Moving Zwiftly on…

Exercise in lockdown has become one of the major talking points of the whole pandemic: what’s allowed, how long, how far, with whom… there has been much uncertainty, but the one certainty is that without some form of exercise many of us are going to have trouble squeezing back out of the door when life […]

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Computers thinking like us?

From the earliest days of computing, it has been both a dream and a science-fiction nightmare to create computers that are capable of thinking like human beings. Generally, people would put such possibilities – now fast becoming realities – into the category of Artificial Intelligence, but in fact there is a new kid on the […]

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Back on the (Block)chain Gang

You will doubtless have heard of the Blockchain, one of the hottest new developments in computing, and the technology behind the extraordinary success of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. You may not, however, have a clear idea of how it works as it appears to comprise a bafflingly complex collection of technologies, algorithms, etc. […]

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Big Data, Big Challenges, Big Opportunities

Big data has been a big buzzword in technological circles for the last decade or so, but many people have a limited awareness of what it actually means and how it can be used. Clearly, intuitively, big data means a lot of data. And it does. Around the turn-of-the-century the VVV definition of big data […]

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Electric car sales in the UK market poised for exponential growth

Outside of the home, perhaps the greatest sign of innovation is the firm commitment by the government to move towards electric cars. Year on year, sales of electric cars tripled in January 2020 to more than 4,000 units, and this trend is consistent with other markets across the world. However, although sales are rising,  it […]

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Technology- the real value for money

Everyone knows that technology can save time but what is often forgotten is that good use of technology can also save money and even put a positive step forward to help with the growing concerns about climate change and the impact on our planet. (We will have more on that in a future post). The […]

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