Computer

Is This 'Hidden' Living Room Gaming PC The Real Next Gen?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

A British-made entrant into the race to build the first great gaming PC for the living room has laid a claim to one major feature that none of the nex...

Touchscreen Notebooks Increase in Popularity - but Why? Why? WHY?!

Mark Wilson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

We're all used to getting touchy-feely with our phones and tablets, but it's only in the past few months that touchscreen laptops have really gained any ground.

They Say Life Imitates Art and Art Imititates Life

Anne-Marie Imafidon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anne-Marie Imafidon

I remember the feelings of elation and camaraderie when arriving at the conference and seeing the ridiculously long queue of women at the registration desk. I remember the moments of belonging when hearing about the experiences of fellow women working in technology around the world.

'We May Be Living Inside A Computer Simulation' Says Lord Rees

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Our universe may in fact be a computer simulation, former Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees has said. Speaking at the Wired 2013 conference in Lond...

Windows 8: Will You Benefit from the Upgrade?

Victoria Kushner | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech
Victoria Kushner

All Internet debates are focused on one thing: whether the eigth version is good for desktop computers and laptops or not.

Time Has Come: To Pick the Person of the Year

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Who will it be this year? It could be anyone who has made the news or was in the news during the year that has less than five weeks to finish. We shall know on 14 December the name of the Time Person of the Year for 2012.

The World's Oldest Working Computer Restored In Britain

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech

The world's oldest computer has been resurrected and rebuilt. 'The Witch' was first designed in 1949 as part of Britain's atomic energy research ef...

Way to Make Money in a Bad Economy #342: Become a Cam Girl

Chris Purnell | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Purnell

If one were to take a break from searching through job adverts on line, and instead searched for, 'pornography,' on Google, one would be inundated with websites devoted to sex in all its forms.

Computer Learns To Love (Or At Least Recognise Your Emotions)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Tech

A computer has been taught to love. Kinda. Researchers in Malaysia have created a computer which can interpret human emotions based on the shape...

Female Intellect: A Renaissance?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

Intellect and power are words which by default we associate with masculinity. History records a long list of powerful people, political leaders, scientists, engineers, philosophers, writers, artists' et al, mostly male.

Data Scientists: Prospecting for Gold in the Mines of Big Data

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

In the age of internet, big data has just become more commonplace and accessible. And it is growing, fast, and at astronomical rates. Every time we log onto the internet, every time we post on Facebook or Twitter, or purchase something on Amazon or EBay, or just do a Google search, we leave a trail of data. And all this goes into the databases of these websites or companies.

Getting My Raspberry Pi

Sam Sheppard | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

On the 1 March 2012 I placed an order with Premier Farnell for a Raspberry Pi model B computer. Now, I can hold it in my hand, as I am one of the first 10,000 proud owners of the most widely publicised and potentially significant pieces of technology to be produced for years

Computer Game Storytelling And The Man Who Wants To Do Good

John Fleming | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Tech
John Fleming

Recently, BBC Radio 4's Today programme had a strange report on 'Bibliotherapy' and the psychologically-positive healing power of reading books. It so...

Why You're Not Bad With Technology - You Were Sold Short

Colette Mason | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Tech
Colette Mason

In the bad old days of computing, in the 80s and 90s in particular, many, many software programs were written by developers who excelled at IT, were very nerdy, not commercially minded and got the product finished and out of the door. It usually was shipped to the customer with a massive thick doorstep of a manual that made you feel it could solve any stumbling block you threw at it - except it didn't. Ever.

The Impossibility of Communication Through the Internet

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

Ever happened to you that you are trying to communicate with some company, be it a flight company or an Internet service company, to express a complai...