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Going serverless? Tell us how, then tell the world

Events If you know your Lambda from your lambada, have turned all your functions into services, and avoided vendor lock-in in the process, we’d love to hear from you at the Serverless Computing London call for papers. Serverless Computing London will run between November 12 and 14, cutting through the hype to explore how real world …
Team Register, 14 Mar 2018
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Yes, Alexa is all very well... but we want YOU to talk machine learning and AI

MCubed returns to London in October, and we want to hear how your organisation is using artificial intelligence, machine learning algorithms, deep learning, and predictive analytics to solve real world business and technology problems. We’re looking to put together a conference schedule that shows how business and academia are …
Team Register, 8 Mar 2018

VMware user group conferences hit Australia in March

PROMO Each year VMware's User Groups stage day-long conferences in Sydney and Melbourne and the dates have just been set for this year's gigs: March 20th in the harbour city and March 22nd in Melbourne. This year the theme of both events is security, a timely topic given Australia's data breach reporting laws have just kicked in and …
Team Register, 26 Feb 2018
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Brain emerging from hibernation? Feed it with The Register Lectures

Spring is on the horizon, the sap is rising and if you’re anything like us, your brain is emerging from its winter hibernation and looking for sustenance. So, what better time than to cast an eye over our upcoming Register Lectures, each one guaranteed to stimulate the parts of your intellect other events just don’t reach. On …
Team Register, 19 Feb 2018
Register Lecture tackles Existential Risk

The Register Lecture: AI turning on us? Let's talk existential risk

A sneaking fear that the machines might turn on us is just not good enough - we need to be able to quantify that risk if we want to avoid it, or at least manage it. Or we could just push on regardless and see how things work out. Whatever your take, we’re thrilled to have Dr Adrian Currie of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of …
Team Register, 12 Feb 2018
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The Register, Heise launch Serverless Computing London Conference

Events Situation Publishing and Heise Medien are launching Serverless Computing London 2018, a three day conference that will bring together together experts and practitioners in one of the tech world’s hottest new areas. This new conference, which will run from November 12 to 14 at Euston Square, London, will cut through the hype to …
Team Register, 24 Jan 2018

The Register Lecture: The Secret Spitfires

When Britain’s future hung in the balance in 1940, a covert army of men, women and children set to work in network of sheds, garages and bus depots across Britain building desperately needed Supermarine Spitfires for the RAF’s war effort. The Spitfire was on the frontline against Adolph Hitler’s Luftwaffe during the Battle of …
Team Register, 18 Jan 2018

The Register Lecture: Detecting deception

Billions of pounds are lost annually to lies. As we become more digital and more connected through web, devices and social the reach of liars and the consequences of their actions assume bigger and more personal proportions - compromised bank accounts, stolen personal data and lost intellectual property. Liars are a physical …
Team Register, 18 Jan 2018

The Register Lecture: What will drive our cars when the combustion engine dies

Whether you’ve always wondered whether hydrogen is the motor fuel of the future, or what happens to the inside of Lithium Ion battery when you drive a nail through, you’d have gotten your answers at our January Register Lecture. The National Physical Laboratory’s Dr Gareth Hinds took attendees on a journey into an electrically …
Team Register, 18 Jan 2018
Drinks party at M3 day one

MCubed returns to London in 2018, call for papers open

Events The call for papers for MCubed 2018 is open, and we really want to hear how you're putting machine learning, AI and robotics to work in real organisations. MCubed, brought to you by The Register and Heise, launched in 2017 with the aim not to talk about what AI and ML might do in the future, but what real-world organisations …
Team Register, 14 Dec 2017

The Reg parts ways with imagineer and thought pathfinder Steve Bong

The Register has severed ties with columnist and Shoreditch entrepreneur Mr Steve Bong MBE after Mr Bong admitted to having a close working relationship with the Kremlin this week, in a piece titled Yes, I took Putin's roubles to undermine Western democracy. This is my story Mr Bong rose to prominence after The Register …
Team Register, 17 Nov 2017

Apple whispers how its face-fingering AI works

Apple has let us all in on a little secret: how its deep-learning-based face detection software works in iOS 10 and later. In a blog post published this week, the Cupertino giant described in a fair amount of detail how its algorithms operate. The biz revealed its code is based on OverFeat, a model developed by researchers at …
Team Register, 17 Nov 2017
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New Optane disks appear on web shops' lists

Sharp-eyed storage-watchers have noticed some new Intel solid state disks with Chipzilla's Optane 3D Xpoint memory/storage aboard popping up on web stores. Four SKUs are listed in many web shops, all with the name 900P, but the following product numbers and qualities: SSDPE21D280GASM, a 2.5-inch drive with 280GB capacity and …
Team Register, 25 Oct 2017
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Continuous Lifecycle 2018: Agile pioneer Dr Linda Rising to keynote

Events We're chuffed, delighted and excited to announce that our first keynote for Continuous Lifecycle will be Agile development pioneer Dr Linda Rising. And if having Linda set the tone for the conference wasn't enough, she will also be running an exclusive workshop at the event. Linda's career has spanned the worlds of academia, …
Team Register, 20 Oct 2017

Power: The ultimate web-based commodity

Events If you've ever wondered who really controls today's upside-down, digital-soaked world, you should really join us next month when we consider "The Secrets of Power in the Digital Age". Carl Miller's upcoming book, Power, will examine all these questions and he joins us on November 7 to talk about his efforts to track down and …
Team Register, 19 Oct 2017
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Power, Sex, Platform Wars... Register Autumn Lectures tackle them all

Lectures We've got a brace of cracking Register lectures coming up over the next two months that dive into digital culture past and present. And we really want you to be there. On October 17, Brian Alleyne, of the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, will join us to discuss how geek and hacker culture has always tended to fracture …
Team Register, 5 Oct 2017

Citrix patches Netscaler hole, ARM TrustZone twisted, Android Dirty COW exploited – and more security fails

Roundup As ever, it has been a busy week on the security front with good news, some very bad reports, corporate failings all round and troubling signs ahead for those worried about government intrusion in the online world. Here's El Reg's take on the resulting wreckage. Cloudflare opens up protection Among the good news, Cloudflare …
Team Register, 29 Sep 2017
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Need to get up to speed on machine learning, AI?

There are just 25 tickets left for MCubed, our machine learning, AI and analytics conference, so if you want to spend two days learning how those technologies could change your business, you need to secure your ticket now. We’ve worked hard to bring together a speaker lineup in Central London that won’t just talk about what AI …
Team Register, 26 Sep 2017
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Register Lectures tackle war and power... in the digital world at least

Lectures If mists and mellow fruitfulness aren't your thing, celebrate Autumn by joining us for a pair of hard-hitting Register lectures which examine some of the pricklier issues dogging the digital world. On October 17, Brian Alleyne, of the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, will join us to discuss how geek and hacker culture …
Team Register, 21 Sep 2017

Reg reader Regina is doing Byte Night - and so should you

A trio of plucky Reg fans from Shepherd’s bush are braving the mean streets of London next month to raise money for Byte Night - and you should really join them. Regina Bluman, marketing manager at OryxAlign, signed for this year’s Byte Night with two of her colleagues after seeing a tweet from The Register encouraging people …
Team Register, 13 Sep 2017

Why is it that geeks' favourite enemies are... other geeks?

Reg Event Geeks have often enjoyed a fractious relationship with non-techies, but nowhere near as toxic as their relationships with other geeks who dare to have slightly different tech preferences. On October 17, Brian Alleyne, of the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, will join us to discuss how geek and hacker culture has always …
Team Register, 1 Sep 2017

Wanna spend a day getting deeply hands-on with machine learning?

Events If you want to get deep and hands-on with machine learning, you'll be chuffed to know that we’ve added two more cracking workshops to our lineup at MCubed. On October 11, Laurent Catto will be delivering a workshop on Machine Learning with R, aimed at participants who are not experts in machine learning but have some …
Team Register, 31 Aug 2017

Heavy sleeper? Put your god-given talent to work and raise some cash

If you always sleep like a log, we’ve got just the thing for you - do some good by spending the night roughing it on the streets with a bunch of your industry compatriots in October, and raise a bunch of cash for vulnerable children into the bargain. Why would we want to force our loyal readers onto the streets? Because The …
Team Register, 15 Aug 2017

Speaking in Tech: The net neutrality hearing? I'm, uh, washing my hair

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week, Ed and Melissa are joined by Lauren Malhoit, co-host of TechWiseTV. Together they dive into Black Hat phone prep, Meg Whitman's departure from HP Inc, net neutrality and Russian robots that swipe right or kill you. The details... (0:00) Lauren puts Greg in the …
Team Register, 2 Aug 2017

MCubed: Early bird tickets offer ends on Monday

Let’s make this quick. The early bird ticket offer for MCubed, our three-day extravaganza of machine learning, AI and analytics, will evaporate Monday evening, giving you just a few days to save hundreds of pounds on tickets for the conference and our deep dive workshops. We’ve built this conference explicitly for people who …
Team Register, 28 Jul 2017

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