Interviews about Technology

Interviews about robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, communications, sensors and gadgets...

22 March 2009

How the guys at Second Life build their virtual environment and why bots with artifical intelligence might be...

22 March 2009

Writer of the DOS game Theme Park, Demis applies his programming techniques to understanding the mechanics of the human...

22 March 2009

What's involved in computer research and can we make computers genuinely intelligent?

16 March 2009

This week in 1853 saw the death of Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist and father of the Doppler effect - one of the...

15 March 2009

A new surface material could heal it's own scratches simply by being left in the sun! Professor Marek Urban...

15 March 2009

Diana O'Carroll meets Dr Chris Cox to find out how a mobile phone compresses data, and why we could soon be...

09 March 2009

You may take your telephone for granted, but it all started this week in 1876...

02 March 2009

Meera catches up with Kelvin Kemm for the latest news from South Africa, including unmanned aeroplanes transporting...

01 March 2009

The world's first online music festival - Geek Pop, is dedicated to science inspired music - Vicky West explains...

22 February 2009

The universe surprised us recently when NASA's GALEX (Galaxy Evolution Explorer) discovered a new dwarf galaxy...

22 February 2009

After Dave had built a rudimentary telescope from a pair of magnifying lenses, we asked Dr Carolin Crawford for her...

22 February 2009

Often, technology designed for space travel gives us benefits down here on Earth. This is one example of the opposite...

15 February 2009

Symmetry is sexy, but just how sensitive to symmetry are we? Using 3D scanning, Dr William brown finds out how Meera...

08 February 2009

Meera joins Chris Vallance and Mark Ward to discuss the Consumer Electronics Show, and what to expect in home...

02 February 2009

Plants make it, bees collect it, and now Propolis could be protecting farmed fish from fungi. Meera spoke to Kelvin...

01 February 2009

Building flexible electronics could enable us to make artificial limbs with feelings, or even implant electronics under...

01 February 2009

A sheet of carbon one atom thick could read the entire human genome in just a few hours. Dr Henk Postma explains more...

01 February 2009

A new way of manufacturing LEDs could see household bills slashed, and even provide clean drinking water wherever it...

01 February 2009

Porous Nanospheres could deliver drugs to exactly where they're needed - but we must make sure that the body can...

25 January 2009

Having a material which can tell you when it's cracked is one thing, but integrating it into existing systems is...

25 January 2009

A car which silently repairs scratched paintwork, chipped windscreens or engine faults sounds fantastic, and may not be...

25 January 2009

Window cleaners may be forced to join the unemployment line, as new technology lets the windows clean themselves...

25 January 2009

Metal-Organic Frameworks, or MOFs, are a promising species of molecules which have enormous internal surface areas....

07 December 2008

Firing lasers into your eyes sounds like a bad idea, but Laser Eye Surgery is a safe and effective option that could...