Young children talk to Amazon's Alexa as if she was a member of the family and view voice-operated home assistants as human, research shows. A team from the University of Washington told the ACM interaction design and children conference that young children had conversations with devices powered by
More than 100,000 people protested yesterday against President Trump's visit in what organisers called a "carnival of resistance".The vast majority of demonstrators were in two marches that flooded through central London and ended in rallies at Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square. Hundreds more t
A TALIBAN suicide bombing killed at least 24 people including children in the Afghan capital Kabul today. The blast, which also injured more than 42, occurred when a Toyota Corolla carrying explosives rammed into a bus full of government employees during rush hour. The bus, three other cars and 15 shops were destroyed.
NASA is developing a new QUIETER Concorde plane - which will HALF your flight time from London to New York ushering in a new era of supersonic travel. The space agency will soon start accepting bids for the construction of "Concorde II" - a new jet backed by President Trump which can reach the incredible speeds of the original, but without the ear-crashing sonic boom which came with it.
It's a drizzly Wednesday morning, and I'm sipping on an Americano in the foyer of the Oxford Playhouse. I'm meeting with Sammy Glover, member of the Experimental Theatre Club and director of Suddenly Last Summer, which runs here next week. Glover is immediately disarming, breezing into the room during a break in rehearsals - "what's this for?
Poltergeist Theatre is back with a piece which makes us work even harder for a payoff. The premise? Telling the story of their interactions with an Oxford man who sighted a potential UFO in the car park of Magdalen Road Tesco. The reality?
WE are spoilt for choice when it comes to anti-ageing treatments. You can iron out wrinkles with Botox and zap away crow's feet with lasers - but they are not without risks. Last week Katie Price, 39, proudly unveiled the results of her new £5,000 facelift on ITV's Loose Women, left.
It takes a special kind of person to watch a very stylized - and very seventies - psychological horror film and decide to adapt it for the stage. Not least because it is an almost impossible task to transfer the suspense, the action and the gore to live theatre, and because Suspiria, the 1977 cult classic originally directed by Dario Argento, is very much in the horror Hall of Fame.
Salut from Paris! Or, more accurately, from my sofa at home in Coventry. Technical issues prevented me from uploading content for the past two weeks, so I'm publishing my backlog now while I'm visiting home. The past fortnight has been a bit of a blur really.