Elizabeth Barber delves into online privacy- sharing some helpful tips to remain incognito on the internet.
Is artificial intelligence the solution to loneliness?
As the UK faces rising rates of loneliness and concerns about its effects, could artificial intelligence offer a solution? Elizabeth Barber investigates.
£12,000 raised for University of Exeter’s entrepreneurs
Student entrepreneurs at the University of Exeter have cause to celebrate, as a university scheme to crowdfund financial support for student start-ups has reached its first target of £12,000 within a week of being launched. The Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance (GEM) Fund is being raised by Think: Try: Do, the University’s programme to aid students in […]
Tipping the Bitcoin Way
Imagine for a second, a world where you never hear the metal ding of a dropped coin, never need to pull out your wallet for cash, or in fact never see a bank again on the high street. What if I told you that your student loan could come from simply running a program on […]
Uber: License to Nil
Uber, the ride hailing app and pioneer of the so-called sharing economy, recently lost its license to operate in London in a decision taken by TFL (Transport For London) as a result of Uber’s lack of corporate responsibility. Since its inception, Uber has been a particularly scandal mired company with concerns raised globally over sexual […]
A New Dimension
3D printing has always seemed to me one of those futuristic technologies too far removed from the realms of everyday life to actually be viable. I’d be outright lying if I claimed to have a solid understanding of how the process works, but from what I can tell it involves formulating a computer aided design, […]
Plenty of catfish in the sea
“I mean, you can’t make a Tinder profile without connecting it to Facebook,” my housemate reasoned. “So you kinda know people are legit, don’t you?” I agreed, whole-heartedly. Anything to justify that upcoming Tinder date I definitely wouldn’t be telling mum about. After all, this guy was 100% a real person. I’d already scrolled back […]
The iPhone turns ten years this year. Scary, right? For ten years we have been at the mercy of this tiny, handheld device, subject to its battery life and its limited Wi-Fi capabilities. Indeed, this device, and its competitors, have become such a fundamental part of our daily lives that an attempt to live without […]
Know what I mean?
ALTHOUGH a basic skill in the sense that it is necessary to our very survival, communication is the most nuanced and elegant tool available to humanity. It shapes and enhances every aspect of our highly-collaborative modern lives with verbal and hand-written forms looked over in favour of more technologically advanced options. It’s been a very […]
SIMple but effective
The fourth instalment of The Sims series originally launched back on 2nd September 2014, in the form of The Sims 4. With the improved ‘build-a-sim’ system, newly announced emotions and a more cartoon-y visual style, hopes for the new iteration of the game were high amongst fans. However, upon launch, though the game delivered on […]