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Pornstars to Stage Protest in London

Jerry Barnett | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK
Jerry Barnett

Female pornstars can't win: they are labelled victims, and if they try to defend what they do for a living, this is taken as proof of just how 'oppressed' they are. According to SPC and Object, their voices are not worth hearing. This is why we are protesting outside the SPC conference from 3pm on Saturday 15 March.

Is Candy Crush the New Mensa?

Dave Wallace | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Wallace

As a family we're hooked. From the five-year-old, to the teenagers, to my wife, we all play competitively and desperately want to win. Instead of second screening isolating the family unit, we're finding that gaming is bringing us together in the way that board games used to for previous generations.

Vancouver and Sochi: 6,000 Miles Apart and Worlds Apart in Technology Terms

Garry Veale | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech
Garry Veale

With the Winter Olympic Games done and dusted for 2014 and all the many athletes, organisers and journalists back home, the Avaya team has been looking back on our previous Olympics experience and marvelling at the great distance the world and technology have come in only four years.

As the Web Comes of Age, Will It Herald a New Democratic Era or Just Distract Us From Deepening Crisis?

Jon Alexander | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Alexander

This is a root question, which I believe lies at the heart of every one of the major challenges we face as a society, from digital privacy to climate change - and one which we need to ask now, as the Web's coming of age provides us a rare moment when change is possible.

Happy 25th Birthday World Wide Web - Let's Not Destroy It

Mike Harris | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics
Mike Harris

It was British ingenuity that led to the development of the World Wide Wide 25 years ago today and unfortunately it appears British guile will be responsible for its possible demise. The hopeful beginnings of the Web have turned sour.

These Cool Strips Are The Post-It Note Of The Future

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

The humble sticky note may be getting a hi-tech revamp. An theoretical concept has reimagined the ubiquitous yellow sheets of paper as a replacemen...

This 'Smart' Transparent Toilet Window Has One Pretty Major Flaw

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Sometimes a futuristic technological innovation will do nothing more than simply remind us it's probably better to stick with what we've been using. ...

Cloaking Device Can Make You Invisible. To Dolphins.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Some rather clever engineers have created the world's first 3d-cloaking device. The pyramid-esque structure reroutes sound waves creating the impre...

Watch As A Drone Plays Chicken With An Erupting Volcano

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

During the recent UK floods we got a little taste of the potential for using drones to report news and document events and it looked pretty incredible...

Internet inventor Calls For Bill Of Rights To Protect Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

The World Wide Web must remain accessible to everyone, according to Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the Internet 25 years ago this week. "Th...

Top 10 Weirdest Things Sold at Auction

Phil Bird | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Phil Bird

Bikes, blasters and brains don't sound like they have a lot in common, but they all feature on this list of the last year's strangest auction lots. ...

Women 'Bounce Back' in Angel Investing

Zoe Cunningham | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Zoe Cunningham

As a novice investor, I am really honoured to be part of this group, which includes women from very senior roles including operational, marketing, tech and corporate finance roles as well as successful entrepreneurs - who better to trust with your money?

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With an increasing number of WiFi hungry gadgets in our homes, and more and more people avoiding the daily commute in favour of working from their sofa, our home networks are under more pressure than ever before to meet the needs of both our work and play.

Incredibly Long Train Set Tackles 'The Spiral'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

This shouldn't be interesting but it is. For reasons it's hard to fathom it's actually slightly hypnotic, calming almost. Behold as a 241 car an...

Table Tennis Match Between Robotic Arm And Tim Boll Bodes Well For Humanity. For Now.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

Rest easy humanity, the machines aren't taking over - yet. A highly anticipated match between top table tennis player, Timo Boll, and a KUKA roboti...

This Reverse Photoshop Proves You Can't Believe Anything

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

There's a lot of hoo-ha around the ethics of photoshopping, particularly in the world of fashion and beauty. Does it encourage unrealistic expectat...

How Not To Prep For A Bank Robbery

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

Meet Jules Bahler, aka 'King Romeo'. As you'd expect from someone with such a ridiculous nickname he isn't the sharpest tool in the already blunt t...

How Can Parents Get 'Screen Time' Right for Their Children?

Pete Low | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Pete Low

"Screen time" is a term bandied around our house on a daily basis. "Is it screen time day daddy?" "Can we have screen time if we behave?" There's a lot of concern about the impact that screen time, and gaming in particular, is having on children today.

9 Apps Which Students Shouldn't Leave The House Without

StudentBeans | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Got your keys? Check. Got your travel card? Check? Wallet? Phone? Our friends at Student Beans have come up with a list of 9 essential apps that you s...

Breaking Through the Gender Barrier

Chris Jones | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK
Chris Jones

This situation is hardly shocking though as our research found that only 4% of women are encouraged to pursue engineering, versus 18% of men.

A Woman on the Inside

Katy Campbell | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech
Katy Campbell

On International Women's Day, ladies everywhere celebrate breaking the glass ceiling in industries of all kinds. And while the global tech industry has copped its fair share of criticism as being male-dominated, in the heart of Berlin's booming start-up scene things are starting to change.

This Lego Keyboard Is Way Cooler Than Your Keyboard

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

The humble keyboard, not exactly the most inspiring of everyday objects - until now. This beautiful specimen has been Legofied and looks utterly fa...

These Floppy Disk Drives Can Play 'Pink Panther'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

All hail Gigawipf. Not content with mesmerising you all with their floppy-disk drive orchestra playing an incredible version of 'Tainted Love', the...

Magic Tricks On An iPod. Better Than It Sounds...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

Sure they can carry thousands of tunes, your favourite TV shows a host of other apps but link three iPods together with some fancy multi-screen techno...

Are Cash-Strapped Brits Selling Organs On Facebook?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

An investigation by the Sunday Post has found poverty stricken Brits willing to sell their organs on Facebook. A reporter posing as the brother of ...