Mira Duma's Fashion Tech Lab Puts Innovation And Sustainability Front And Centre

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

While interviewing Mira I asked what inspired her new venture, which seeks to innovate in the fashion tech space (including wearables) and harness new and existing technologies to help make fashion more sustainable.

Can The Power Of Mobile Innovation Radically Disrupt Systems Of Poverty?

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech
Farah Ramzan Golant

all women everywhere At Girl Effect, we recognise the incredible work and impact these initiatives are having. However we believe that, in order to make lasting change, we need to stop poverty before it starts. To do this we need to tackle the cause: we have to reframe what it means to be a girl in her community.

Can An Arts Education Save Future Careers In The Age Of Robots?

Andrew Fitzmaurice | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
Andrew Fitzmaurice

The initial outcomes of our analysis illustrate the impact of a well-rounded education on improving soft skills such as creativity, confidence and problem solving. In addition to fostering a love of learning and an international perspective in our students, we are trying to prepare them with the skills needed to succeed in life; skills which can never be replaced by robots or automation.

The Future Of Employment: The Automator And Automated

Reuven Cohen | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Tech
Reuven Cohen

It's 2030; Internet technology has become ubiquitous in its place in our society reaching a point where human and machine intelligence is indistinguishable. All but the most important jobs are taken over by artificial intelligence. The world is dominated by two categories of worker, those who automate and those who are automated.

This AI Machine Is Searching For 'The Root Of Horror'

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Tech

MIT professors have set an artificial intelligence (AI) system a genuinely spooky task for halloween – find the root of horror. Because if there’s...

Is Traditional Schooling Doing Enough to Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Jobs?

Andrew Fitzmaurice | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Andrew Fitzmaurice

Your education is all too often evaluated by asking "Where did you go to school?" rather than asking "What did you learn in school?" Instead of validating learning through legacy, we should judge the quality of an education by how well it prepares students for future challenges in a globalised world.

In The Future This Tiny Robot Will Operate On You From The Inside

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Tech

When you think of the word operation the first thing you'll probably visualise is a person being cut open on an operating table. Well in the future, o...

You Can Now Power Your Gadgets Over WiFi. Mind Blown.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

Imagine a camera that has no wires. It doesn't have a battery either, and yet it's still able to take pictures or even send a live feed back to a smar...

Louise Ridley

'This Is The Best Economic News In Human History' | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

An MIT director and business expert has revealed “the best economic news in human history,” claiming that we're on the brink of the possibility of...

Elon Musk Is Scared Of AI, Thinks We Should Be Too

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tesla boss and Space X founder Elon Musk has given his most dire warning yet about artificial intelligence describing it as 'summoning the demon'. ...

Mars Colonists Will Die Unless Key Problem Is Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Mars One colonisation project has hit a rather large pothole after scientists at MIT discovered a fatal (literally) flaw in their plans. Accord...

This Slithering Robot Is Fascinatingly Gross

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has been cooking up some of the world's most innovative machines for a long time - and their latest project is no different. Developed by docto...

Google, Drone Delivery and Life in the Times of Exotic Robotics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Google initially wanted to develop drones that can be used after disasters--earthquakes, floods or extreme weather events--to deliver life-saving items like medicines to affected people in geographies where usual means of transportation cannot reach.

The Inventor Of Pop-Up Ads Has Finally Apologised

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Tech

The man who invented 'pop-up' ads has finally apologised. Ethan Zuckerman, who now runs the Center for Civic Media at MIT, says he wrote the code w...

Humans Will Learn Languages 'By Taking A Pill'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

Founder of the MIT Media Lab Nicholas Negroponte says that humans will "soon" be able to learn languages -- or any information -- by taking a pill. ...

This Weird Goopy Ball Could Be The Future Of Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

Cars made of next-generation 'morphable surfaces' could be hitting the roads one day after a breakthrough by scientists at MIT. Scientists believe ...

Syntax, Semantics, and Naked Emperors: Lessons Students Can Learn From an Academic Hoax

Amir Dastmalchian | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Amir Dastmalchian

Research students at the esteemed Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a computer programme which automatically writes academic papers. ...

Nuclear Plants Might Be Going Offshore

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nuclear power is controversial for a number of reasons, mainly that no one wants to live next to one for fear of a Fukushima/Chernobyl type disaster. ...

MIT's Transparent Screen Could Be Revolutionary

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The utility of a well-functioning transparent screen is obvious but so far attempts to create one that's not over-bulky and with a wide angle of view ...

No Light Required

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists at MIT have made a camera that can take 3D pictures - in practically total darkness. The incredibly sensitive device captures images us...

This Is The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech

This is very, very cool. Professor Hiroshi Ishii and his students at the MIT Media Lab have created an interface that can remotely replicate in rea...

The Educational Online Platform edX

Dounia Amraoui | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dounia Amraoui

EdX is an educational online service which was established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Each university has contributed $30 million to the not-for-profit organisation.

WATCH: Robot Cheetah Built In US Lab

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Tech

MIT has unveiled a beautiful, efficient and only mildly terrifying robotic cheetah. Like the version built by Boston Dynamics last year, the metal ...

The Future of Education is Now

Christina Robert | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Christina Robert

In an effort to get out of the house and away from the blood vessel popping effort to keep my mouth shut, I recently went to hear the wunderkind of modern education speak at Portcullis House. In case you are old and backward like me, his name is Salman Khan.

Does Mobile Phone Location Data Makes Anonymity Impossible?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Tech

Guaranteeing your anonymity is basically impossible if you use a mobile phone according to a new study. Researchers say that a mobile user can be i...