Category: technology

Beyond Asimov: how to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us. In 1942, science fiction […]

06/07/2016. Category: technology. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

The most famous watches and clocks in history

We all need to tell the time – but some watches and clocks have gone down in history as devices or monuments […]

04/01/2015. Category: technology. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

How the digital age has changed our approach to death and grief

In the days and weeks leading up to the death of Leonard Nimoy, the actor and director most known for playing the […]

03/06/2015. Category: technology. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

Privacy Tools: Mask Your Location

A person’s location can be hugely revealing. Here are some tips on how to mask the information your computer and phone transmit […]

03/28/2014. Category: technology. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

ALT key shortcuts

“Taking shortcuts doesn’t mean shortcutting the end result,” TV chef Sandra Lee tells us. And she certainly knows a thing or two about […]

09/05/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 highlights

It was the battle of the boxes at the 2013 E3 expo (Electronic Entertainment Expo). Microsoft kicked off with the introduction to […]

06/12/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

World’s first Android phone

Phones have come a long way since Innocenzo Manzetti played around with the idea of a “speaking telegraph” in 1844. Development of the landline […]

04/26/2013. Category: technology. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

The Brave New World Of 3D Printing

It merited just one line in U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in February 2013, but it could change […]

04/13/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Maximum RAM on Windows 7 and Windows 8

The easiest and most affordable way to make your computer run faster is to add more DRAM (Dynamic Random-Access Memory). But there […]

03/05/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Sinclair ZX Spectrum vs Commodore 64

A gaming computer with 48K memory? That’s not a typo – it’s not meant to be 48GB, it is 48 kilobytes. The […]

03/01/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

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