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MWC15 guide: Disruptive technology for the enterprise

Around 86,000 people will attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. This conference strives to cater to EVERYONE--thus it's easy to lose your focus in the deluge of information. For those interested in disruptive technologies for the enterprise, Constellation Research's early adopter's guide to MWC will keep you on track. with the changes in work patterns they enable. Posted by Alan Lepofsky Around 86,000 people will attend…
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Lloyds Register Foundation gives £10m to Alan Turing Institute for big data research

The Foundation wants to support big data research to support safety and performance of engineering assets and infrastructure in energy, transportation and shipping. The new Alan Turing Institute will be headquartered at The British Library in London… alan turing institute… support research by the Alan Turing Institute on big data engineering applications. The Foundation wants…
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Alan Turing Institute to be based at the British Library

The government has announced that the new Alan Turing Institute for Data Science will be based in the British Library. alan turing institute… The government has announced that the new Alan Turing Institute for Data Science will be based in… dedicated to British mathematician and computer science pioneer Alan Turing (pictured), who helped crack…
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Partners sought to develop £42m Alan Turing Institute for Big Data

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is calling for partners to develop the Alan Turing Institute. The Institute aims to help position the UK as a world leader in the analysis and application of Big Data. alan turing institute… that the UK government would provide £42 million, over five years, to fund The Alan Turing… remaining at the forefront of this technology through the establishment of The Alan Turing Institute." EPSRC…
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Alan Turing given posthumous royal pardon

Dr Alan Turing has finally been granted a posthumous royal pardon under the Royal Prerogative of Mercy by the Queen following a long campaign to clear his name. alan turing… Dr Alan Turing has finally been granted a posthumous royal pardon under the Royal Prerogative of… was an accident. “Dr Alan Turing was an exceptional man with a brilliant mind. His brilliance…
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The 8080 chip at 40

It came out in 1974 and was the basis of the MITS Altair 8800, for which two guys named Bill Gates and Paul Allen wrote BASIC, and millions of people began to realize that they, too, could have their very own, personal, computer. still only implementing specific realizations of universal Turing machines, building on the now nearly…
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Pick of the week's news

from the Autumn Statement and a new big data centre in Alan Turing's name. signs ten-year cloud deal with IBM Image © iStock/Joel-t Alan Turing Institute to be based at the… British Library The new Alan Turing Institute for Data Science will be based in the British Library. The…
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Alan Turing notes on cryptography released

Chris Vallance of the BBC reports that GCHQ has released some of Alan Turing’s papers on the theory of code breaking. They’re not on display at the National Archives at Kew. I’ve checked the web pages of the Archives and GCHQ,... Chris Vallance of the BBC reports that GCHQ has released some of Alan Turing’s papers on the… Kew. I’ve checked the web pages of the Archives and GCHQ,... Alan Turing notes on cryptography… unusual to bring in someone like Turing to a cryptology lab. It wasn’t until machine cryptography…
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Alan Turing - Codebreaking, computing and bigotry

Alan Turing is celebrated in a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London to mark the 100th anniversary of the computing pioneer's birth. alan turingAlan Turing is celebrated in a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London to mark the 100th… artefacts ever assembled under one roof, "Codebreaker - Alan Turing's life and legacy" will explore the…
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Secret Alan Turing papers released by GCHQ

Mathematical papers written by WWII code breaker and pioneer computer scientist Alan Turing have been released by government intelligence agency GCHQ after being kept secret 70 years. alan turing… Mathematical papers written by WWII code breaker and pioneer computer scientist Alan Turing have… the papers show “more of Alan Turing’s pioneering research” into cryptology. "It was…
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Remember Alan Turing when considering the young genius of today

For a mathematician like me, it is hard to put too fine a point on this: Alan Turing changed the course of history not once, but twice in a very short lifetime. As I write, I am preparing to attend an exhibition that celebrates the life and work of Alan Turing… this: Alan Turing changed the course of history not once, but twice in a very short lifetime… the Chairman replied, "I was once babysat by Alan Turing." A wave of respect descended over the…
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The "upwardly mobile" enterprise

When IBM and Oxford Economics surveyed 600 organisations about their current and future mobility strategy, they found that most had not put the necessary building blocks in place to realize the full advantages that mobile technology can deliver. Read the white paper to learn how organisations are using mobility to improve the customer experience; enable a more productive workforce; and deliver on new and innovative value propositions in the marketplace. The paper also reveals how mobile strategy leaders are addressing their biggest mobile technology challenges. lack of integration with existing processes and infrastruc- ture often causes confusion and poor…
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Autumn Statement 2014: main tech announcements

processes”. The government confirmed that the £42 million Alan Turing big data centre, announced during…
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