By Dr Lucy Rogers on February 28, 2017

It’s a cracker! A maker recipe for legal fireworks

Watching the Lunar New Year celebrations last month, I began to think about our love of loud bangs and bright flashes. However, fireworks – such as small explosive firecrackers – have proved to be so dangerous they are banned in many countries, including the UK. So I decided to make some firecrackers for myself – […]

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By Ryan Boyles and Bret Greenstein on December 15, 2016

Star Wars Rogue One: what a droid can teach you about the IoT

A long time ago, in a movie theater far far away, I experienced my first big screen encounter with a connected, smart device. Watching the dark, swashbuckling 1980 Star Wars sequel, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, at the age of 5 not only was the first film I watched in a movie theater, but I now […]

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