Category Archives for "Science & Technology"
The UK is “supercharging” science projects by fast-tracking overseas scientists to bring them to the UK. The initiative began by prioritising a group of scientists from Ingolstadt in Germany who have already arrived and set up a laboratory. As a basis for their experiments, the group is using a collection of recently-unearthed journals, long thought […]Tell me more...!
A furious social media campaign forced space agencies to reverse their decision to cancel the InterSpace pass. People with more money than they can sensibly spend without resorting to philanthropy can use the InterSpace pass to travel around the solar system at reduced rates. Pass holders can jump from ship to ship at no extra […]Tell me more...!
The UK government has agreed to pay itself a £12b fine after several departments were found to be in breach of various data protection acts. These include the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) even though it’s poorly-thought out and no one understands it. A total of 137 government departments gave away personal information […]Tell me more...!
Two AI (Artificial Intelligence) units are suing each other over alleged copyright infringement. However, the case is so complex that both are demanding it be heard by an AI judge. The case was referred from court to court up the judicial ladder with each one concluding that they did not understand the case and could […]Tell me more...!
Men from Newcastle Upon Tyne in the North East of England, typically called Geordies, are brushing off the current heat wave as “canny spring wetha.” Unlike most Brits, Geordies refuse to let the weather dictate what they can and can’t do. They are renowned for wearing shorts and sleeveless shirts in winter and consider a […]Tell me more...!
During one of the UK’s rare heat waves, the Met Office issued a blizzard warning for Yorkshire. The forecast warned residents to stay indoors and not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Snow was forecast throughout the area with blizzard conditions across the Dales and around Pontefract. After the warning was broadcast on all major radio […]Tell me more...!
In a leaked memo, it’s been revealed that Universities are adding a new secret test to all student applications. The Chancellor of a University he did not want to be named said: “While we happily accept all students regardless of race, sexual orientation or economic background, we cannot compromise on intellectual ability, common sense or […]Tell me more...!
Pioneering technology which links the brain to computers and AI (Artificial Intelligence) systems has been developed and tested on dogs. As the technology advances dogs could be set to take over the world by 2030 rather than 2050 as originally assumed. The first pioneer is Bella, a Border Collie and the sister of Zak who […]Tell me more...!