Computing

02 June 2015

Robots are being given 'simulated childhoods' so they become 'unbreakable' when out on a mission.

11 May 2015

Radar stations can track distant objects, but how does radar work, and what are its shortcomings?

27 April 2015

The panelists talk about their favourite games, whether games can change your brain, and the dawn of eSports.

27 April 2015

Can technology from video games be used outside the entertainment industry?

27 April 2015

How do you go about making a video game? And how has the industry evolved since the 1980s?

27 April 2015

Can video games boost your brain power, and do they have a place in the classroom?

27 April 2015

What is it about video games that so many people love? And are they inherently addictive?

27 April 2015

When did video games first become popular? Take a trip down memory lane to the arcades of the 80s...

26 March 2015

Scientists are using motion capture technology usually more at home on a Hollywood movie set to distinguish between...

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...

09 February 2015

Do online dating sites really work? Could we use clever computing to create the ultimate super-profile to help meet...

06 January 2015

Dark data lurking on peoples' hard disk drives can be used to monitor endangered wildlife...

06 January 2015

Apart from a dissolving teaspoon, the element gallium might hold the key to making more powerful processors for...

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

What is the internet? What happens between when you type in a web-address and when the webpage loads? The Naked...

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...

23 September 2014

How does a 3D printer actually work? We go through the basics and find out what 3D printing might mean for our...

16 September 2014

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

16 September 2014

How opening email attachments could lead to leaking your personal data, plus what are the true costs of browsing the...