The Sound of Technological Singularity

For my second instalment (view my first here) of Where I’m From, I decided to take a generational approach rather than a personal one. We are digital natives; we were effectively born inside computers and this has had a huge impact on the meaning of our lives. The world has become a computer in itself. This […]

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Nightmare on Smart Street

Gone are the days of black hackers being limited to stealing your identity and bank details online; with today’s technology they can break into your house at night, steal the food from your fridge and murder your children!   The internet of things (IOT) is a vision whereby static objects are connected to the internet. These […]

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Breaking Enigma

Shifts in perceptions of time and space occurred during World War II when Nazi Germany implemented the enigma machine to relay all sorts of communications within its military. An enigma is operated through circuits which scramble typed letters  randomly to a contact on the other side. Three to four wheels of letters are generally used. […]

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