SpaceX yesterday outlined plans to start launching a constellation of satellites in 2019 that could provide affordable internet access options to all areas of the globe by 2024.
Network pioneer Michelle Girvan asks how her field of research reflects and is reflected in our social lives. Girvan discusses how social media websites like Facebook, which have dramatically transformed the nature of human interactions, are invaluable to scientists because they generate and store massive amounts of Big Data which can be used to gain new insights […]
Technology and the internet is the subject and medium of this London art exhibition, in over 100 works from the 1960’s through to present day.
Sarah Gaunt finds out why the elderly are taking to tablets (the computing variety)
The concept of information is fundamental to all areas of science, and ubiquitous in daily life in the Internet Age. However, it is still not well understood despite being recognised for more than 40 years. In this talk, Daniel Dennett will explore steps towards a unified theory of information, through common threads in evolution, learning, and engineering.
Who’s watching you when you surf the internet? Anne Petzold explores in Dataclysm, Christian Rudder’s new book
Most of the Internet is invisible to a Google search. Rosamund Pearce casts light on the Deep Web