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A Holiday In Dystopia · 2W ago

Blog: My Fridge Really Doesn't Need Internet, You Know

Snake oil is as much a lubricant for tech sales as any other branch of business THE next big thing in tech is the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), which largely seems to consist of connec...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3W ago

News: Research Reveals Supermarkets Can Remote Control Our Walking Speed

Consumerbots rising: try not to be a drone New research claims supermarkets can control our walking speed when shopping, writes Mark Cantrell, so where does that leave our pretensions of bei...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

Tech: Stuff Of Life Could Revolutionise Computing

Biology’s source code heralds super-computing revolution  It's the digital revolution, but not as we know it – so forget silicon chips, writes Mark Cantrell. Scientists at Manchester Univers...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

Science: 100 Days To The Zombie Apocalypse

Scientists don't rate our chances once the undead bite Scientists at Leicester University don't rate humanity's chances in the event of a zombie apocalypse, writes Mark Cantrell; so, it's pr...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Blog: Matrix Rebooted? Try Something Dark and Gritty

Citizen Zero: The Matrix & Me  Rumour has it there’s a reboot of The Matrix on the way. Well, Inspired Quill’s already got it covered, writes Mark Cantrell, with the forthcoming release of a...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Society: Inequality Drives People To Suicide

Charity report argues inequality is a matter of life and death Debt, bad housing, low pay and insecure employment, it’s a toxic syndrome pushing people to the brink of suicide, argues a new ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Society: Study Warns Of More JAM For Breadline Britain

Millions of strivers are working hard below the breadline, claims study Millions of people in the UK are not earning enough to provide their families with an adequate standard of living, acc...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3M ago

Film: Trafalgar Square Premiere For The Salesman By Asghar Farhadi

Iranian director’s UK movie premiere is a snub to Brexit and Trump alike  Movie premieres are not usually political affairs, but the screening of an Oscar-nominated feature film by Iranian d...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3M ago

News: Author Colm Tóibín Appointed Chancellor Of Liverpool University

But does the job come with an orangutan librarian? In this world of celebrity, there's clearly still some cachet left in being an author, writes Mark Cantrell; his alma mater, the University...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3M ago

Science: Hi-Tech Research Reveals Copper Age Metalworking Secrets

New technique uncovers 6,000-year-old mysteries of humanity’s transition to metal  Talk about casting light on history, writes Mark Cantrell: when scientists wanted to learn more about how a...