The tech which helps disabled people to dance, run and compete
For some people living with a physical disability, activities such as dancing and running may pose a significant challenge – or even be completely impossible. However, thanks to some of the latest sports-tech, such activities are now much more accessible.
Women continue to experience workplace inequality following maternity leave
It is no secret that women earn tend to earn less than men; however, women who return to work after having a baby earn even less than their male colleagues for many years afterwards, according to a recent report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Ever wished you could type in your own handwriting? Now you can.
If you’ve ever felt like computer text lacks the personal touch that handwritten text does, then you’ll be pleased to learn that researchers at University College London have taught a computer to imitate anyone’s handwriting.
How to kick your smartphone addiction
Do you find yourself feeling lost without your smartphone? Maybe your reliance on your smartphone is even erring on the side of addiction? A recent Ofcom report found that 59% of UK citizens consider themselves to be hooked on their smartphones – but it’s not too late to set yourself free.
UK banks ordered to launch technological revolution
Following a two year inquiry, this week Britain’s High Street banks have been ordered by the Competition and Markets Authority to launch a technological revolution.
Innovators have now invented interactive photographs
This week, innovators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that they have developed photographs in which still objects can be manipulated, effectively making them interactive.
Meet the man turning dead animals into drones
If you’re a drone enthusiast, you may look forward to buying or building your next drone or drones. Dutch inventor Bart Jansen has a slightly different approach when it comes to building his own drones.
Five toys that will help teach your child how to code
Recent years have seen an increase in the accessibility of materials aimed at teaching children to code, such as online courses and programmes in schools. Children of all ages are now understanding the building blocks of computing – and now toy-makers are joining the hype.
Looking for some Monday Motivation? Here are the factors that will motivate your employees more than money.
Are you an employer who finds their employees are lacking motivation? Research has shown that there are several factors that are more important in motivating your employees than their pay cheque.
People with short names tend to earn higher salaries, according to research
A recent study has found that people with short names tend to have higher earning potential than those with longer names.