PUBLISHED: 11:10 15 February 2019 | UPDATED: 11:19 15 February 2019 Video calling with a doctor on a smartphone. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Copyright (C) Andrey Popov Doctor appointments on your mobile phone, smart watches taking vital stats and fewer visits to hospital. An online medical consultation on a smartphone. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphotoThat is the vision for the future of health care and the NHS in Norwich, as we consider what our city may look like in the years to come in a special series this week.The digital health revolution is just starting and already the majority of patients in Norfolk can book their GP appointments online, request medications, see test results, share their medical records between their doctor and the hospitals and have prescriptions sent electronically to their pharmacy of choice.But this is just the tip of the iceberg, as health secretary Matt Hancock plans to overhaul the NHS’ technology. The next step in revolutionising how we see … [Read more...] about What will healthcare in Norwich look like in 20 years?
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Video Aerial view of Carrow Road. Picture: Mike Page Mike Page Globally, nationally and locally, sport is evolving. But what might it look like in years to come? As part of our focus on the future of Norwich, Chris Lakey reports. ESports are becoming a major industry. Picture: Joe BradyHave you come down from the Derby Day high yet?If so, there’s a burning question for you: will Norwich City be promoted this season?If the answer is yes, then will it be automatic promotion, or via the play-offs?If the second answer is: ‘don’t care, as long as they go up’ then maybe, like us all, you have the short-term picture in your mind.Teemu Pukki has proven to be a huge hit at Norwich City since his summer arrival on a free transfer. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesBut what of beyond the summer, when all roads might, just might, lead to the Premier League?Have you ever sat and wondered what is beyond the immediate joy of reaching the promised land?Two decades … [Read more...] about Flick of a boot or twist of a joystick: What might sport look like in the future?
On 31 October, 2008, in the midst of one of the worst financial crises the world had ever seen, a person – or group – by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto published a paper that claimed to offer an alternative to the traditional banking system. The paper, titled 'Bitcoin: A Peer-toPeer Electronic Cash System', was posted to an obscure mailing list viewed by a handful of so-called 'cypherpunks' who believed cryptography and computer science could provide a meaningful route to social, economic and political change. Just over two months later, on 3 January, 2009, the first ever cryptocurrency was officially launched in the form of the bitcoin network. Within a few years, it would be worth more than $10 billion and would eventually peak above $300 billion – surpassing the market cap of the payments giant Visa. Yet despite this success, bitcoin and the thousands of cryptocurrencies that have since appeared are still largely a fringe … [Read more...] about Bitcoin is now 10 years old. Here’s what it might look like in another 10
On Oct. 13 newspapers in Saudi Arabia released a pointed reminder to the citizens of the kingdom: Article 6 of the Anti-Cyber Crime Law stipulates a maximum five years in prison and a maximum fine of 3 million riyals ($800,000) for sharing rumors or fake news that breach public order, religious values, public morals, and privacy. Everyone knew what it was directed at—speculation about the involvement of the government in the Oct. 2 disappearance and alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S.-based journalist and prominent critic of the regime’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.At first, the Saudi narrative had been simply to depict the case as an attempt to smear the country because of its power in the Middle East—even as Turkish officials claimed it was Saudi Arabia that ordered the killing. In the kingdom, government-controlled media and official comments stuck to the line Prince Mohammed made in an interview with Bloomberg News a day after Khashoggi … [Read more...] about What Damage Control Looks Like in Saudi Arabia
10 July 2018 • 9:02pm France beat Belgium to reach World Cup final where they will play Croatia or England What time is England vs Croatia? France edged Belgium in St Petersburg to reach their third World Cup final in 20 years as Belgium's 24-game unbeaten streak came to an end. Belgium came into the game as the tournament's top scorers, boasting a 100 per cent record after five games in Russia. Head coach Roberto Martinez was forced to make changes from their quarter-final win over Brazil, with Tottenham's Mousa Dembele a surprise pick to replace the suspended Thomas Meunier. Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli were rewarded for impressive performances in Belgium's win over Brazil with starting berths on Tuesday night. PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi was restored to the France midfield. Belgium began the brighter of the two sides in what was a cagey opening 15 minutes. France found themselves camped in their own half as Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne … [Read more...] about Kylian Mbappe stars as France edge Belgium to reach third World Cup final in 20 years