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Artificial Intelligence and the Future with Demis Hassabis

Dr Demis Hassabis is the Co-Founder and CEO of DeepMind, the world’s leading General Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, which was acquired by Google in 2014 in their largest ever European acquisition. Demis will draw on his eclectic experiences as an AI researcher, neuroscientist and videogames designer to discuss what is happening at the cutting edge of AI research, its future impact, and how developing AI may help us better understand the human mind, including the nature of imagination and creativity.

Welcome to the RTS

From glamorous award ceremonies to lively debates, the RTS embraces all aspects of television, and is open to anyone with an interest in the medium. Membership starts at £65 a year, and includes a range of benefits.

As an educational charity, we encourage and celebrate work in television and its related fields, from finding out how the nation’s favourite shows are made in our Anatomy of a Hit series, to celebrating burgeoning talent at our annual Student Awards.

FCO and RTS launch Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) film competition

The PSVI film competition, which welcomes people from any country and of any age, is open for entries.

The film submissions can be about any theme associated with ending sexual violence in conflict and can be fictional or based on real experiences. Possible subjects might include, strengthening justice for survivors of sexual violence, the stigma faced by survivors and their children, and the root causes of sexual violence.

Vacancy: Membership Assistant

Membership Assistant, Royal Television Society

Location: Blackfriars, London

Position: Permanent

Salary: £22,000 PA

Deadline: 18th December 2018, 12pm

A vacancy for a permanent Membership Assistant has opened within the busy Membership Team of the Royal Television Society.

The Royal Television Society (RTS) is an educational charity and the UK and Ireland’s leading forum for television and related media.

My RTS Bursary Diary: Paula Melissa Ugochukwu

RTS Bursary Students at Buckingham Palace for the Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday

When I learnt of the Royal Television Society (RTS) bursaries in 2015, I knew I had to apply. Any organisation actively committed to the diversification and inclusion of underrepresented groups within the British media will always hold a place in my heart. Plus, being part of the RTS is a great opportunity to network with media industry leaders - an opportunity that I was very unlikely to stumble across as a young black woman, from a low-income family.

Is British TV under threat? BBC plans Netflix-style service

"The UK is sleepwalking towards a serious, long term weakening of its TV production industry," said Hall, in front of a DCMS committee in Westminster on Tuesday November 7th .

Hall proposed the idea of a new, paid-for on-demand service featuring BBC programming, following the closure of the BBC Store after only 18 months.

The appetite for video on demand (VOD) and other third-party platforms is growing in the UK and abroad, in what is a rapidly changing TV market.