NAB’s chief people officer Susan Ferrier. NAB placed extra emphasis on having its 40,000 staff develop their data and digital skills while on lockdown, converting thousands of training programs to run online in the process. Chief people officer Susan Ferrier told SAP’s virtual Sapphire Now conference that the bank sawContinue Reading

On a Tuesday in early April, viewers around the globe watched streamers on Twitch play one particular game for a combined 34m hours, smashing established live-streaming viewership records. The game in question, Valorant by Riot Games, has been averaging hundreds of thousands of daily spectators ever since, quickly displacing TwitchContinue Reading

Chess is well suited to computer programming.Photograph: Krisanapong Detraphiphat/Getty Images When legendary chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov found himself beaten by IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer, it was seen as a seminal moment in the evolution of artificial intelligence. It was New York, 1997 and for the first time ever a computerContinue Reading