What Can You Expect of the 2020 Drone Racing World Cup?

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Drone operators first started racing one another informally in Australia from about 2014, and drone racing has become increasingly popular around the Western world ever since. Now the sport is run more professionally, with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) being the best-known of the governing bodies that run international drone racing events. The FAI has recently been recognised by the International Olympic Committee, which presents the mouth-watering prospect of drone ...

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Why Not 3D-Print Your Own Casino Accessories?

3D printers would let you create your own casino dice or poker chips.

In a fairly short time, the process of has gone from being a sci-fi fantasy operation to becoming a thoroughly practical commercial manufacturing process. In fact, it is now possible for members of the general public to acquire a 3D printer. But even if you were given one, what could you do with it? Read on to answer that, and a number of other related questions. What is 3D printing? Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a procedure which builds a real-life three-dimensional object based on ...

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The Future of Bitcoin as a Cryptocurrency

Physical Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital asset designed to function as a medium of exchange. It uses cryptography to safeguard its creation and management, rather than relying on traditional centralised authority. Over the course of its history, Bitcoin has seen rapid growth and is now a significant currency both online and in the financial world. And from the mid-2010s onwards, a few businesses agreed to accept bitcoin as well as traditional currencies. The appearance of bitcoin soon prompted the emergence ...

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There’s an App for That?!

Apps for everything

From online shopping to serious gaming, there are plenty of high-production, useful apps that we all know about already. Also some that you really might not have thought of, but that are unexpectedly handy. If you’re already familiar with PackPoint, for example, you’ll wonder how you ever knew what to pack for a trip without it. But then there are , and rudely labelled as downright bizarre. Demotivational Pics will give you memes with really depressing messages, and Paper Racing lets ...

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Amy Winehouse Takes To The Stage - As a Hologram

Amy Winehouse taken on hologram tour

Amy Winehouse was nothing if not a controversial figure. Although a Grammy Award winning musician, her struggle with addiction was well known, ending with her untimely passing in July 2011. But it was recently announced that she would be going on tour. Or at least, would be. Base Entertainment, a Las Vegas based company, announced that they will be taking her digital image around North America for a series of “live” shows. Not everyone is impressed, with cries of exploitation being ...

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Amazon’s Alexa Beefs Up on Feminism

Backing the #MeToo movement

Showing allegiance and vocalising that allegiance to an important cause is a way for us in which to express our solidarity, and make it clear to those around us that the particular cause is of importance to us. As soon as we express ourselves vocally, we make our opinion known as well as raising awareness for the cause that we support. The recent Time’s Up and #MeToo movements have successfully placed the issue of sexual harassment and discrimination against women under the looking ...

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NASA Finds 20 Promising Planets for Humans to Inhabit

NASA on the hunt for the next ‘earth’

Ever since Galileo pointed his telescope to the stars and discovered whole planets, humans have been fantasising about colonising other worlds. While in our own solar system, the likelihood of creating a “second earth” is unlikely, chances are there are thousands, if not billions, of life-sustaining planets out there with similar earth-like qualities. The trick is to find them. This is a task that scientists have been eagerly working on in a bid to find theoretically inhabitable ...

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Top Tips for Google Home Users

Top Tips for Google Home Users

Google Home is one of the best new consumer devices to hit the tech market in recent years. I mean, what’s not to love about a smart speaker that’s backed by the power of Google Search and its network of associated services? You can use Google Home to stream music, control your TV with , and it will even help you cook your favourite meal. Its capabilities are fantastic but getting to the full extent of what it can and can’t do takes a fair bit of trial and error. If you’ve just ...

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The Top 5 Technology Trends for 2018

How will cars look like in the future? If the is anything to go by, then cars will not only be safer but more interactive. The Honda NeuV, unveiled during the CES conference in Las Vegas early this year, uses the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, and big data to totally transform the mobility experience. The car uses vehicle-to-vehicle communicate with other similar cars in the same vicinity and inform them about an accident or even avoid upcoming accidents. The new ...

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Why Netflix is the Most Successful .Com of All Time!

Why Netflix is the Most Successful Dot Com of All Time!

By now you’ll have heard all about the cracking entertainment emanating from the Netflix on-demand video streaming platform.  It may be because Kevin Spacey and House of Cards are permanently splitsville… the man simply can’t keep his you know what, you know where! Or it may be because that neat cocaine fueled duel between  and the FBI, CIA and DEA has spilled over into your living room!  Whatever your reason for tuning into Netflix Original content on your ...

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