Browsing: James Francis

James Francis
The case against driverless cars

There is no guarantee that self-driving cars are a foregone conclusion. We just think so because we believe the hype. Start asking the serious questions and you realise we have very few answers.

James Francis
Chatbots: whole lotta hype

I have a soft spot for helpdesk chat services. I always try my Internet service provider’s chat client before anything else, for three reasons: it is far cheaper than a phone call, it’s much faster than an e-mail response and it allows me to

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Airlines hit IT turbulence

Aren’t you glad you didn’t fly with British Airways this past week? If you had a flight last year August with Delta, you’d also have been stranded, and ditto if you flew American Airlines somewhere in 2015. Twice that for Southwest

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The war on Kodi

The anti-piracy squads are at it again. In the past few months, the UK government – one of the more zealous enforcers of copyright – has been responding to Kodi, the free media centre software that is fostering a wave of illegal

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