UK Technology

Scientists Want You To Stop Eating Chicken And Start Eating Insects

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech

Diets at the best of times are always a bit of a struggle and the fact that we can now incorporate insects as a good source of protein, won't really d...

Is Microsoft More Advanced on Women's Leadership than Oxfam?

Laurie Adams | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK
Laurie Adams

"Will you please train us on the situation of women?" was the request from Avanade when they asked me to give a keynote speech at the Women's Leadersh...

Reddit's Not Banning Free Speech, It's Just Hiding It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech

It was supposed to be the AMA to beat them all. It was supposed to be Reddit's opportunity to have a real heart to heart with its new CEO-- Steve ...

From Huge Serves, to All the Break Points: Looking Back at Wimbledon 2015...

Sam Seddon | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Sam Seddon

From a sporting, but also business perspective, The Championships this year have shown us that both can significantly benefit from access to large amounts of data and the analytics capabilities to use these insights.

Are You Operating Your Own Shadow IT Department?

Marcus Jewell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Marcus Jewell

There's no question that cloud computing now plays a big role in most of our lives, although many people may not even realise it. Mobile phones, computers, games consoles, cars, connected appliances, watches... the list goes on.

Tech Careers for Women: Decoding the Myths

Sarah Lawson Johnston | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Lawson Johnston

Companies can make a difference by acknowledging the issue and working on any internal imbalances. Adding talented women to the executive team, giving promotions and making women feel valued, as well as inspired.

Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes

Tim Bichara | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Bichara

I've been a non smoker for 20 years now, and I've no intention of starting again. But it occurred to me the other day just how much the smart phone has become the modern version of the cigarette.

Will On-Demand Television Render the Traditional TV Seasons Obsolete?

Guy North | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Guy North

Of course, live television still retains its central importance to UK television viewing, and linear viewing is not going to disappear any time soon. However, changing viewing habits and new ways to watch television mean that the summer months no longer provide audiences with a television 'breather'. Instead, 2015 looks set to be the best year ever for summer TV.

Siri Is Calling The Police Instead Of Charging Your Phone And No One Knows Why

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

When you ask Siri to charge your phone to 100%, the weirdest thing happens: That's right, your iPhone automatically calls 999 and gives you a f...

Kids Can Now Build Their Own Working Arm Out Of Lego

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Children who are in need of a prosthetic now have access to something that has surpassed all of technology's previous offerings -- a Lego compatible D...

Astronomers Think Our Solar System May Have A Twin

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

Astronomers have hinted at the existence of another solar system very similar to ours. Brazilian researchers have discovered a new planet, similar ...

Weird #Eggmaster Thing Almost Sends Internet Into A Vomiting Frenzy

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

For what you are about to read, we can only apologise but there are something things that should never be done to an egg. Putting it in a Rollie Eggma...

Ironically, Google Is Hiring Someone To Improve Its Google Ranking

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

Google needs help ranking itself on Google. Wait, what? On Tuesday the company posted a job description for a full-time 'Program Manager, Search En...

NASA's New Horizons Team Just Had A Heart To Heart With Reddit And It's Beautiful

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Tech

Reddit had a wonderful treat yesterday in the form of an AMA with NASA's New Horizons team. The session covered a lot of hard-hitting science, kids...

People In China Just Drove A Car Using Only Their Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Tech

Driverless cars have just been taken to a whole new level. Chinese researchers appear to have successfully driven a car using nothing but their min...

Someone Just Found The World's Oldest Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

Nature never ceases to have a supply of wonders to surprise us with. Its most recent offering hails from the Antartica, which as it turns out, has ...

#AmazonPrimeDay Has Divided Us More Than A Good Black Friday Deal Ever Will

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon's Prime Day is here and Twitter has passed judgment. Dubbed as a Black Friday rival, many had their wallets primed to haemorrhage money. ...

Too Much Tech Under 12? The Screen Time Balancing Act

Lisa Bradburn | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Bradburn

Increasingly, we're hearing how technology is taking a toll on children, developing kids with no imagination or sense of reality outside of videogames and fantasy worlds. Although we'd be blind to think technology is not a fundamental part of life today. So where's the balance?

Is the Apple Watch a Good Travel Accessory?

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Tech
Elle-Rose Williams

One thing it would be great for during travelling if starting conversations. As with anything new of exciting, the watch is a fantastic conversation opener. Which when you're travelling is fantastic to have.

Why Work, Rest and Play Could Become the Mantra to a Quality Education

Julie Booth | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
Julie Booth

With the end of the school term upon many of us and the summer holidays getting underway, pupils and educators alike will be looking forward to some respite from what can be one of the most intense periods in the academic year.

Why I Left Facebook

Chris Rooney | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Rooney

I felt as though I was trapped in a vortex of meaningless data. More importantly, however, I was starting to hate some of my friends. Actually hate them. My chums, once a source of joy, were now a source of pain.

The Sad Demise of the Pub Bullsh**ter

Jak Hutchcraft | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Jak Hutchcraft

"Hot Chocolate is 2Pac's dad" was something that a friend told me over a pint when we were teens. As you can imagine it divided the group, some were taken aback by the revelation and others laughed and called bullsh**. I didn't fully believe it at the time but as years went by I realised that part of me never truly disbelieved.

Five Unexpected Ways People Use Drones

Mark Hawtin | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

The sinister-sounding drone is one of the more unloved technological developments, mostly due to scaremongering suggesting we're all being spied on from the skies. But some enterprising consumers are finding new and innovative ways to make use of drones, including these five unusual tasks for the flying cameras.

A Whale Blew Out A Rainbow And A Drone Caught It (We're NOT Kidding)

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech

So this whale sprayed a rainbow from its blow hole and a near-flying drone caught it on camera. Ok we didn't believe it either until we saw the...

The Case for Ridding Schools of Technology

Rachel Jones | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Rachel Jones

Tech can provide a huge range of opportunities for learning, I don't think you can argue against that. But I sometimes think there needs to be a little thought into what's used, how it's used, and what the outcomes are.