Upgrading your home PC is one thing, but upgrading systems that run banking, air traffic control or even nuclear weapons is not something done lightly. Or often.
By working together, social insects are able to fix a small failure before it becomes a larger one.
Instead of trying to bring back the old economy jobs that have been lost, the U.S. should focus on training Americans in the new skills that will be needed in tomorrow's economy.
While cats – with their steely demeanor – have a reputation of being hard to read, humans seem intent on figuring out what their cats are thinking and feeling.
New and imagined digital technologies have important ethical implications. We should devise relevant social norms through a high-profile, public, collaborative process.
Spending time with scientists and engineers and going to laboratories increases students' interest in STEM subjects.
The Government changed the curriculum in 2014 so that all school children would be taught coding, but two years on this is far from reality.
In the past, technology both destroyed and created jobs. Is that trend ending?
While translation technology has improved dramatically, there are some significant hurdles.
The magnetic group of rare earths, used in the production of powerful magnets, will be a driver for the market into the future.
Addicted to the internet? Perhaps not ...
The outlook for the insurance sector will depend less on natural disasters and more on how the big insurers respond to smaller competitors and the use of technology in assessing policies.
Drugs, new materials and even more creative uses: biodiversity is full of potential.
Thanks to technology the DJ has become a musical God of sorts. Under post-capitalism, where we’re looking for a new way of understanding cultural objects, the DJ now plays a pivotal role.
The rolling hills of south Wales are proving to be the perfect place for green car manufacturers.
The tech industry is booming - so how can we make sure that the cities where they're based share the benefits?
There's a lot of hype around 3D printing – should we believe it?
How we see the purpose of communication limits our approach to designing technology that makes it possible.
Educational technology is not science fiction. Lecturers need to ensure that they adapt to a future which has already arrived.
Much international aid fails to achieve its ends because the technology employed is not "appropriate" to its intended environment or culture. This needs to change.