ESTnet, the official technology network for Wales, has appointed several new board members in a bid to accelerate growth in the country’s constantly evolving tech ecosystem. Christian Coates, managing director of software house and technology consultancy Method4 Ltd, will join IQE corporate systems manager Chris Meadows as co-chair of the ESTnet.
According to a new Genpact study, a large majority of companies that are adopting artificial intelligence believe that their employees will be able to work with the tech effectively by 2020. The research, conducted by Genpact and Fortune Knowledge Group in June 2017, asked 300 senior executives about how effective they are in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Its findings are detailed in a report from Genpact, Is Your Business AI Ready?
Wales is in a great position to become a leader in the Internet of Things, according to an IoT consultant. Over the past two days, world-renowned speakers have been taking to the stage at Cardiff’s Digital Festival to discuss the latest trends in technology. The Internet of Things, a market that could one day be worth trillions, has been at the top of the event agenda. Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, named the world’s most influential IoT expert by Postscapes, led talks on the topic.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".