In keeping with other existing projects, Lego Boost brings programming and robotics to the youngest members of the family, with higher levels of difficulty for those who have greater skill.
The CES has made a great contribution to robotics and artificial...Continue reading »
The new Nintendo Switch is the most ambitious console produced by the Japanese company to date. Brimful with innovation, it is noteworthy in that it is hybrid – hand-held and desktop in a single product.
Nintendo has launched its new console amid...Continue reading »
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As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting kicks off today in Davos (Switzerland), José María Álvarez-Pallete, Chairman and CEO, Telefónica S.A, has shared his thoughts on Big Data:
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Like many start up bosses, Lise Pape was inspired to help others through the benefit of her own personal experience with disability.
When Lise Pape’s father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 10 years ago, the drugs he was prescribed created side...Continue reading »
There’s an argument to be made that the impersonal nature of online communication can be dehumanising. While there may be some truth in that, the digital arena has also enabled connections and conversations that have direct social or people-focused impact.
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Mobile medicine doesn’t have to be in tablet form
A new charity, Virtual Doctors, exemplifies how a simple invention can have immense impact. It was set up by Huw Jones who, as safari guide in Zambia, was deeply affected when a...Continue reading »
Society is dominated by technology, and computer programmers play a fundamental role in ensuring we have the best software and apps available. But there are concerns that we’re not doing enough to produce the next generation of IT professionals.
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Bootcamps and acceleration programmes are an amazing way to pick up new skills, meet new people and develop new ideas, and you’ll find them in a variety of industries. Often, they serve for people to get introduced to specific disciplines,...Continue reading »
We’ve had telepresence on our SciFi minds for decades now, ever since Princess Leia first asked for Obi Wan Kenobi’s help from the depths of R2D2. But instead of just a memory, wouldn’t it be cooler to be live? Scotty...Continue reading »
Will bedside manner fall to the wayside when medicine is automated? Or will there be less human error? Let’s be serious, we’re all guilty of the bad habit of googling our real and perceived ailments. But would this be smarter...Continue reading »