Set in a dystopian 2019, the epic sci fi film Bladerunner correctly predicted overwhelmingly large digital billboards, flying cars, and computers that we would interact with through speech, though it didn’t necessarily see them fitting in our pockets.
Here’s a look at some of the top trending technologies for 2017 with a few unashamed sci-fi references to go with them. It is an interesting time, with many of the highlighted technologies having huge crossover potential, leading to headlines such as Unity poaches Uber’s machine learning head to tackle AI in AR/VR and Google’s AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It […]
Augmented reality has been silently waiting in the wings while Virtual Reality has been busy tap dancing on the global media stage. AR has appeared to be a technological advancement loaded with potential that hadn’t quite found its niche and was too busy being overshadowed by its big brother VR, until the release of Pokémon Go.
If you listen to the mainstream media in Germany and the UK, you would think that Brexit is a done deal and definitely going ahead. Only a few question the results and the need for getting such an important decision past parliament first, where a majority is expected to block a potential move towards Brexit.
Every May and October, a vast majority of the 100K visitors to London Comic Con dress up in their favourite comic, game or sci-fi film character. Some Cosplayers do this for living and have a selection of stunning costumes that they slip in and out of. It’s a great festival atmosphere where people who might otherwise be wearing a black […]
If you haven’t been to the Brighton Mini Maker Faire yet, then where have you been for the past four years? This year, for the fifth consecutive year, punters coming to the faire will have the chance to play around with all sorts of crafts, electronics, felt making, mosaics, lego robotics, polymer clay, jewellery, glass fusing, 3D printing… you name it […]
Are you a maker, inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, designer, hacker, or student who wants to share their latest creation or maker project? The call for entries for the Brighton Mini Maker Faire at the Brighton Dome on 5th September 2015 is now open.
There is a lot of hype around emerging tech such as wearable technology and augmented reality. Some industry fans go as far as saying that this is THE year of wearable technology. According to Gordon Padkin from Freescale, one of the panellists at the Wearable Technology Show (10th-11th March), “barriers to entry from a software and electronics perspective are very […]
3Dify is bringing 3D technology to the masses. Whether you’re an artist, baker, maker, hardcore technologist, digital dabbler, or someone whose only tablet is kept in the medicine box, the people behind this tech start-up would love to hear what you think. All those who complete the quick survey (5 minutes – we promise) before 15th May will be entered into a prize […]
Ultimaker’s open source and MakerBot’s closed source 3D printers are making their way into schools. Ultimaker’s CREATE initiative in UK schools Ultimaker GB is launching 3D printing school initiative CREATE at the Education Innovation Conference in February 2014 with the aim to get a 3D printer in every UK school.