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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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How Real Estate professionals can harness disruptive technology

Real Estate is an asset class like no other, where asymmetric information and traditional investment processes mean that it is perfectly poised for technology disruption. In this article I would like to explore how Real Estate professionals can leverage this technology. Augmented Reality – Relevant Real-Time Augmented Reality (AR) has become prevalent in gaming over […]

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Amanda Cupples Joins RE5Q board as Non-Executive Director

RE5Q, the AI-powered Real Estate Data provider, has announced that Amanda Cupples has been appointed to its board as Non-Executive Director. In this role, she will work closely with the RE5Q leadership team and board to help drive business growth and overall strategy as RE5Q looks to position itself as a disruptor in real estate […]

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The Q2 Four Quadrant Market Update

Covid-19 bared its teeth in Q2 as we started to see the full effect of the pandemic on global real estate, with the short-term implications of the pandemic on economic growth and business activity. General consensus estimates that a recovery would come in the latter stages of this year/early 2021, although the situations remains fluid […]

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Macroeconomic implications of COVID-19 on the UK residential market

We are currently at a stage where the average daily Covid-19 death rate is falling in the UK. The government has eased the lockdown rules and reopened its borders to stimulate the economy. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £30bn plan to protect jobs, including a VAT cut on food, accommodation and attractions. The government […]

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