Cloudflare outage knocks hundreds of websites offline

Hundreds of websites were knocked offline after an outage at web infrastructure service Cloudflare. Internet users and web monitoring service Down Detector reported that a number of sites, including messaging platform Discord, Shopify and others, were having issues on Tuesday morning. The National Rail Enquiries website also briefly went offline and may have been affected […]

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Work on AI algorithm could help create safe spaces from online abuse

A new algorithm being developed in a bid to tackle gender online abuse could help “drive positive social and cultural change”. The Scottish and UK Governments have both welcomed work being done by researchers at the National Robotarium, which involves Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh. Researchers there are working on advanced “machine learning” […]

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