Posts By: Mike Mallia

12 Days of Christmas – CEL Touchscreen Showcase

During December come to the staff zone on Talbot Campus to interact with the CEL Touchscreen, for useful tips and guides for Brightspace, the Assessment and feedback toolkit, and more via video puzzles and interactive slide shows. The content will change though each of the weeks leading up to Christmas, so come and have a… Read more »

12 Days of Christmas – CEL Touchscreen Showcase

During December come to the staff zone on Talbot Campus to interact with the CEL Touchscreen, for useful tips and guides for Brightspace, the Assessment and feedback toolkit, and more via video puzzles and interactive slide shows. The content will change though each of the weeks leading up to Christmas, so come and have a… Read more »

‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London

University classes are set to be given a futuristic spin by letting lecturers appear as hologram-like apparitions beamed in from afar. Imperial College London will show off the technology at a special event later on Thursday before deploying it more widely. It believes it will be the first academic body to do so regularly. A… Read more »

World’s first foldable phone

A little-known California-based company has laid claim to creating the “world’s first foldable phone”. Royole Corporation – a specialist in manufacturing flexible displays – unveiled the FlexPai handset at an event in Beijing. When opened, the device presents a single display measuring 7.8in (19.8cm) – bigger than many tablets. But when folded up, it presents three separate… Read more »

Is a robot going to take over your job? Future tech expert answers all the important questions about AI

The robots are coming, and may be about to take your livelihoods, your lovers and even your lives. Assassination drones, intelligent cyber attacks and ultra-realistic humanoid bots are all predicted to be part of the unstoppable Artificial Intelligence revolution. Only this week Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s chief economist, warned AI has the potential… Read more »

Blurring the lines between virtual and reality

An EPFL student Hugo Hueber from computer science faculty has developed a virtual reality game that can be used in any environment, allowing for the same level of interaction with virtual 3D objects as with a real table. While playing this game, you will be able to manipulate objects that you see in the headset – objects that don’t exist, of course,… Read more »

Students Unveil New Tool to Help The World Learn to Code

What began as a project in a Georgia Tech Online Computer Science class on using technology as a teaching tool is now helping users around the globe learn to code by creating whimsical animations. The tool, known as Code Shrew, is the brainchild of Ludwik Trammer and Jamie Nunez. It uses a popular programming language called Python combined… Read more »