Twelve-year-old boy makes £290,000 from whale NFTs

A 12-year-old boy from London has made about £290,000 during the school holidays, after creating a series of pixelated artworks called Weird Whales and selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs). With NFTs, artwork can be “tokenised” to create a digital certificate of ownership that can be bought and sold. They do not generally give the buyer theContinue reading “Twelve-year-old boy makes £290,000 from whale NFTs”

The woman who took on Google and won

Everyone has their breaking point. And when it comes it can be a small thing, an incident that usually wouldn’t matter. Shannon Wait’s moment was when her Google-issued water bottle broke. The data centre she worked in was hot, so she asked for another one. However, she says the Google subcontractor refused to give herContinue reading “The woman who took on Google and won”

Engineer creates robotic glove to help strengthen grip

An Edinburgh engineer has created a robotic glove which uses artificial intelligence to boost muscle grip. Ross O’Hanlon came up with the idea after seeing his aunt, who has multiple sclerosis, struggle to do tasks such as drink water or change the TV channel.He hopes it will help millions of people with hand weaknesses toContinue reading “Engineer creates robotic glove to help strengthen grip”

Milton Keynes robot used for lockdown couple

An app developer used a delivery robot to propose to his partner because of their shared love for the technology. The machines usually deliver groceries and takeaways in Milton Keynes but Ben Hogan arranged for one to bring a ring to the home he shares with Sherri Dawes in Kempston on Christmas Eve.The Covid pandemicContinue reading “Milton Keynes robot used for lockdown couple”