Weekly Brief: I Quant To Break Free

Get the Weekly Brief straight in your inbox: Google and NASA have just announced that they have achieved Quantum Supremacy! Hooray! But, errr… what on earth are they talking about? Simply put, this is the ability of devices to solve complex problems that classical computers can’t solve in a realistic timeframe. Google’s quantum computer solved […]

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Weekly Brief: WeWork… What Went Wrong?

Get the Weekly Brief straight in your inbox: So, another big week for the WeWork saga. On Monday morning, we awoke to the news that the embattled firm had accepted a multi-billion-dollar Softbank rescue deal. The Japanese investor has bought out around 80% of the property company and injected $5bn of new financing to starve […]

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Weekly Brief: Insane in the mem-brain?

Get the Weekly Brief straight in your inbox: Mind-reading tech is closer than you think. In July, Elon Musk announced that one of his companies, Neuralink, will start human trials by the end of 2020 for an implantable wireless system that purports to read minds. It already has over $158m in funding. Facebook is also […]

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Weekly Brief: Reach out and touch… face?

Get the Weekly Brief straight in your inbox: Over the past few years, six police forces around the UK (including the MET) have been trialling facial recognition tech. It is estimated that Facewatch, the fast-track crime-reporting platform that heavily utilises facial recognition, will have 5000 cameras across the UK by 2022. The public is divided. […]

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Weekly Brief: It’s Not Easy Being Green

Get the Weekly Brief straight in your inbox: Gretta Thunberg’s rousing and emotional speech at the United Nations last week has been hailed by some as “the most powerful speech” they have ever seen (and you should watch it if you haven’t yet!). Others have a different opinion, with no punches pulled by the likes […]

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Weekly Brief: You Gotta Fight. For Your Right…

This week we’re bringing you a piece about Google! Google has just won a landmark ‘Right to be Forgotten’ case and it’s all we’re thinking about! Plus, we’re bringing you all the hottest jobs of the week. Enjoy! […]

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The Rise (and Potential Fall) of JUUL Labs and Vaping Startups

When people typically think of the smoking industry, the first images that come to mind are of massive tobacco companies dominating the market. The latter half of this decade, however, has seen the rise of an unexpected challenger: e-cigarette startups. While e-cigarettes themselves have been around for much of the 2000s, the past few years […]

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