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Green Technology

For several years, talk of environmental issues and green technologies has been fairly common. Ever since Al Gore’s efforts at the start of the century, global warming has been something we’re all aware of, and more recently, both Barrack Obama and Leonardo Di Caprio have...

Eco-friendly Housing

When we read about eco-friendly houses, or scroll though images of them online, they can strike us as several things: quirky, glamourous, and even futuristic. But rarely do they seem accessible and normal. Articles or blogs showcasing the leading concepts and technologies, with lavish designs,...

Future of learning

It’s no secret that in recent years and decade’s education has been changing. Some changes are disputed, such as admission fees. Some are rare, such as The University of Essex’s decision to terminate the use of exams in their philosophy course. Others are frankly odd....

Social Media Graveyard

Way back in 2000, if you’d told the creators of Friends Reunited that by 2016 around 1 in 4 people worldwide would be using social media, they’d probably have been pretty excited. They’d most likely have been rubbing their hands together, confident that their website,...

Living life through our screens

It’s the ultimate first world problem, the greatest twenty-first century tragedy: being without your smart phone. It’s not so much an inconvenience as a total loss of contact with the world. To be further than touching distance from your emails, more than one google search...

Electronic face scanners

It’s more a scene from James Bond than a 9am College ritual; more evil villain opening the laser proof doors to his steel vault than staff checking into the office, but facial recognition scanners are fast becoming a means for employees everywhere to check into...