Engineering Electronics & communications

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

1 month 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?

2 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?

3 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

4 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...

Engineering Podcasts – Soft Skills Engineering

4 months ago — Quick Read

It takes more than doing your job well to be a great engineer. This is a solid favourite at looking at all those skills you need to be a great...

2D spintronics has already transformed computing – now we’re making it work in three dimensions

6 months ago — Deep Dive

Spintronics might not be the sort of word that comes up in everyday discussions, but it has been revolutionising computer technology for years. It’s the branch of physics that involves...