, television and radio interviews and packages
Employment
  • University College London
    Research Fellow, 2001 - 2004
    AI researcher
  • University of Aberystwyth
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow, 2006 - 2008
    AI researcher and Robot Scientist team member
  • University of Middlesex
    PDRF, 2008 - 2010
    AI Researcher
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Nerd. Dilletante. Scientist. Writer. Actor.
Introduction
I'm a freelance science and technology writer and AI and health technology researcher. My PhD is in AI and my research specialities include neural networks, genetic algorithms, robotics, telehealth and neuroscience. I am also an experienced impact statement author and have helped several Russell Group universities prepare for the REF exercise.

I'm a graduate of the BBC Academy where I was trained in broadcast skills for subject experts. I regularly appear on news broadcasts as an AI expert and was recently featured in a Newsround series on robots. I was also awarded a British Science Association Media Fellowship in 2008.
Bragging rights
BBC Radio 4 let me do a whole programme on the science of swearing. I write for NetApp Voice on emerging tech and future business. I've also written for the FT, Broadcast Magazine, Global Business Magazine and other publications on science and technology.
Education
  • University College London
    Artificial Intelligence, 2001 - 2004