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Electric Waterfalls - A.I & The Cascade of Consciousness

If all our yesterdays, todays and tomorrows are nothing but electric waterfalls and we continue to assimilate floods of information and experiences into the silvery metallic chatter of digital consciousness, then how do we retain our humanity, individuality and take control of the big data? 792 more words

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Controversial Haringey housing project in doubt

by Ross Ryan 9/11/2017

The project faces an uncertain future as Labour selects its candidates for the 2018 elections.

The Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) is a multi-billion pound plan for social housing involving the demolition and reconstruction of some of the borough’s more deprived areas. 210 more words

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Former Bosnian Serb Commander Ratko Mladic jailed for life

by Ross Ryan 23/11/2017

The former Commander has been jailed for genocide and other war crimes in the 1990s Bosnian War

Today at the UN Tribunal in The Hague, 74-year-old Mladic was convicted of 10 out of 11 charges, including genocide and other war crimes. 262 more words

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Teenage entrepreneur convicted of £13,500 fraud

by Ross Ryan 16/11/2017

Suhail Rizvi was convicted of defrauding a travel company out of £13,500 at Thames Magistrates Court yesterday.

18 year-old Suhail Rizvi pleaded guilty to defrauding a travel company after using a fake name to book a trip to Dubai. 299 more words

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Mayor: ‘Uber’s London license appeal could take years’

By Ross Ryan 16/11/2017

Speaking at Mayor’s questions, Sadiq Kahn said Uber will be able to operate whilst the appeal is carried out.

Sadiq Khan commented that the appeal process against TfL’s decision to take away Uber’s license will take years. 148 more words

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Young people across Islington vote in the Youth Council elections

BY ROSS RYAN 30/11/2017 Across the borough 11-17 year-olds voted on Wednesday to select their Youth Council representatives.

This election will select a youth council that has a real say in how the borough is governed. 320 more words

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To See a World in a Grain of Sand - Filtering Fine Art with Metadata

Metadata sounds alien, complicated and like something Doctor Who would theorise about to his companion. Despite the vagueness, the nature of Metadata is to be incredibly helpful to us fellow Librarians and our service users. 741 more words

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