The AI pacman is gobbling up the medical and finance industries
30Aug

The AI pacman is gobbling up the medical and finance industries

The Bob Pritchard Column  The most exciting, far reaching and awe-inspiring technology advances in recent times have been in healthcare, the financial area and artificial intelligence which is driving much of this dramatic change.   AI is impacting nearly every industry imaginable. Intelligence and consciousness are prerogatives of the living, and the inevitability of their existence […]

15 predictions by Bill Gates 18 years ago
21Aug

15 predictions by Bill Gates 18 years ago

No. 1: Price-comparison sites. “Automated price comparison services to find the cheapest product in all categories.” You can search on NexTag and PriceGrabber specifically to compare prices. No. 2: Mobile devices. “Small devices will you to constantly stay in touch, check the news, check flights, get financial information, do business from wherever you are. Smartphones, […]

New Cancer Cure?
18Aug

New Cancer Cure?

The Bob Pritchard Corner  Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer among young children, accounting for a quarter of all cancer cases in kids, and it has no cure. For about 85% to 90% of children, the leukemia can, however, be effectively treated through chemotherapy.   If it is not eliminated and comes back, […]

1000s of new jobs being created by Amazon in Oz
03Aug

1000s of new jobs being created by Amazon in Oz

Amazon is coming for a pre Christmas launch – first distribution centre of 24k Sqm , opening up the requirement of 100s of new jobs Below is a Amazon release:-  Amazon today announced that it will create hundreds of new jobs with the opening of its first Australian fulfilment centre in Dandenong South. Amazon will […]

10 major cities beginning to go car-free
02Aug

10 major cities beginning to go car-free

The Bob Pritchard Snippet  Urban planners and policy makers around the world have started to brainstorm ways that cities can create more space for pedestrians and lower CO2 emissions.      Oslo announced a ban on all cars from its city by 2019, six years before Norway’s country-wide ban would go into effect.  Now, the country wants to take the initiative a step further. […]