UK Tech.

The BBC Is Giving Away 1 Million Computers Just To Get Kids Into Coding

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

Earlier today, the BBC unveiled its Micro:bit computer, "a pocket-sized, codeable computer" that will be handed out to one million 11 to 12 year-olds ...

Man Uses Drone To Give Homeless People A Meal In Incredible Act Of Kindness

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

An amateur philanthropist has filmed the moment he gave away free hamburgers by dropping them mid-air using a drone. The tech enthusiast was deliv...

Why A Simple Game Of Tetris Could Help Reduce The Risk Of PTSD

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

The small, brightly coloured Tetris squares could one day become the building blocks of robust mental health, according to new research from the Medic...

Why Laughing Gas Controls Our Brains 'In Ways No Other Drug Does'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered have discovered a rather dramatic side to nitrous oxide, otherwise known as laughing gas. When studying electroencephalo...

UFO Sightings Don't Get Anymore Ridiculous Than This

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Tech

Who says UFOs have to be large metal-shaped flying saucers that intermittently flash fluorescent green? Not Hector Garcia, who made his YouTube debut...

This Is What Happens When You Put 10,000 Minecraft Fans In One Place

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

Never has one video game caused such a stir as Minecraft did this weekend in London. 10,000 people turned up at the Excel convention centre to imme...

Understanding Emotion

Araceli Camargo | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech
Araceli Camargo

The truth is that there are still many questions and confusion on the definition of emotion, both from the science and business communities. There is a lot more research that needs to be done to understand their full role and function, however, there is already a lot of compelling research that allows us to form a general picture on what an emotion is.

The Terror You Know, the Terror You Don't - How Extremism Has Gone Digital Since 7/7

Alex Krasodomski-Jones | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK
Alex Krasodomski-Jones

The role the internet plays in radicalisation is poorly understood. It is generally held that offline factors are at the heart of what turns young men and women to turn to violent extremism. Nevertheless, ten years after 7/7, digitally-driven radicalisation is a reality that must be at the centre of any attempts to counter terrorist narratives...

Two Robots Getting Married Might Be The Most Surreal Thing We've Seen This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

It was hard to tell from the groom's eyes what was going through his mind as he watched his bride walk down the aisle. That's probably because ...

Philae Comet Home To Alien Life? These Scientists Think So...

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you're wondering what alien life could look like, this is the sort of image you should bear in mind. While it may look vaguely uninterestin...

This Man Got Closer To A MiG-23 Fighter Jet Than He Ever Imagined

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech

Standing idly on a runway is never a good idea, especially when there's a remote chance that a fighter jet will use it to do a stupidly low flyby. ...

How to Set Up a Podcast in Four Hours or Less

Victoria Casebourne | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech
Victoria Casebourne

Here are the steps I followed in the hope I help other people who are thinking of starting their own podcast to just get it out there! If you do start a podcast please do come and say 'hi' and we can support each other on our exciting podcasting journeys!

Trevor Baylis CBE, Inventor, Swimmer, Stuntman and Unsung Hero

David Ready | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Tech
David Ready

Upon venturing onto Eel Pie Island, renowned for the British blues explosion of the 1960s and helping to kick-start the musical careers of the likes of Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart, I never knew that the island in Twickenham would be home to such eccentric and interesting people, including that of an inventor.

One Of The Internet's Biggest Sites Is Revolting Over The Sacking Of A Staff Member

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

Outraged Reddit users today put the site into virtual lockdown in protest at the sacking of a popular employee. The dismissal of Victoria Taylor, w...

Ten Instagram Accounts You'll Want to Follow

Charo Merida | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Charo Merida

Summer has just kicked off, and what a better way to get started with the summer vibes than a good healthy dose of everyday inspiration and beautiful compositions... Here's some of my favourite Instagram accounts, those that inject a nice amount of colour into my Instagram feed every day. Highly recommended!

This Incredible Shot Of London Is Quite Literally Out Of This World

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.07.2015 | UK Tech

London is a stunning city that sometimes loses its allure when you're simply experiencing it with an earth bound perspective. For astronaut Scott ...

Google Has Finally Apologised For Tagging Black People 'Gorillas'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Four days ago, 21-year-old Jacky Alcine discovered that Google Photos had tagged him and his friend as 'Gorillas.' After a flurry of tweets Google ...

How Can Technology Bridge Existing Gaps, Not Create New Divisions?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

New technologies can inspire and facilitate teaching, working arrangements and communication, but they can also introduce new kinds of crime, disorders and anti-social behaviour.

This Image Of The ISS Flying Past The Moon Is Just STUNNING

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

No matter how hard you squint, spotting the International Space Station whizzing across the sky at 0.6 miles per hour is quite a hard task. Un...

These Super Robots Are Going To Go Head To Head And It's Going To Be Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Remember Robot Wars? Well, America has gone full scale with this crazy machine challenge. In a summons to Japan, the showdown will feature two huge...

Some Guy Put His Cat Through An Airport X-ray Machine And Everyone Freaked Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Going through airport security is a painful process at the best of times, with all the unbuckling, unlacing, overt touching and incessant beeping. ...

Design to Grow: Balancing the Best of Both Worlds

Colin Hunter | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Colin Hunter

It's a paradox that all companies face. From startups to multinationals, the ability to reach new markets depends on being big enough to access resources, yet small enough to adapt. It's a difficult balance to strike.

Cannes 2015: Tech Trumps and Innovation

Howard Kingston | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Howard Kingston

As the sun sets on another Cannes Lions Festival, and members of the advertising industry get used to drinking something other than champagne (it's a hard life ;), we reflect on one key takeaway: adverting is changing.

Hacking Disability: This Technology Could Change Lives

Georgie Barrat | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

We all know that tech has the potential to change lives for millions of people living with a disability. In recent years we have seen a couple of big breakthroughs that have opened up the arena for designers and developers. Namely 3D printing, the Internet of Things and Big Data are all huge areas of potential aid that hasn't yet been fully unlocked.

Apple Announces New Product: 'Copying Spotify'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The folks at College Humor have finally said what we're all thinking, with this spoof Apple advert featuring a rather odd-looking Tim Cook, CEO of App...