Show TimesTuesday - 11:00 am - 12:00 pmTuesday - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Each week presenter Piers Cunningham discusses a range of fascinating topics ranging from new apps for your smart phone, great websites we’ve unearthed and the latest gadgets through to human and robotic space exploration, plus podcasts from around the world.
We have regular guests talking about how to harness new technologies and the implications of the latest scientific thinking. Listeners are assured of finding something to whet their appetite for science and tech and point them in the right direction for further reading or study.
Piers Cunningham as a background in publishing and journalism while more recently he’s been occupied renovating houses.
His interests include music, film making, travel, space exploration and of course, given the subject matter of BI, science and technology.
- CSIRO Hydrogen Membrane “A Watershed Moment For Energy”Hydrogen derived from ammonia could soon be powering cars in Japan, Korea and Singapore. This follows ten years of research at Australia’s CSIRO into a special membrane to convert hydrogen to ammonia, meaning it can be shipped safely and then easily converted back to hydrogen anywhere in the world. ... Read more »
- Getting The Most Out Of Spotify, Netflix Or GoogleJohn takes us through some smart moves with home sharing that can save you big time on popular internet services. ... Read more »
- The Problem (And Opportunity) Of E-WasteWhat to do with old phones, laptops, TVs, printers, monitors, cables and chords? Well, it could prove cheaper to ‘mine’ this rubbish for the valuable metals it contains than to actually mine such materials from ore. It would also be far better than dumping our growing mountains e-waste in landfill. War... Read more »
- Assange Looking For New DigsDonald Trump arguably benefited from WikiLeaks during the 2016 US presidential campaign and said he “loved” the publisher of damaging information to the Democrats. But time could be running out for Julian Assange, as the Australian hacker and founder of WikiLeaks may soon be ejected from the Ecuadorian embassy in... Read more »
- Weekly News From Beyond Infinity 31/7/18Our weekly news round-up: The world’s first trillion dollar companies; Facebook and Twitter’s share prices crash on revenue results; Blood moon – the century’s longest total lunar eclipse; More delays to America regaining its ability to launch humans into space; Most common ways to die while taking selfies; Negative consequences... Read more »
- Careful What You Type – Questions About Security Of 3rd Party Keyboard AppsDespite clear benefits to typing speed, there are privacy considerations when using popular apps like SwiftKey, Gboard and Swype. Your private information like phone numbers, email addresses, device ID, contacts info and phone records may be shared with service providers. ... Read more »
- Still No Word From The Opportunity RoverOppy remains silent at Meridiani Planum as a global dust storm envelops Mars, drastically reducing energy to the rover’s solar panels. While ground controllers keep nervous vigil listening for a signal from the 15 year old veteran explorer, a flotilla of orbiting spacecraft are beaming back a bonanza of scientific... Read more »
- Weekly News From Beyond Infinity 24/7/18Our weekly news round-up: Another data scandal hits Facebook; Big update for Apple HomePod; San Fransisco plans to issue electric scooter permits in August and begin year-long trials; Google fined US$5 billion over Android mobile system; Nvidia Shield media centre now on sale; Over-heating reported on top-of-the-line Macbook Pro with... Read more »