Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million
Start-ups

Most of the times we go to see the doctor, we  do not really need to. Only in the UK, up to 90 percent of GP consultations are due to minor ailments, most of them treatable with self-care. This takes precious time away from hard-pressed practitioners, but you can hardly blame patients for turning to experts […]

After cabs and food, Uber is taking on trucks. The ride-hailing powerhouse has announced a new marketplace for freighting, which will allow shippers and trucking companies to get in touch directly. The service, expected to launch in early 2017, is a bid to change the somewhat byzantine way trucking works today. Right now, carriers (that is: truckers) […]

Online education platform Udacity teamed up with IBM  to launch an online degree programme in Artificial Intelligence. The “Nanodegree” was announced this morning on the companies’ websites. The 13-week course will open in early 2017 and it will give students a full rundown on AI’s hottest realms: from gaming, to computer vision, probabilistic inference, cognitive […]

A city is more than the sum of its roads and buildings. Its reality is shaped by structural elements such as the quantity of green spaces it boasts; by entrenched trends, like air pollution, traffic patterns, and population density; and by contingent circumstances as, for instance, the mood and sentiment of its dwellers. Collecting this […]

E-commerce has a problem: it does not listen to its customers. When it started gaining momentum, in the 1990s, the great promise of online shopping was to give you more stuff, and at a cheaper price. Customer care was sacrificed on the altar of quickness and effectiveness. But as they take up an ever-increasing share […]

For scientists, keeping up with the latest research is essential. But scouring through academic journals every day in search of relevant articles can be extremely time-consuming, while search engines like Google Scholar will just not cut the mustard. Articles on Google’s academic version are shown on the basis of the number of citations they rake […]

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