UK Tech.

Alan Alda Speaks To Paxman On Newsnight About Science

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

What is colour? That was the question posed by M*A*S*H, West Wing actor and long-time science enthusiast Alan Alda, who joined Paxo on Wednesday’s N...

Why's the Inspiration Switch Not Set 'On', Automatically?

Brendan Flattery | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

UK businesses have it in them to adapt and grow in the better economic climate that we're now in, and those leading firms that embed innovation deeply in their DNA will soon find themselves leading the pack.

Why Is Ellen DeGeneres in a Den With Three Bears... and a Wolf?

Jyrki Rosenberg | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jyrki Rosenberg

Like millions of people around the globe who have no interest in American football, I found myself drawn to the world of Super Bowl TV commercials. As you would expect, I wasn't able to avoid seeing the Ellen DeGeneres fronted ad for Beats Music.

The Use of Social Media in Celebrating an Autistic Child's Birthday

Jo Worgan | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

I know Tom is not yet 6 but he has only ever been invited to one birthday party and we have never held one for him. This may change as he gets older and I always feel guilty about this although it is irrational. We do celebrate in other ways though, last year we went to his favourite farm. I am not sure where we will go this year, maybe the farm again.

This Is The Future. Of Brooklyn.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

This is one man's vision of Brooklyn, New York a century from now... Have a look at the Terreform ONE project. Founded by Mitchell Joachim it a...

This Account Is Tweeting 'Top Gun' Frame By Frame

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

Someone...— 555 µHz (@555uhz) January 24, 2014 Is...— 555 µHz (@555uhz) January...

'Flappy Bird' In A Box Is Genius

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

'Flappy Bird' is flapping no more on app stores much to the disappointment of many - particularly Fawn Qiu it would appear. The Harvard University ...

'Eye Of The Tiger'. Played On A Printer. Just Watch It...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

There's a battle afoot - one fought far from the prying eyes of humanity in the dusty corners of our most forgotten buildings. The latest contender...

An Independent Artist's Take on Spotify

Ron Pope | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ron Pope

Until a few years ago, I was deriving 95% of my income from selling digital singles; if there's anyone who should be afraid of streaming, it's me. Instead, I'm watching my fanbase grow exponentially as my fans utilize social networking and streaming sites like Spotify to create an honest to goodness grassroots movement.

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII Interview With Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII was released this week and I had the chance to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe to once again talk all things Lightning.

Coming Back in From the Cold - Why Microsoft Needs to Build Bridges in Industry Circles

Philip Letts | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

To anyone who takes only a cursory interest in the tech world, it's quite hard to understand how Microsoft has gotten itself into quite such a difficult situation. They were giants and pioneers, and they had it all. They were shaping the world, and suddenly the world left them behind - fascinating and terrifying to watch all at once.

Exploring the Use of Snooker Game in Education - Part One

Yetunde Adediran | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Yetunde Adediran

Having seen pupils struggling to use different types of technology in the classroom, I was intrigued by what the Snooker gaming enables children to do.

This Is How Living On Mars Might Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

We're still not quite sure how to get to, land on or get off Mars just yet, but that hasn't stopped a Canadian designer envisaging what our Red Planet...

Nasa Probe Shares Its View Of The Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's LADEE probe has beamed some pretty astounding images of it's view of the Moon. ...

Level 999 Of Flappy Bird. This Guy Did It.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Think you're good at 'Flappy Bird'? You're not. This guy is good. And look what happens when you reach level 999! Ok, so it's not actually real...

Man Vs Machine In Epic Table Tennis Battle

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

If he loses humanity is doomed... A German table tennis champion is to square up against an industrial production robot. Timo Boll will take on ...

PICS: There Are LOTS Of Winter Olympians On Tinder

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Tech

One of the legends that surrounds the Olympics is the idea that - once the competitions are done - the Olympic Village essentially becomes a Bacchanal...

Computer Says No Thanks, You're Not My Type

Geoff Lloyd | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Geoff Lloyd

The main obstacle to forming a relationship with a voice-activated computer assistant is embarrassment... It's the awkwardness of the interaction: It's impossible to talk to an electronic device without feeling ridiculous. Try it in public, and worry that anyone in earshot assumes you've had a full-on breakdown.

What's In a Stone? Curling a Volcano Into the Winter Olympics

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Sport
Professor Dougal Jerram

The whole of curling worldwide shares one simple yet geologically significant secret. That secret is held in the smoothed blue/grey stones that are pushed down the ice, known as the 'curling stones'.

Revealed: How Genetically Modified Food Is Finding Its Way Onto Your Dinner Plate

Andrew Wasley | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK
Andrew Wasley

Unknown to many, about 30 million tonnes of GM animal feed is thought to be imported into Europe each year to feed pigs, poultry, dairy and beef cattle, as well as farmed fish. The UK imports an estimated 140,000 tonnes of GM soya and as much as 300,000 tonnes of GM maize annually for use as animal feed.

A Hotel. Shaped Like A Colon.

ITN | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

In Belgium you can stay in a hotel shaped like a human colon. Seriously......

Tech Powers Social Good - the Enablers, Protectors, Healers and Eco-Warriors to Watch

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

I'm always scouring the web, news and events circuit for the fascinating advances in technology that have high potential for social impact. Some just prompt me to stop and think "Now that's just both useful and clever".

How Personalised News Can Actually Help Us Live Longer

Grant Feller | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Grant Feller

The less privacy I attach to my health, the greater my chances of living longer. And the more health-positive messages I receive, perhaps the greater chance of me becoming a healthier person and thus less of a liability to insurers.

Meet Your New Favourite Twitter Account

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

Meet your new favourite Twitter account... This is Drawn Your Tweet, an account that does exactly that - draws your tweets in a gorgeously fun...

Try Screen Free Time This Half Term

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sigrid Daniel

From Spring-themed fun to indoors entertainment, here are six fun-packed ideas for everyone. None of them involve a screen -- so get yourselves and your children reconnected with the physical world this half term.