Engineering Electronics & communications

Microsoft set to reboot its carbon footprint

1 week ago — Quick Read

Microsoft has outlined radical plans to entirely reverse its carbon footprint by 2050. The tech giant said those who could afford to move faster and go further on reducing carbon...

Quantum Supremacy – What is it? What does it really mean?

2 months ago — Quick Read

Google and IBM are at odds over 'quantum supremacy' – an expert explains what it really means Google claims to have demonstrated something called “quantum supremacy”, in a paper published...

Meet the Open Source Operating System designed for a post-apocalyptic world

3 months ago — Long Read

Worried about life post Brexit? Thoughts of slugging it out in a post-apocalyptic wasteland without Minecraft getting you down? 'Collapse OS' is designed to work with every-day scavengeable components in...

Could smart homes could help dementia patients live independently?

4 months ago — Quick Read

You might already have what’s often called a “smart home”, with your lights or music connected to voice-controlled technology such as Alexa or Siri. But when researchers talk about smart...

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – should you be worried?

5 months ago — Quick Read

Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to...

Rice device converts heat to light

6 months ago — Long Read

A new carbon nanotube film created by Engineers at Rice University converts waste heat into light and electricity. The new invention could make solar panels (and anything that wastes energy...