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Our first audio story: Seraphim Capital's Daniel Carew talks space
SHACK15 News bought a recorder and sat down with Daniel Carew, an investment analysts at London-based VC firm Seraphim Capital. Last November, Seraphim launched an £80 million fund to invest in space technology companies operating in the UK.
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Dell invests in Bristol-based machine learning chipmaker Graphcore
Graphcore—a company manufacturing processors that could dramatically speed up AI training —announced a new investment from computer tech giant Dell, via its venture arm Dell Technologies Capital. Dell had already backed the Bristol-based startup in its £25 million Series A round in October 2016.
Half of Scotland's jobs could be lost to automation by 2030
Robots threaten to steal almost fifty percent of Scottish jobs in about a decade, a new report suggests. According to the Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland, 1.2 million jobs —about 46 percent of the country’s total— are likely to be automated by 2030.
Just Eat-Hungryhouse merger is being investigated by the CMA
The merger between food delivery company Just East and rival platform Hungryhouse will undergo an “in-depth” investigation from pro-competition authorities. London-based Just Eat announced its intention to acquire the smaller company—owned by German firm Delivery Hero—in December 2016 for £200 million.
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Yoshua Bengio: Creating Human Level AI
Canadian neural networks pioneer Yoshua Bengio explains how to create human-level AI.
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Here's the latest from around the web!
Can AI Solve Homelessness? (via the MIT Technology Review)

Vacuuming Goes Robotic (via The New York Times)

Alphabet Eyes Toronto for its Smart City Moonshot (via Bloomberg)

Meet Uber Freight (via The Verge)
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