January 31, 2017
Smartphones have no sustainable upgrade path and their construction creates lots of problems, from slave labour to environmental pollution. Step up Fairphone to save the day. Since the advent of the smartphone, handheld computing has become second nature. We carry these devices with us everywhere and rarely give a second thought to how they are […]
October 9, 2016
Timely update on how a decentralised web works for more people than a Facebook-atised walled garden model. Open lines of communication and collaboration are the way forward. Lets build it.
May 29, 2016
Project 360 Everest marks a milestone in virtual mountaineering, Google bets big on machine learning and RC Insane launches the world’s smallest drone. Mountain specialists Mammut achieved a huge coup in virtual reality filming by taking a 360-degree camera to the peak of Mount Everest. Two Nepalese mountain guides – Lakpa Sherpa and Pemba Rinji […]
November 10, 2015
Richard Tongeman, lead animator and director at Hammerhead, speaks about how this young company is plotting its virtual rise. Virtual reality appears to be on the cusp of global breakthrough and the north east will get an insight into its potential this week when the VRTGO Conference takes over the Baltic Centre on 12 November. […]
October 2, 2015
Programmable materials are a clever matter. Any material that can change state, shape or optical properties also has the power to change the world around it. In 2013 the programmable materials pioneer Skylar Tibbits presented a TED talk on the birth of 4D printing. While 3D printing may be making waves in industries from house […]
May 19, 2014
Google has been working on a modular phone concept called Project Ara since October 2013. Ara is modular phone hardware and the idea is to begin with a structural frame that the user plugs different smart modules into, such as display, keyboard or extra batteries. Users will then be able to replace broken modules or upgrade […]
January 22, 2014
Google’s development and horizontal expansion into markets not associated with internet search continues unabated. Fanfares come so thick and fast that you could be jaded by the constant din. Except a lot of what the big G does is future now, from Glass to the driverless car. Prepare yourself for jetpacks and teleportation at this […]
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