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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably seen some of the news reports about Google’s chatbot LaMDA lately, which attracted a huge amount of attention when Blake Lemione, a Google engineer, published an interview with the AI chatbot declared that it had become sentient.

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The continued advancement in smart cities and the technological innovation within them is truly exciting. Members of the Hays team in some of the world’s highest-rated smart cities share their insights.

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We probably all think we know what AI is. We have images of chess-playing robots, and probably even Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator in the most extreme examples. But think again, where do you draw the line between established technologies and AI?

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The metaverse and its associated augmented realities are fast becoming popular, and the benefits can easily be applied to the world of work. As the world’s largest specialist recruiter, it’s important that Hays Technology explores the potential this has to change not only how we collaborate, but also recruit and train the workforce.

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Criminals are frequently amongst the first to use new technologies for their own nefarious means, and industries struggle to keep one step ahead to plug security gaps. As we see the accelerating rollout of machine learning, we are now seeing people both use it and exploit it in order to override common security tools.

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Hays Technology becomes the first recruiter to enter the Metaverse! Alfie Whattam, the UK&I National Lead for Hays Software Development Recruitment, gives us a tour of the office.

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What can we do with technology to tackle the climate crisis? Business leaders from across the world share how their companies are focusing on a decrease in emissions, the challenges they face and their goals for the future.

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  Robots are digital workers. Digital workers work with digital data. The clue is in the name. I’m being flippant but it is an important point when considering automation. Robotic Process Automation is really at the core of automation technologies and is often the starting point for organisations wanting to drive productivity quickly. The challenge is that few organisations are entirely...

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When deploying automation, the overall objective should be to provide improved employment for workers, and society as a whole. Factors such as wellbeing and self-development should be the overriding objective. Automation must result in net employment growth for the economy. More jobs should be forthcoming as a result of improved productivity than are lost from it. It is critical that the...

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Most large companies will by now have some form of RPA embedded, and if they don’t, they will be looking at it (if you’re not, where have you been the past 5 years?). The market is still expanding quickly but some analysts predict saturation within the next 2-5 years. Most of us now know what RPA is, and what its capable of, so what’s next for Automation? The term Hyperautomation was touted,...

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According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), automation and COVID-19 are causing the labour market to experience “double disruption”, which is exacerbating the growing global skills emergency. As we navigate this new world, it’s humans - not machines - that are still the most valuable asset to any organisation, and leaders must do everything they can to secure the future of the world’s...

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Since early history, humans have crafted languages in order to communicate better. From the hieroglyphics of the Egyptians to the classical Latin of ancient Rome, languages have evolved and grown into the recognisable tongues we know today. Fast forward to the 21st century and the language that’s becoming more and more popular is that of zeros and ones, of brackets and asterisks, of ampersands...

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The life sciences industry has, unsurprisingly, grown exponentially due to the impact of COVID-19. The demand for technology skills has also increased within life sciences to support the industry to keep innovating, tracking and protecting against COVID-19, as well as other diseases and conditions.   These tech skills have been crucial in the development of the vaccines, but have a much...

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Whilst consumer preferences for online channels were unquestionably present prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the unexpected global events of the pandemic accelerated this trend on an unprecedented scale.   Many businesses reacted to the onset of the crisis by fast-tracking their digital transformation initiatives, and there was a sharp increase in the number of businesses switching their...

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