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The tragic story of pioneering computer scientist Alan Turing makes for an interesting and enjoyable movie, but many personal and technological details are glossed over in this treatment.
The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park has unveiled its ongoing construction of a replica of Cambridge University's EDSAC computer (1949-58), which helped pioneer novel concepts such as "programming" and "users".
This entertaining and original publication explains the implications of sharing personal information in the era of big data analytics, through the medium of the graphic novella.
This year's Tony Sale Award, presented by the Computer Conservation Society (CCS), has been shared by the restoration of two IBM 1401 transistor-based computers and the Free University of Berlin's virtual reconstruction of Konrad Zuse's mechanical Z1.
Is cash outdated? In this thought-provoking book, digital money and digital identity expert Dave Birch explains why he thinks so, and outlines the emerging identity-based payments ecosystem that may replace it.
This absorbing documentary follows film-maker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald as they make contact with the whistleblower and unleash a media storm.
For aging eyes, busy bookworms, or anyone tired of squinting when they read, Amazon has the prescription.
Made-up words were in abundance during this fall's software conference season. Your dauntless reporter traveled the world to bring back the latest in tech marketing speak. If you want to sound like you're current with today's dubious jargon, here's a quick primer to get you all caught up.
OPINION: Indians think that a recent cartoon published by The New York Times is simply more evidence of the way the world looks at them despite their progress.
MIT professor Alex Pentland outlines his theories on how good ideas arise and spread, and how sensors and big data analysis can deliver better social outcomes.
How does internet technology change the reality of what humans do? In this book, Jamie Bartlett explores some of the internet's wilder shores in search of an answer.
It's not always easy, but there are many ways to watch NFL games without paying an arm and a leg to your cable or satellite TV provider. Here are your options.
This book explains what it covers very well, but in a field that's moving as fast as big data and machine learning, its sound but rather traditional approach may soon look a little dated.
If you can engage your social media audience and create interest, they will be there to help you out as well. The power of an interested, supportive, on-demand focus group is not to be underestimated. Plus, there are puppy pictures.
In this article, we'll take you step-by-step through the process of creating a new Thanksgiving theme for your phone. What follows is a quick and easy way to give your phone a modern, yet traditional look.
You may think you know how scary government can get, but you ain't seen nothin' yet!
There have been many technological inventions that have either failed or have been superseded by better innovations. Here we take a look at communications technologies that made it – and those that crashed and burned.
Lots of the high tech gadgets and ideas we use today were developed for use in the Great War one hundred years ago. We round up the greatest technology inventions of WW1 which are still in use.
Want something a little more sophisticated to help you at your BBQ cookouts? Get out these uber techy accessories on July 4th and really impress the neighbours.
This year IBM celebrates 25 years of partnership with the world's most famous tennis championships. We go behind the scenes to examine the tech that serves up the online coverage.
From the deepest reaches of our innermost existence to the farthest reaches of space, we bring you twisted projects, incredibly productions, and glass that goes "choo choo".
Want to improve your Skype experience and extend its functionality? Here are a few hints and tips that I find useful when I Skype.
This high tech, hurricane-resistant and ultra-secure facility in Fort Lauderdale is where Florida's elite store their exotic cars, precious valuables, works of art and wine collections.
After bouncing my Lumia 800 phone once too often and badly cracking the screen, I decided it was time for a new phone. I decided to try the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet.
If you want to make the perfect cup of coffee, you might want to try a new method. Here are six geeky ways to brew your best-ever beverage.
The Concours D'Elegance car show, held on the grounds of the Boca Raton Resort and Club, is an exotic car lover's paradise.
Here's a tongue-in-cheek look at the similarities and quirks shared by some of this year's crop of Academy Award-nominated films and a handful of top-tier tech stocks and their leaders.
Having a clear out of your old tech? Turn your hardware and gadgets into something geeky and awesome.
We always appreciate a nice display, and have come to think of ourselves as connoisseurs and critics of the very best (and worst) in holiday light entertainment.
Charles and Rupert look at the three data explosions that shaped history, and set the scene for today’s IT revolution
If you're thinking of buying a new e-reader this Christmas, consider Amazon's high-resolution Kindle Voyage. Just be aware of the premium price tag.