UK Tech.

Shia LeBeof Is Inside Your Computer Screaming Motivational Messages At You

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech

If you're struggling for inspiration and just need somebody to yell your demotivated self into shape, Shia LaBeouf just became your new best friend. ...

Anyone for Jump-Starter, a Human Kick-Starter?

Wayne Hemingway | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech
Wayne Hemingway

I love looking at and often "investing in" the new ideas and ingenuity that flow out of Kickstarter and I love the way that it can genuinely empower (and often bring a healthy dose of harsh reality) to entrepreneurs and inventors.

We Are Passionate Scientists Who Will Not Be Bullied

Dr Ruth Massey | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Ruth Massey

Yesterday the self-proclaimed chauvinist and Nobel Laureate, Sir Tim Hunt, told a room full of journalists that having 'girls' in the lab was troublesome. Why so? Because he can't stop himself falling in love with them (and vice versa if Sir Hunt is to be believed.

Science Just Unlocked The Key To Reading People's Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists are now able to read people's minds using MRI images of the brain that show specific patterns of neural activity. In an experiment condu...

Your iPhone Now Knows How Much Sex You're Having

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

Among the plethora of goodies Apple unveiled at its Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2015 this year, the company included a rather important new f...

Not Enough Women Give Others a Leg Up, Reveal Tech Industry Insiders

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

The broader brush figures are still grim - less than a quarter of women take on STEM professions (science, technology, engineering and maths). And it would take a million new female hires in this space to hit critical mass in the UK alone!

Creepy New Tech Turns WiFi Into A Human-Tracking 'Sonar'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers from the University of California Santa Barbara have found that people can be tracked by simply being near a WiFi signal. Professor Ya...

Streaming Music Is Fundamentally Changing the Way We Listen

John MacFarlane | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
John MacFarlane

We've reached a watershed moment for streaming music. Music fans are taking advantage of a rapidly evolving landscape of technologies and services that are redefining our music experience, and expanding our engagement with music and artists in ways that were previously unimaginable.

Students Cannot Multi-Task With Mobile Phones And Studying

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Robson | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students cannot multi-task using a mobile phone while they're trying to study, research has revealed. A study of 145 US undergraduates suggests tha...

Reddit's Button Is Finally Dead, RIP

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

Never has an April Fool's prank split and united a community, like the Reddit button. What began as a some what harmless social experiment three mo...

How IoT Will Change the Way We Manage Ourselves and Businesses

Robert Williams | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Robert Williams

The internet of things (IoT) is a concept that has been around for quite some time now. The idea is that technology will develop to the point where connected devices will be able to seamlessly interact with one another.

This Car Knows When You're Pissed

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

The US have unveiled a car that will potentially stop drink drivers taking to the roads. At a Department of Transport event in Washington D.C., the...

These 'Life-Saving' Robots Can Barely Stand, Let Alone Conquer The World

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

The DARPA challenge is meant to be the ultimate quest for a disaster droid that will save humans from doom, enter dangerous territories, perform life-...

Virtual Reality Isn't for You and Me

Matthew Hussey | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

VR's future lies not in the home, but in the workplace. Architecture, engineering and construction firms have all been jumping on the virtual reality bandwagon. Why? Because it improves how we build and make things.

Push The Button, Playable City 2015

Clare Reddington | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

We have a very strong, international shortlist of seven - honed down from the 197 entries we received from 60 countries. The projects vary hugely - from event-based spectacular projects to quieter, more ambient installations. Across the board though, the standard is high.

Why a Vote to Leave the EU Would Be a Bad Thing for UK Science

Sam Crossman | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
Sam Crossman

Science is unlikely to garner much mainstream media coverage in the lead up to the vote, making initiatives such as Scientists for EU all the more important. EU membership greatly benefits science in the UK and it is vital that the wider public is made aware of this, before it is too late.

Tinder: The Trials and Tribulations of Modern Dating

Sarah Moyes | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

I've always been too sceptical about the reasons why people use Tinder. I know people who have met their boyfriends on the app, and others who use it purely for casual sex. I even know someone who said he was using it to look for climbing partners when I came across his profile.

Why Bethesda Shouldn't Remove Gender Options in 'Fallout 4'

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

Fallout doesn't have to star Dick Masculine like the rest of mainstream games, but any spectrum of gender or ethnicity that the player wants. To someone who is going to play a man anyway, it's a subtlety nice feature, but to people who aren't usually portrayed in games as much, it can be a huge deal.

Want To Watch WWDC 2015? Here's How...

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC 2015 begins this evening 8th June at 6PM BST. The company is set to make a series of announcements con...

You Can Now Travel By Dragon In Google Maps. Seriously...

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

Public transportation just got a little more interesting for those of us wanting to make the journey from Snowdon to Brecon Beacons. According to G...

#WorldOceansDay: From Vast Underwater Cities To Suburban Artificial Reefs

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

Today is officially World Oceans Day - a day set aside by the UN to 'appreciate, protect and restore our oceans and their resources.' As people ar...

In The Future We'll Heal Ourselves Using Electricity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

Cincinnati scientists may have found a way to use electricity to help our bodies quickly heal from injury and wounds. Their experiment works on the...

This Homemade Laser Shotgun Is Stupidly Dangerous

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech

Drake Anthony's latest YouTube entry should be prefaced with 'don't try this at home.' The 22-year-old self-proclaimed 'DIY laser guy' has a YouTub...

Social Media Defence Guide

Emma Griffiths | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Style
Emma Griffiths

Now these may just sound like the ramblings of an insecure twenty-something and I can't apply this effect to everyone that uses social media, however after conversations with various friends I realised I'm not alone.

Five More Things You Need to Know About Twitter

Ellis Shuman | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Ellis Shuman

Here is an example of how I found people with common interests as me. I am an author (or at least, this is how I describe myself). I have a literary agent. People who follow a literary agent are for the most part, aspiring authors like me.