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CBRE’s Martin Samworth appointed CEO of AI and Data enabler RE5Q

The AI-powered data platform provides unparalleled access to real estate information, tackling market-wide inefficiencies and enabling more informed decisions  RE5Q already covers over 95% of all physical assets in the UK and is currently scaling and ramping up in other European countries, North America and GCC region   Samworth will take charge of scaling the business […]

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Martin Samworth joins Real Estate technology platform RE5Q’s Advisory Board

The real estate leader will support the Big Data and technology platform as it scales its proposition across the property industry and more widely across a range of business sectors He joins at a stage when there is increasing recognition that businesses need to embrace digital enablement or potentially be left behind RE5Q is already […]

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Non-Traditional Data, an Opportunity to Potentiate Real Estate Predictive Analytics?

Traditionally Predictive analysis has been a challenge in the real estate sector: patchy content, variable data quality and opaque markets conspiring to prevent an evidence- based systematic approach. Advances in Indexing, storage and AI allow the creation and exploitation of massive new non-traditional datasets. Breakthroughs in technology are unlocking access to current and historical data, […]

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Carbon Neutral Computing - Moving from Theory to Practice - RE5Q

Carbon Neutral Computing – Moving from Theory to Practice

When one talks about energy intensive industries, computing might not be on the radar of the green energy warriors. However, computing is surprisingly a major source of carbon emissions. While the development of AI and cloud computing has saved labour and hardware cost for companies and institutions, these technologies have resulted in increased energy consumption. […]

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Smart Cities – disruptive technology at scale

Smart cities are not the futuristic habitats made popular in 60’s sci-fi movies, they are moving out of realm of science-fiction into reality. Smart Cities are playing a pivotal role in how we mitigate urbanisation, environmental issues and even how communities engage with each other. It is a well-known fact that Industrialisation precipitated the migration […]

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Driving change: The increasing role for ESG data in real estate

With COP26 due to take place in Glasgow this year, ESG is taking centre stage in all aspects of the economy but especially in the real estate sector. ESG data itself is undergoing rapid evolvement and disruptions. How are all these changes impacting the real estate industry? This article will illustrate the challenges brought by […]

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Supercomputers for language models: “Go large”

Today Machine Learning can exceed human-level accuracy on a variety of everyday tasks, and these models are getting much bigger and more powerful at a rate that is hard to comprehend. In the past, language systems were designed and trained for a specific task. Today, the internet giants are focussed on creating general-purpose language models […]

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80s Computers Amplified humans, 2020 Computers Amplify AI

80s Computers Amplified humans, 2020 Computers Amplify AI

What does this mean in 2020? In a speech Steve Jobs compared the computer to the “bicycle of the mind”. Jobs was referring to a study on the energy efficiency of locomotion of different species in an article in Scientific American. Human walking ranked pretty low in terms of energy efficiency relative to animals. Most efficient was the Condor. Add a bicycle and human […]

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