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In this episode of the A-Z of Tech, we explore the world of robotics.Hosts Shreya Gopal and Louise Taggart ask “what makes a robot a robot?” and explore the future of human and robot interaction in manufacturing and software.Our guests are Ginn
In this episode of the A-Z of Tech, we explore a small world with big possibilities: quantum.Our hosts Shreya Gopal and Louise Taggart learn about the seemingly endless possibilities of quantum computing, and the meaning of words like qubit, po
This episode of the A-Z of Tech is all about sharing - or not sharing. And trust. We ask, how has technology shaped our attitudes to shared information? And we get some helpful advice on what individuals and businesses can do to ensure that wha
In this episode of the A-Z of Tech, we explore the wonderful innovations and technologies that are built on an open data platform.Our guests this month are Raspberry Pi senior developer Roger Thornton, journalist and lecturer Robert Freeman, an
In this episode of the A-Z of Tech, we explore the tiny world of nanotechnology and find out about desert ice, the hidden properties of sunscreen and using DNA for storing old lecture notes. Our guests this month are Katie King, a Nanotech PhD
In this episode, our hosts Shreya and Louise are joined by Alex Wright from PwC’s Strategy&, journalist and lecturer Robert Freeman, and Dr Chetna Kang, consultant psychiatrist at Nightingale Hospital, to look at the upsides and the downsides o
Nowadays, we’re all swimming in information, and it can be hard to make sense of it all. How do we understand and explore all the data around us? How do we help computers understand how we communicate so that they in turn can help us to connect
We’ve taken a break in the A to Z to reflect on some emerging tech trends during the coronavirus pandemic. In this edition, we look at how the adoption and development of some technologies has accelerated over the past few months, and what migh
There’s a lot to think about when it comes to engaging children with technology. How do we teach children their digital rights and protect them from online harms whilst also ensuring they stay engaged with the online world and consider tech as
Do you know your machine learning from your AI? Do you know what a digital twin is and how they’re used? Or what Web 3.0 means for your future internet browsing? This month, Hugo and Louise are joined by 10 special guests who debunk and demysti
Can you hack a smart device? How are Internet of Things devices making Chinese strawberry farms more sustainable? How are traffic sensors helping South American cities predict air pollution? For our ‘I for Internet of Things’ episode, Hugo & Lo
Who are the hackers and can they really be reformed? Louise and Hugo investigate the world of hacking are joined the Ethan Thomas from the National Crime Agency and Stuart Criddle, PwC’s ethical hacking expert.
This month Louise and Hugo are talking all things 5G with EE’s Howard Jones and Strategy&’s Kirolous Zikry. For the first half of the conversation, the group discuss the hype surrounding 5G, what the technology is and how it compares to analogu
In this temporary veer away from the alphabet, we sit down with Margaret Campbell, a curator at the Science Museum's latest exhibition 'Driverless: who is in control?'. Louise and Hugo chat to Margaret about her highlights from the exhibition,
What is fintech? Who are the challenger banks? What comes next for retail banking? Listen to the latest episode ‘F for Fintech’ as hosts Louise Taggart and Hugo Warner are joined by Starling Bank’s Head of Technology Advocacy Jason Maude and Pw
In this episode, host Louise Taggart is joined by new co-host Hugo Warner. Listen in to Louise and Hugo as they tackle some of the most difficult questions regarding ethics from innovation and regulation to unconscious bias - with the Centre fo
In this episode we hear from two women working in the drones sector - Dr Pippa Malmgren, founder of H Robotics, and PwC's UK drones leader and former RAF engineer, Elaine Whyte. We discuss the potential of this emerging technology - from avoidi
In this episode we hear from the National Cyber Security Centre about various different types of hackers, what information they're after, and what you can do to protect yourself as a consumer. A short second interview covers CEOs as a target fo
In episode two we take a look at demystifying blockchain with Seamus Cushley, a director in our blockchain team at PwC, and introduce some interesting use cases beyond cryptocurrency with Niall Dennehy, co-founder of blockchain for good start-u
We're kicking off our series with an introduction to Artificial Intelligence with Rob McCargow, director of AI at PwC and special guest Tabitha Goldstaub, co-founder of CognitionX and chair of the UK government's AI Council. Check out Rob's kid
A for Artificial Intelligence, B for Blockchain, C for Cyber Security. We'll be starting a journey through an alphabet of technology trends in January with technologists and special guests. Subscribe to get the first episode as soon as it's rel
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