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Tales From 2015: City in the Sky, China

December 24, 2015


One of my favourite stories of 2015 was the report from two Chinese cities of a mirage, a mysterious ‘city in the sky’ that appeared out of nowhere. Residents of Foshan, near Hong Kong, and Jiangxi – 500 miles to the north – spoke of a surreal sky city that suddenly appeared above the clouds. […]

Solve This X: How Google Plans its Moonshots for Way Out Science

February 15, 2015


Solve for X is Google’s advanced research arm, planning ‘moonshot’ advances for science in everything from computing to the environment Delving into Google’s less well known projects the other week turned up the rather odd sounding ‘Solve for X‘. It turns out that ‘X’ projects are part of the ‘out there’ research arm of Google […]

Make Hack Two: LED love, Power Ups and WTF Builds

November 13, 2014


Make it better harder faster stronger. Update two on makes and hacks including LED wearables with the wow factor, WTF Builds and energetic Power Ups. There are some incredible maker projects out there on my favourite tech, science and creative websites, but rather than simply repost I thought I’d give a rundown of some of […]

Physicists Rebuilding the Tesla Tower for Planetary Energy Transmission

August 4, 2014


Maker Faire 2014: Supermaterials, sensors and restarting technology

May 6, 2014


Maker Faire 2014 was a treasure trove of information on hacked lifestyles. Sustainable living expert Vinay Gupta showed how the latest in materials technology could house and provide fuel for the world in ways that protect our environment. Vinay Gupta’s entrance to the stage at Maker Faire UK’s science theatre had an apocalyptic feel to it. […]

Newcastle is a science city: Living Lab and the gene team

January 31, 2014


Newcastle’s Science Central is expected to be the focal point for a new urban concept of integrating science and business into the city centre. Planned as a complex that will include apartments and leisure facilities, it will be populated by academics from the nearby universities and regional entrepreneurs. Some of the technology on show at […]

3D Printshow 2013 in video

December 31, 2013


3D Printshow has posted a number of videos to its website for anyone who was unable to get to the 2013 event. 3D print has really taken off this year evidenced by the 3D Printshow’s growing stature – almost 14,000 people visited London’s Business Design Centre in November. This time the organisers also decided to […]


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