Archive for the “Ideas” Category

13 Signs You Might Be A Geek

by Kelly Kirkham

Take the Geek-test to see if you cut the dijon…

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Weapons of Mass Production

by Sarah Holt

3D printing may seem like a gimmick at the moment, but it could revolutionise the world as we know it. Neil Cumins examines how…

The Golden Rule of Tech Success

by Jessica Furseth

Jessica Furseth investigates why simple technology is the key to popularity…

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A Nack To Flying

by Sarah Holt

Fancy learning a new skill? How about the art of flying? Gen-up using VPS’ instructional infographic, inspired by the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Then update your C.V and see where it takes you…

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The Techie Bucket List

by Sarah Holt

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years – Abraham Lincoln.

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The Making of RoboPaul – The Psychic Octopus

by Kelly Kirkham

Since the start of the World Cup, VPS’s robo octopus Paul has been predicting the outcome of the event’s football matches. But how exactly was Paul made?

What’s In A Meme?

by Kelly Kirkham

If socioculture evolution is the development of one or more cultures from simpler to more complex forms, then Internet memes could be considered the simpler form that propel us into advancement, but then again, maybe not.  

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What’s Next for Big Data?

by Jessica Furseth

The concept of Big Data is facing a backlash after the initial hype, but it would be a mistake to dismiss it as a fad. Big Data, the development of which is linked to advances in cloud computing, has the potential to deliver benefits to virtually every industry by unlocking patterns buried in the noise.

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What is The Internet Of Things?

by Jessica Furseth

In the not-too-distant future, everything around us will be infused with data. With the help of sensors, databases, cameras and clever software, items will be able to speak to us. Welcome to the Internet of Things.

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