Tag: UK Government

Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job? Imagine a world where decisions...

Demonstrating the benefits of Artificial Intelligence in government with the Rubik’s Cube

This is a Lego Mindstorm robot. It’s just plain Lego, a Mindstorm kit, and some source software. And it is going to solve this Rubik’s Cube faster than else in this building… I hope! We want to demonstrate that, you know government needs aren’t particularly unique we can use off-the-shelf software, we can use open source solutions we can adapt...

One year of the Government Transformation Strategy at the Department for International Trade (DIT)

The Department for International Trade is a new department and it was set up to take full advantage of our leaving the European Union. We’ve grown very very quickly and we’ve put out some amazing tools. What we’re finding from what we’ve delivered is some brilliant, brilliant results. Businesses, for example, who use our digital tools are 20% more likely...