Engineering Electronics & communications

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

4 weeks ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

Was Fastly’s global internet meltdown could be a sign of things to come?

2 months ago — Deep Dive

For an hour on the morning of June 8, dozens of the world’s most-visited websites went offline. Among those affected were Amazon, Reddit, PayPal and Spotify, as well as the...

The Future of Architecture Is in Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

2 months ago — Quick Read

Only 10 years ago, taking a virtual tour of a building only happened in science-fiction movies. But with the rise of technology, that is now not only possible but becoming...

VR improves balance in older people

3 months ago — Long Read

New Virtual Reality tech could help improve balance in older people. Computer Scientists at CAMERA have been investigating if VR technology can help prevent falls and concluded a range of...

The world’s data explained: how much we’re producing and where it’s all stored

3 months ago — Long Read

Ancient humans stored information in cave paintings, the oldest we know of are over 40,000 years old. As humans evolved, the emergence of languages and the invention of writing led...

Hydrogen fuel cells allowing data centers rethink of how they use electrical systems

4 months ago — Quick Read

US tech giant Microsoft has begun experimenting with hydrogen fuel cells as a replacement for traditional diesel backup in its data centres. Microsoft hopes that the development of hydrogen fuel-cell...