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Protecting libraries with the IoT

Written by Jen Clark | November 20, 2017 | Commentary / Opinion, Education

Here in the UK, libraries as we know them are facing profound challenges. Uncertainties about the future of print contribute to discussions around the perceived declining value of traditional book repositories. Meanwhile, ever-reducing public funding is forcing many libraries to make cuts to their services, or close altogether. But it’s not all doom and gloom. ...read more


Cognitive tourism: from connected airports to AI-enabled concierges

Written by Jen Clark and Lynne Slowey | December 21, 2016 | Travel

Fancy scheduling a holiday to beat the post-Christmas blues? I don’t blame you. A little bird told me that more people book a holiday on Boxing Day than any other time of the year. If that’s you, you might be interested to learn about how the IoT is changing the tourism industry, and hopefully improving ...read more