August 28, 2020
Robots

When we think of robots we don’t tend to think of them as an integral part of day to day life. However, in today’s world this would be a mistake. From nano-robots to the Mars rover, robots really do come in all shapes and sizes. This short read looks at some of the exciting new tech which has the potential to transform the world.

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Open Source?

Open source has become a buzzword especially in the tech and engineering sphere. From GitHub to bioinformatics open source is taking the world in a completely novel direction. In this article we will look at what opensource is – by examining some well-known examples – and where might it be taking us…

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China’s Blockchain Landscape

Interest in blockchain in China has exploded over the past four years, fuelled by government support policies encouraging investment into strategically important technologies. This has led to impressive figures on patent registrations and startups launched, but the challenge of increasing the quality of blockchain research and implementations remains. This report maps the status of the blockchain industry in China.

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Augmented Reality – From Dinosaurs to Galaxies

Augmented reality (AR) is becoming a buzz word in the tech sphere, from fighter pilot heads up displays to helping surgeons and medical professionals. This short read looks into the different AR technology emerging worldwide.

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Facebook Community Guidelines … #100 – Unsupported get request

In the past week Facebook has hit the news for 2 similar reasons, in the UK for its algorithm promoting antisemitic content, and in India for overlooking hate speech by BJP (the ruling party) leaders. Both of these accusations could lead to quite a controversy given how Facebook does censor some items extremely quickly, while lets others fester. This short read looks at unravelling Facebook’s policies, actions and motives to see whether there is something deeper underneath the surface…

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