UK Technology

14 Stages Of Being Benched When You're Dating

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sorry to break it to you single people, but not only have you got to look out for ghosts and zombies, but you now need to make sure you’re also not ...

Striking The Balance Between Social Media And Real Life

Shaz Memon | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shaz Memon

That's the view of the social media nay-sayers, and of course, in many respects they're correct. But that's obviously not all that social media is about. It opens doors to new experiences, knowledge, new music, films and books.

EU Talent Remains Essential To Success Of North West's Booming Tech Sector

Katie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK
Katie Gallagher

Technology is now one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, making up nearly 10% of the country's GDP. Venture capitalists have been quick to see the growth potential in the sector, pumping £6.6bn of investment into new businesses since 2010.

Australia Just Became Home To One Of The Largest Solar Projects In The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

Australia Just Became Home To The World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Planet

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

Overcoming The Paradox Of Automation

John Purrier | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech
John Purrier

Contained within the paradox is the necessity for manual expertise. We can indeed take this one step further, as not only must the operator be extremely adept in their profession, they must be able to retain their expertise after lengthy periods of inactivity, beyond overseeing and monitoring automation systems.

How Tech You Use Everyday Can Help To Save The Planet

Phillip Othen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Consider your average day for a minute. There is probably a bit of shopping, some time spent browsing the web or playing around with your smartphone, ...

Jeremy Hunt Denies Billing Taxpayer For Personal £44,000 Toilet

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has said reports he has installed a £44,000 toilet and shower in his new office are “totally false”. According to The Sun, the health...

Six Things The Government Could Do To Boost Our Economy

Tim Connor | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics
Tim Connor

Despite the climate of flux and uncertainty over Brexit we need to convey to the rest of the world that we are a dynamic pro-business country open for business and a magnet for the best entrepreneurial talent.  

Devolution Is Not The Future If We Want Our Cities To Be Smart

Dan Hubert | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics
Dan Hubert

This is not limited to London - if we want to replicate this success across the country, the same principle applies. We are the musketeers fighting all for one and one for all. And I have to say, I find it fitting that as the UK prepares to stand alone on the global stage, it needs to be more together than ever before.

Mind Games

Paul Fletcher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Fletcher

It's a shame to see a powerful and maturing art form seemingly content to take a well-trodden path, badging insanity as a convenient shorthand to motivate an otherwise inexplicable threat of violence. Sad, but perhaps unsurprising given a much wider tendency to find explanations for shocking behaviours in simplified ideas of mental illness.

Four Ways To Encourage Preschoolers' STEM Learning Over The Summer Holidays

Emily Marchant | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Parents
Emily Marchant

The summer holidays are the ideal chance to find creative ways of exploring STEM subjects with your child. A relaxed approach, kinder weather and a fun environment can open your child's mind to concepts they have struggled with in the classroom.

How To Help Overcome Shadow IT

Derek Miller | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Tech
Derek Miller

Shadow IT refers to information technology software that is procured by employees without the blessing or awareness of the IT department. When it comes to the cloud, shadow IT services are those cloud apps that employees use, such as Evernote, without consulting the IT department.

The Dawn Of The All New Dating Game

Claire Certain | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Certain

But the gamification of modern dating is not the future, and it's not healthy. There is a human being behind every dating app profile; when you are able to remove that person by a swat of the hand - physically throwing them away - you transform a human being into a commodity.

Is There No Limit To The Power Of The Crowd?

Alexandra Johnson | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech
Alexandra Johnson

Photo Credit: Pixabay I've had my tiny little world blown apart twice in as many weeks now. Last week's revelation was that bees, not modern medicine...

We Need Creative Minds To Proactively Disrupt The Development Sector

Farah Ramzan Golant | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Tech
Farah Ramzan Golant

Say the word 'disruption' and you'll most likely think of Silicon Valley; online businesses that are challenging old, established ways of doing business.

Why The UK Must Safeguard Its Software Sector Through Brexit Negotiations

Sarah Coombes | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics
Sarah Coombes

Software is ubiquitous. It is at the heart of every aspect of modern life. We depend on software at the office, at school, at home, in our leisure time, when we travel and when we communicate. Software helps us be more effective, more creative and more efficient.

The Modern Tale Of 'The Birds And The Bees'; How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online This Summer

Claire Stead | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Stead

We can't see everything our kids are doing at all times; and it's something that if we tried to police, it would only build up resentment. Similarly, we can't ban the tech our children are using - it's about finding a balance, setting time limits and offering alternative activities to being online are good starting points.

Will The Dawn Of The Driverless Car Be Hindered By Hacking?

Rachel Thompson | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Rachel Thompson

As we move closer and closer to a future where driverless cars are normal, we take a look at whether we should fear the hackers taking over our cars.

This 'Smart Street' Turns Your Window Shopping Into Clean Energy

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

A North London-based company has been working on an ingenious new type of pavement that will quite literally harvest your window shopping and turn it ...

The Power Of Connectivity

Chioma Anyanwu | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Chioma Anyanwu

We can't deny technological advancement will continue to advance, so how we can find a healthy balance both online and offline? We can put all energy in improving our online persona or we can discover ourselves through our interaction with others, being present in those moments and accepting that we cannot control everything.

The Dystopian Smile Behind The Emoji Movie

Philip Seargeant | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Philip Seargeant

So it's not very good, that much is clear. But the way in which it's not good - the reason people are finding it almost offensively bad - points to the dark paradox that underpin emoji, and that drive their role as the standard bearer for the future of communications technology.

The Five Risks In Your Pocket

Rich Campagna | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Rich Campagna

If you saw someone walking down the street with their open wallet or purse in full view, you'd think they were being reckless. Who would just leave their personal belongs out for anyone to see or take? As individuals, we're conscious of the dangers of theft and conditioned to be careful with our belongings - but when it comes to our connected devices, any semblance of caution seems to disappear.

Energy Independence: UK Legislation And Investment Drives Change

Stephen Irish | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Irish

Legislation is now changing with industry and consumer demand driving government decisions. As renewable energy increases it's share in the world's electricity mix, and as EV take up accelerates, battery energy storage technology will be a key enabler. In order to optimise energy, distribution and use, significant changes in business models and the approach to managing infrastructure will be needed.

Hackers Claim To Have A Script From An Upcoming Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech

A group of hackers claim to have the script from an upcoming episode of the TV series Game of Thrones. According to Entertainment Weekly, the group se...