#Computer Science

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

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 a world where today's electronics are a thing of the past. Collapse OS is a new open-source project...

Linking brains to computers: how new implants are helping us achieve this goal

Quick Read

Cyborgs are no longer science fiction. The field of brain-machine interfaces (BMI) – which use electrodes, often implanted into the brain, to translate neuronal information into commands capable of controlling external systems such as a computer or robotic arm – have actually been around for some time. Entrepreneur...

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

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 manipulating the spin of a flow of electrons, which first reached consumers in the late 1990s in the...