GoodSAM is a service that allows trained members of the public to be notified if a medical emergency has occurred near them. When someone calls the emergency services, a medically qualified responder can be given directions to the location of the person in need of medical assistance.
Article & photos by Eithne Dodd The benefits of gardening in a city like London are many: it's a chance to grow your food, save some money, and spend time in the fresh air. It's also good for the environment as plants absorb CO2 and release oxygen and we all know that London's air is...
Pepper can speak, show pictures and video through its tablet, and run for 12 hours on battery power before needing to be recharged. Because Pepper is a social robot, it can read and interpret facial expressions, allowing communication with humans.
This week Eithne and John discuss consumers winning and losing in the world of gaming and the environment. John looks at the recent controversy over microtansactions in Star Wars Battlefront and Eithne has a look at a schools that have banned glitter for environmental reasons.
They're already here, but they have yet to go mainstream. Self-driving cars are currently undergoing trials in Coventry, Milton Keynes and Greenwich. As automated vehicles become the norm, the insurance market needs to adapt. "It's very much a state of flux.
By 2020, it is estimated that half of all worldwide internet searches will be made using the voice and news companies are catching up. News services have always answer text based queries with text based answer so why should it not be the same for the voice?
In the wake of the coup in Zimbabwe, we talk about what happens when a leader who's been around almost as long as anyone can remember dies, resigns, or is deposed. Eithne tells us what's happening to Sinn Fein in the wake of Gerry Adams' resignation, and Dakshi lets us in on the power-grabbing shenanigans in the federal government of Tamil Nadu.
The third episode from The World This Week podcast
The troops could not control the men gathered in Nottingham's marketplace. The men were framework knitters, angered at the introduction of wide frames three decades earlier. They began to riot and at Arnold, a town north-east of Nottingham, 63 framework knitters were destroyed.