AI has become one of the top strategic priorities and a key driving force of economic growth. The potential of this game-changing technology in the healthcare sector will make a huge difference for both professionals and patients. The one-day interactive stakeholders’ workshop organised by CEN-CENELEC in...

Imagine a world where we can focus on the people that need us and automate the fiddly tasks that often get in the way? A possible solution The last two years has seen a huge increase of the development of apps and technologies aimed at assisting NGOs...

In this interview, we discuss the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity programme dedicated to support adolescent mental health. Tamsyn Roberts, Programme Director, and Rob Parker, Head of Data Analytics, present the challenges, the methodology and the support provided by Trilateral Research in adopting emerging...

This blog focuses on conversational agents such as Siri and Alexa and the ethical implications of how they respond to gendered abuse. In designing such agents, technologists must make decisions regarding their persona and personality. This includes decisions about their gender, age, race, culture or class....

The WHO and UNICEF reported in 2019 that at least 2.2 billion people around the world lack safe drinking water. Despite this, these threats are often presented as a distant ‘other’, occurring in environments well outside of our own. As such, we rarely appreciate the...

ProPublica, a nonprofit media organisation, published a seminal article in 2016, entitled Machine Bias. In this piece, they claim that the risk assessment software used by the US judiciary to classify future defendants was biased against the black community. The algorithm underpinning the risk assessment, COMPAS,...

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms. These are the...

On 25 September 2019, Trilateral conducted, in cooperation with RoboAcademy, a DroneRules PRO training session at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering TU Delft in the Netherlands. This was the final in a series of workshops that brought together more than 90 drone stakeholders in 6...

Smart Information Systems (SIS) hold large promises and raise significant concerns. The application of artificial intelligence and machine learning via deep neural networks based on big data analytics form the backbone of an envisioned smart world in which they will power smart technologies, drive smart...

Facebook and other social networks' attempts to diminish the influence of problematic political content online have had limited results so far. The challenge for such platforms is not to neatly sort political speech into legal/illegal, but to consider the way these platforms structure and support particular...

Trilateral’s Data Science team has built interactive cloud-based dashboards to bring data-driven insights into modern slavery risk assessments. Trilateral Research is working in conjunction with the UK’s Ministry of Defence on Project Solebay, funded by Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). The aim of the project is...

Fake news have the power to build a misleading representation of reality posing a threat to our security and safety and forcing us to consider how we can build trust in information. The ability for users to generate, share and engage with social media content means...

Research pilots play a critical role in the testing, validation, and evaluation of new technologies before they are pushed into the market. They act as a feasibility study showing technology developers, end-users, and evaluators what is and is not working so that modifications and/or additional...

The use of big data analytics techniques and machine learning boosts competitiveness in the EU manufacturing sector. PROTEUS' mission is to investigate and develop ready-to-use scalable online machine learning algorithms and real-time interactive visual analytics to deal with extremely large data sets and data streams. Using these...

The use of Virtual Reality has expanded from gaming scenarios to less recreational immersive experiences including education, news reporting, advertising and training.  Three key areas where VR is being considered for experimentation and implementation are: Education, Museums Cultural heritage However, the use of these systems may...

Trilateral Research works with other partners, as part of the TITANIUM consortium, at curtailing the illicit use of Bitcoin in the financing of terrorist and illicit activities. Within this area of study, Giuseppe Maio, Research Assistant at Trilateral Research, has developed new research focusing on Bitcoin mining. His latest...

The future of drone use is changing. As GDPR enters into force, drone pilots and operators will have to rethink the way they operate. As part of the DroneRules PRO, we are creating a privacy and data protection culture within the European drone industry and will...

“Artificial intelligence and big data analytics bring a variety of benefits to society, but at the same time have the potential to disrupt society, ethical values and human rights, and life as we know it”, says Bernd Stahl, Director of the Centre for Computing and...

The idea that digital transformation can have a considerable sustainable impact on the public sector and, consequently on society, it is at the heart of Trilateral Research work. Combining technology development with social science expertise, we investigate how data analytics, artificial intelligence, and new ICT technologies...

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