Out NOW! Our new podcast series The Engineering Edge sees Professor Lucy Rogers exploring the UK to uncover the every day tech that is giving people an edge. Plus, all you need to know about The DesignSpark Podcast (series 2) as well as History Makers (series 1).
The DesignSpark Podcast explores a range of exciting topics – Medical Technology, Big Data, Space Exploration, the Future of Transport, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Humans. Search and subscribe on your favourite podcast platform below to listen now.
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How can everyday tech give space-based atomic clocks... The Engineering Edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD heads to Surrey Space Centre to find out.
How can everyday tech give nuclear fusion energy... The Engineering Edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD is heading to the UK's National Research Laboratory for Fusion Energy, the Culham Centre, in Oxfordshire.
How can everyday tech give the UK's oldest theme park the engineering edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD is heading to Blackgang Chine on the Isle of WIght, which opened in 1840, to find out how they're still going strong with the help of technology.
How can everyday tech give drone racing pilots...The Engineering Edge? And with so many variables, how do you know which component is making the difference? Professor Lucy Rogers heads to the UK Drone Racing Open to find out.
To celebrate reaching 10,000 downloads of The DesignSpark podcast we've put together an exclusive "box set" for you to listen at your pleasure... prepare for a side-splitting view of modern technology.
The key to understanding our existence and, possibly, prolonging it lies beyond our own planet. Our fascination with the stars goes back thousands of years. Astronomy is claimed to be humanity’s oldest science...
Change always meets a certain amount of resistance. In our apparently tech-friendly world, we have yet to experience the full heat of the debate about driverless cars.
Will robots take over enough of our roles to make humans unnecessary? What have the robots ever done for us? In the workplace and in our homes, we may find robots to be more friend than foe.
There are good reasons for us to want to become superhuman: stronger, smarter, faster, healthier. If we are concerned about losing our place in the world to machines, what better way to compete than to become (at least part) machine ourselves?
Aided by the IoT (of course) and enhanced with AI, today’s medical technology has something for everyone
There is a sense that many are not comfortable that their personal preferences are being mapped and analysed in minute detail. How did this come about, and how does it work?