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Putting AI to work in finance? Think algorithms, ethics first

Events Ethics, algorithms and finance are all key areas for machine learning and AI, which is why we’re chuffed to announce three more excellent speakers who will be joining us at MCubed London in October. Dr Catherine Flick, of De Montfort University, will be talking ethics and morals, and while she doesn’t promise “any easy answers …
Team Register, 22 Jun 2017
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Speaking in Tech: IT's a GaaS with Trump at top

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week Amy and Melissa are joined by special guest Sarah Vela (@orchid8), senior digital communications manager at Forcepoint (@forcepointsec). They discuss new jobs, Trumping government in the cloud, buying Whole Foods with Alexa, pizza on Mars, AirBnB's shifting …
Team Register, 21 Jun 2017
Jamie Bartlett radicals lecture

Reg Radicals lecture encompasses far right, libertarians, and mushrooms...

Reg Lectures If the recent election’s clash of centre right and a bit left leaves you cold, perhaps the prospect of libertarians versus transhumanists might make you sit up and take notice. Those were just two of the alternatives Jamie Bartlett highlighted in his Register Lecture, covering his latest book, Radicals, which details two years …
Team Register, 21 Jun 2017
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Putting (machine) learning and (artificial) intelligence to work

MCubed Blue sky thinking is great, but if you’re interested in what machine learning and AI means for your business right now, you should really join us at MCubed London in October. If you’re just beginning to examine what machine learning, AI and advanced analytics can do for your organisation - or your competitors’ - we’ll be …
Team Register, 19 Jun 2017
We'll get our coats.

Speaking in Tech: Googlers don't like googling. It's a fool's gerund*

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week, Amy and Melissa are joined by special guest Terrence Ryan, developer advocate for Google Cloud Platform. They discuss parliamentary plots, Uber's continued descent into creepy, a new Xbox and IBM's giant cloud deal. 0:00: Bronto ribs 1:09: Terrence Ryan says …
Team Register, 14 Jun 2017
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Mcubed: More speakers join machine learning and AI extravaganza

The speaker lineup for Mcubed – our three-day dive into machine learning, AI and advanced analytics – is virtually complete, meaning now would be a really good time to snap up a cut-price early-bird ticket. Latest additions include Expero Inc's Steve Purves, who'll be discussing graph representations in machine learning, while …
Team Register, 09 Jun 2017
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Speaking in Tech: Blame millennials for customer engagement upheaval

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week Greg returns to our weekly tech-cast with Amy and Melissa, and special guest Michel Feaster, co-founder and CEO at Usermind. The crew talks about CRM evolving, startup life, tech backlash and Apple announcements. The details... (0:00) Dropping F-bombs and …
Team Register, 08 Jun 2017

Speaking in Tech: Cloud Native is quite the needy boyfriend

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise Melissa Gurney leads the gang this week and Greg is still locked in a trunk somewhere. The team jumps into the BA outage, cheating emission tests, cloud portability and cloud native myths. The details... (0:00) Rage Cage: Expenses and Oracle Sh!t Sandwich (2:30) Splash …
Team Register, 31 May 2017
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IT monitoring for fun and profit

Study Monitoring the IT infrastructure is essential, but often comes across as a boring necessity, rather than an exciting area that can move the business forwards. We want to know if the tools you use help you deal with the things that matter, namely keeping services running and users off your back. In this short reader poll, we …
Team Register, 31 May 2017


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Team Register, 31 May 2017
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Real brains discuss artificial brains in real-world London

We’re thrilled to announce the first tranche of conference speakers for the Minds Mastering Machines (M3) three-day dive into machine learning, AI and advanced analytics this Autumn. We’ll be gathering a wide range of experts together at 30 Euston Square from October 9 to 11, who will help you not just grasp the potential of …
Team Register, 30 May 2017
Kate Devlin Register Lecture

Love bots lecture thrills room full of Reg readers

If you’ve ever wondered what the development of AI and robotics might mean for your sex life, you should have been with us last month for our Register Lecture on Sex, AI, Robots and You. Kate Devlin, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London, took the capacity audience on a whizzbang …
Team Register, 30 May 2017

UK biz: Oh (yawn) GDPR? Was that *next* May? – survey

UK businesses are risking damaging fines by ignoring the implications of upcoming data protection rules, according to a new survey. A poll of 2,000 businesses by YouGov exposed a significant lack of awareness and urgency among many businesses concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on …
Team Register, 30 May 2017
The main room at Continuous Lifecycle

What happened when 300 DevOps experts took over the QE II?

Events If you couldn’t join us last week for Continuous Lifecycle London 2017, you can still get a flavour of the event with our speakers’ presentations and selected video highlights. Over 300 people joined Situation Publishing, the people behind The Register, and German publisher Heise, at the QE II building in Westminster over …
Team Register, 26 May 2017
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Uber New York class action alleges passengers overcharged $7.43m per month

Uber's New York woes are piling up, as the dial-a-ride service has now been sued by riders who believe they were being overcharged. A class action suit filed in the New York US District Court claims the UberX service has been charging users a higher-than-advertised price for rides. The suit, led by named plaintiff Jacqueline …
Team Register, 25 May 2017

Intel pitches a Thunderbolt 3-for-all

Intel is pushing its Thunderbolt 3.0 USB port as the defacto input mode for future PCs. Chipzilla announced on Wednesday that it will be throwing its weight behind an effort to make the next-gen port standard the biggest thing since USB. Possible applications include solid-state hard drives and 4K video cameras. "Intel's …
Team Register, 24 May 2017

Speaking in Tech: Depressing WannaCrypt postmortem edition

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week Ed Saipetch, Melissa Gurney and Amy Lewis are joined again by special guest Chris Wysopal, security guru and co-founder and chief technology officer of Veracode. The details... (0:00) Chris Wysopal our resident security guy, NBD (2:45) Hair dryers for grass ( …
Team Register, 24 May 2017
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Speaking in Tech: WTH is NVMe? Basically it just makes things go a bit quicker

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week on the Speaking In Tech podcast, Ed Saipetch’s driving along with Amy Lewis and Peter Smallbone with special guest Martin Cooper, senior director Worldwide System Engineering and Alliances, Next Generation Data Center for NetApp. The details... (00:18) Bomb in …
Team Register, 17 May 2017
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Wave of DevOps, Containers, CD expertise heads for London

Events We’ll be throwing the doors open at Continuous Lifecycle in just over 36 hours, but there’s still time for you to grab a prime spot for three days of the best in DevOps, Agile and Containers. We’ve got 40 of the finest brains in software development and delivery joining us on stage at the QE II in Westminster as part of our …
Team Register, 15 May 2017
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DevOps, Containers, CD in Westminster - the countdown begins

Events There’s just a few days left till we open the doors at Continuous Lifecycle London, our three-day extravaganza covering DevOps, Agile and Containers, but if you’re quick you can still snag a ticket. Whether it’s how methodologies work in practice, how to get a grip on the latest tools, or how to better exploit the technology …
Team Register, 12 May 2017

Speaking in Tech: Crew old and new reunited at Dell EMC World love-in

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise This week the whole gang, past and present, are live in Las Vegas podcasting from Dell EMC World. Besides peeling back this week's announcements, Greg, Ed, Amy, Peter and Melissa are joined by Sarah Vela and Mark Twomey (AKA Storagezilla) to discuss changes at Dell EMC, …
Team Register, 10 May 2017
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Continuous Lifecycle: Just 30 conference tickets left

Events We’ve got 30 conference seats left at Continuous Lifecycle, and we’d really like to see you, yes you, sat in one of them. Snapping up one of our conference tickets means you’ll have the pick of 40 of the finest speakers in DevOps, Containers, Continuous Delivery and Agile, at the QE II Centre in Central London from May 17 to …
Team Register, 09 May 2017
Sometimes you just need to recharge...

CLL Countdown: Doors open in 11 days, places limited

Events If you want to see how real world organisations are putting DevOps, Containers and Continuous Delivery to work, you’ve got 11 days to secure one of the remaining places at Continuous Lifecycle London 2017. With over 40 speakers and workshop leaders joining us at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre from May 17 to 19, you’ …
Team Register, 05 May 2017
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Containers, DevOps, Continuous Delivery: Put your X in the box

There are just 14 days to go until 40 of the top brains in DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Containers and Agile come together at Continuous Lifecycle London, and there’s still time for you to grab a ticket. Whether you’re looking to dip your toes or take a deep dive into the latest container technology or CD methodology, you’ll …
Team Register, 03 May 2017

Speaking in Tech: Gather round children for some Fyre festival horror tales

Podcast speaking_in_tech Greg Knieriemen podcast enterprise An engineer gets fined in Oregon for calling himself an engineer and Amazon wants a peek at what you are wearing. This week Greg, Ed and Melissa mull over absurd state rules and new toys from Amazon as well as horror stories from Fyre Festival in this week’s tech podcast …
Team Register, 03 May 2017

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