UK Tech.

Driving Dreams

Martyn Sibley | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

When I was a teenager I had youthful exuberance and disability demons in abundance. Quite a weird combination. So much of me wanted to see the world and change it at the same time. However having Spinal Muscular Atrophy meant feeling it was all impossible for poor little me.

A Supercomputer Has Convinced People It's Human

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech

If you've seen 'Terminator' then you'll be excused for getting slightly nervous about this... A "super computer" has duped humans into thinking it ...

Now It's Your Turn To Follow The CIA...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a Twitter account, and it's really... humorous? We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first...

The Glass Ceiling Is Made of Bad Managers

Anne-Marie Imafidon | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech
Anne-Marie Imafidon

Statistics from the US tell us that more than half of women in STEM leave around the 10/15 year mark. Specifically within the tech industry 40% drop out within 10 years of graduation. The problem is mirrored here and is problematic on a number of counts, especially as both the US and the UK face shortages of technical people.

Apps Are Making Employees More Productive

Dr. Steve Garnett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Steve Garnett

When we think of apps, Fruit Ninja or Angry Birds might first spring to mind. Many of us consider apps to be the perfect tool to indulge our playful sides and certainly not something that should be encouraged during working hours. Because of this association, apps have often been perceived as things that waste employee time.

Between Crowd and Clout: Finding Your Place in the UK Tech Boom

Theo Osborne | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech
Theo Osborne

Have you experienced a Demo Day in Tech City? If so, you will know what we mean when we say that the excitement is palpable and contagious. Entrepreneurs showcase their latest innovations and user experience design triumphs while gossiping about the scene's latest fundraising conquests.

How Going Digital Can Help Your Business Avoid the Pitfalls of International Expansion

Adrian Thirkill | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech
Adrian Thirkill

The tech industry is riding on a wave of optimism, as research shows that investment in new technology is growing at its fastest rate since 2006. Business leaders are focussed on growth, rather than on cost reductions and improving business efficiencies.

When Art Works

Simon Pont | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech
Simon Pont

Words as pegs. For ideas. I've always liked that idea. What I also find so eloquently smart and cunning about words is what they don't say, but rather what they evoke.

Games Killed the Video Star: Five Ways That Play Is Beating TV at It's Own Game

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech
Tomas Rawlings

I connected to YouTube on a new device recently, so a device without the vast user history Google likes to collect. I noticed at the top of the screen were the top 5 'Most Popular Right Now' videos for the UK. What struck me was that 4 out of 5 were video games. The only non video game offering was a Beyoncé video in second place.


The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

Ok, so there are lot of weird UFO/lights in the sky videos but this one is especially baffling. Katie Real, 11, and her sister Macie filmed the wei...

Jamie's Been Cooking With Poo!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Inspired by Poo bringing communities together, Food Tube have been celebrating cooking recipes the whole family can get stuck into. Calling all the gnarly daddios and dawgs of FoodTube, DJ BBQ rustles up a Party Burger whilst sunning it in Portuguese paradise.

Skills Shortage in Cyber and Cloud?

Gary Newe | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

A lot has been said about how technology is changing and the impact that is having on the way businesses operate and the way we live our lives. We're more mobile, we have the world's information available to us at the click of a button and our data is stored on interconnected servers spread throughout the world.

10 Incredibly Creative Uses for VoIP

Hilary Wardle | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Hilary Wardle

Cheap or free Voice Over Internet Protocol calls- commonly known as VoIP - have become hugely popular in recent years popularity thanks to the success of mass market services such as Skype.

Mentor Advice Helps the Innovative Business Survive

Brendan Flattery | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

In today's complex entrepreneurial business environment, mentoring can be more important than ever and make the difference between success and failure. Around the world, business confidence is returning and as trading conditions improve, high growth is the target.

State of the Video Market: UK Appetite for Online Video Is Giving British Marketing Cause for Celebration

Nick Reid | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Nick Reid

In the U.K., pre-roll video inventory grew 118% from Q4 to Q1; mobile inventory grew 154% over that same time - the U.K. was the only region with triple-digit growth in both inventory types. The universal growth indicates a growing recognition of programmatic's benefits for marketers with branding objectives - automated buying isn't just a direct response thing anymore.

Giant UFO Approaches International Space Station. Or Not...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

Eerie footage of a giant UFO slowly approaching the International Space Station is circulating online. The mysterious object appears to grow in siz...

When You Boil A Bottle Of Coke Something Utterly Gross Happens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

You've probably never boiled a bottle of Coke. Why would you? It would surely just ruin the lovely cold crisp refreshing character of such a lovely...

This Is What Actually Happens Inside Your Dishwasher

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's one of life's great mysteries - what actually goes on inside a dishwasher? Turns out it's a lot less magical and slightly more phallic than y...

Microsoft's House Of The Future Is Missing One Massive Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Tech

Things were different in 1999 - the Kosovo War was raging, Britney Spears was at Number 1 with 'Baby One More Time' and Bill Gates was only worth $100...

Life as an Outsider and Our Desire to Conform

Liam Beattie | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Tech
Liam Beattie

Through social media ,making friends and meeting new people has never been easier. Yes, critics cry boo at my generation tweeting and posting while we could be having real human interaction, but it is a great way for us outsiders to become part of an exciting online community and give us a sense of belonging, something all of us ultimately crave.

The Case for Apprenticeships - By Someone in the Know

Rachel Appleby | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rachel Appleby

I would never be where I am now if it hadn't been for my apprenticeship. Not only has it given me skills, confidence and the opportunity to work with some brilliant people, but it's also highlighted to me a real problem that needs addressing...

Just A Chap Shooting Flame From His Wrists...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

You may have already heard of Colin Furze - he's the eccentric chap who built a jet-powered bicycle, fully retractible Wolverine claws and 'Magneto Sh...

The Latest Floppy Disk Drive Song Is Glorious

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

The humble floppy-disk drive - once consigned to the dustbin of history, but now enjoying a comeback in a rather unexpected way. Hitch enough of th...

Chris York

London Is Full Of Zombies. Seriously... | Chris York | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

You may not be aware but there are quite a few zombies that hang around near Wembley Stadium. Seriously. Well not quite but there are a lot of dedi...

NASA Release Stunning Pictures Of Apollo Astronauts Training For The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK

NASA has released a fascinating set of pictures detailing Apollo astronauts training for missions to the moon on the side of a Hawaiian volcano. The i...