Communications


26 June 2015

Humans have been measuring time for centuries - but how have we got from sundials to atomic clocks?

09 June 2015

What does science sound like? Sonification can turn data measurements, from experiments like CERN's, into music...

17 February 2015

What can we do to defend ourselves against cyber-criminals exploiting smartphones to steal our personal data?

17 February 2015

Most folks know to wipe their phone before selling it, but few realise their contacts, emails and naked selfies may...

17 February 2015

Why does a gaming app needs to know your location? It might be tracking you - even when you're not using it - and...

17 February 2015

Most of us know we need antivirus software on our PCs, but what about our phones? Why do we need to protect them and...

16 February 2015

How leaving your WiFi 'on' is haemorrhaging personal information to the world, like where you eat, sleep and...

01 December 2014

With the positive and negative power of the internet, should it ever be regulated?

01 December 2014

The secret realm of the Internet used for both shady dealings and freedom of expression.

01 December 2014

Want to learn a language for free? Find out how the Internet is allowing projects like DuoLingo to thrive...

01 December 2014

When we speak to our dogs, is anything going on behind those puppy-dog eyes?

18 November 2014

By monitoring Wikipedia, scientists can predict outbreaks of diseases up to a month before they emerge in waiting rooms...

20 October 2014

Can we use data sets to predict where and when crimes are going to happen in cities? And if so, how can lampposts be...

25 September 2014

What are the odds that there is intelligent life out there, and could we communicate with it?

16 September 2014

Companies are able to knock out business competition by taking out their on-line presence.

16 September 2014

What information can hackers get from your mobile phone? Is connecting to public wifi safe?

16 September 2014

Security should start at home. Unfortunately, it turns out that many of us are blissfully unaware that we’re leaving...

14 July 2014

A new development allowing us to print electronic circuits onto paper labels might allow bank notes to authenticate...

10 June 2014

Had bad day? Think twice about posting a miserable status update on social media, because you might be bringing all...

13 May 2014

Ramsey Faragher has been to Google’s headquarters to play with “Tango”, a next generation smartphone that comes with a...

13 May 2014

Radio waves might be interfering with the migration patterns of nearby birds, according to research from Germany...

26 February 2014

Blaise Thomson explains how he designs spoken language interfaces to allow computers to speak to us...

14 February 2014

Should scientists resort to propaganda? How do governments decide what research is funded? Join the live panel...