Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Could Fly You Anywhere On Earth In Under An Hour

September 30, 2017

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video;a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Elon Musk might be determined to travel to Mars, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t thinking about closer to home. The SpaceX founder has revealed that the Interplanetary Transport System spacecraft could actually be used to travel around Earth and could in theory, take you ...

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Does AI Make You WannaCry?

September 30, 2017

Cyber-security threats. Ransomware attacks. Software malfunctions. These terms used to be reserved for the most advanced sci-fi films and IT professionals. In a case of life imitating art, these terms have now entered the everyday lexicon and have a real-world impact, outside of the IT department. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack crippled the UK's ...

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Apple And Fitbit Show That Smartwatches Are Still Very Much Alive And Kicking

September 30, 2017

Credit: Wareable For the past few weeks I've been wearing the new Apple Watch Series 3 on my left wrist and the Fitbit Ionic, the company's first ever smartwatch, on my right. The experience of using both at the same time has been interesting to say the least. On the one hand (well, wrist), there's Apple's third ...

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Why We're Bringing A Hackathon To Barking And Dagenham

September 30, 2017

Here's a fun game: what is it that links Facebook's 'Like' button, the most downloaded taxi app in the world and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham?   The answer, you may be surprised to learn, is hackathons.   For the uninitiated, a hackathon is when a group of people come together to identify problems and find solutions ...

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Green Infrastructure For Cities

September 30, 2017

Over the past year, cities across the world have been buffeted by natural events. Floods ravaged the residents of Mumbai; and tropical storm Harvey left Houston underwater. Cape Town had its worst drought in over a century; and Shanghai, the world's most populous city, experienced its hottest day in recorded history. While we can't say ...

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SpaceX Mars: 5 Things We've Learnt From Elon Musk's Presentation

September 30, 2017

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video;a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Elon Musk is going to Mars. It’s not so much an opinion as what now appears to be a statement of fact. The entrepreneur was speaking at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and has now shared an update on his vision for Mars and how ...

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SpaceX Mars: 5 Things We've Learnt From Elon Musk's Presentation

September 30, 2017

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video;a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Elon Musk is going to Mars. It’s not so much an opinion as what now appears to be a statement of fact. The entrepreneur was speaking at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and has now shared an update on his vision for Mars and how ...

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Student Advertises Her Ex's Birthday Present On Tinder And The Response She Gets Is Brilliant

September 30, 2017

Emma Vowell and her boyfriend broke up just days before his birthday, so the 19-year-old, from Indianapolis, decided to advertise his present on Tinder.  The teenager had purchased a surprise skydiving session for two for herself and her ex, so changed her Tinder bio to appeal for a “hot guy” to take his place. “Interesting story, my ex ...

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