The one law of robotics: Humans must flourish

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Could robots harm humans? The science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote about controlling intelligent machines with the three laws of robotics: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm A robot must obey orders given to it by human…

Lack of accountability and investment blamed for NHS cyber attack

A lack of accountability and investment in cyber security measures is to blame for the WannaCry ransomware attack on NHS IT systems in May 2017, a report has found. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that…

Google Maps adds live public transport updates for Sydney commuters

Google’s Transit Product Lead, Cayden Meyer, perhaps understands how mind-bogglingly difficult it is to keep tabs on Sydney’s public transport system, particularly during peak hours and rainy weather.  Apps like TripView help, with the paid version offering real-time updates for trains, buses and ferries, but the free version doesn’t have that option, leaving plenty of…

The best Australian iPhone 7 Plus deals this month

If you’re keen on one of Apple’s tasty iPhones but need something with a bigger display, longer-lasting battery and better camera, then the iPhone 7 Plus is probably the go. Whether you’re looking for huge data, the best budget option, or simply the best overall value, this page will help you choose the best plan…

The defibrillator drone that can beat ambulance times

A drone which could deliver a defibrillator to a person suffering from a cardiac arrest is being tested by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Trial flights have the shown the drones can arrive at a destination four times faster than an ambulance. After cardiac arrest, the chances of survival decrease by 10% for every minute…

Progress on I-90 light-rail work

Work has just begun to convert the center express lanes of the I-90 floating bridge into a train corridor across Lake Washington by 2023. Source link

Cyber preparedness low among UK councils, survey shows

Only just over half of local authorities across the UK are prepared to deal with a cyber attack, according to a survey of more than 100 council leaders by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also…