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Rockwell Automation Names New President for EMEA Region

20 May

Thomas Donato is appointed president of Rockwell Automation’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. (more…)

ARM and UMC Target New 55nm ULP Physical IP Solution for Energy-Efficient Applications

17 May

ARM and United Microelectronics Corporation (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the availability of a new ARM® Artisan® physical IP solution on 55nm to accelerate the development of ARM processor-based embedded systems and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. (more…)

Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford to Discuss How Humans Can Win Against Machines in the Workplace of the Future

13 May

– Many more occupations now at risk of computerisation, but technology still no substitute for perception, creativity and social skills

The workers of the future will have to become “more human” in order to compete with technology that will increasingly challenge human labour in a range of cognitive as well as manual tasks. At the same time, we will have to redefine our measures of “productivity” and “work” if we are not to collapse under the pressures of infinite devices and infinite data vying for our finite time and attention. The fourteenth Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford, on 17th – 18th May 2015, will discuss the impacts and challenges of augmented humanity on the workplace and employment in the future.   (more…)