With the visible effects of climate change growing, is it time for engineers to step in and make fundamental changes to the eco-system?
The very old meets the very new as palaeontologists turn to cutting-edge technology to help unearth the mysteries of the past.
Meeting the communications requirement for the Games will place tremendous pressure on the organisers' bandwidth management.
For years China has held back its precious supply of rare-earth elements, crucial to high-tech gadgets and green technologies. Is this about to change?
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In this edition of the E&T podcast, Jim Al-Khalili on the question of geoengineering; storm chasing with Joshua Wurman; reflections on Titanic from descendents of passenger and crew, and the latest developments for traffic and road safety from the Intertraffic Exhibition.
Linking patients and treatment systems over the Internet can save time, resources, and lives: how the Internet of Things is underpinning the Internet of Healthcare.
The lower cost of consumer GPS and GSM technology has led to an abundance of personal safety devices hitting shops. But are they actually effective?
Civil engineering was formally recognised as a profession in the early 19th century. The building of Ellesmere Canal was a key project that helped it on its way.
New-generation management software is presenting ever more accurate pictures of computing infrastructures and resources. Here we take a look at four tools to help you to plan and manage IT.
A vital strand in our efforts to decarbonise the electricity generation network is the development of a modern, intelligent power grid. We take a look at the progress to date.
Tornados kill hundreds of Americans a year, leaving devastation in their wake, and yet they are still poorly understood. We speak to the people who chase them in the name of science.
After three years of crashes, controversy and fluctuations can e-currency Bitcoin establish itself as a viable alternative to cold, hard cash?
Vice president of industry strategy at Oracle Utilities, Bastian Fischer describes what's next for the 'smart grid'.
The drive is on to reduce CO2 emissions from cars, but despite the main focus being on electric vehicles there is life in the internal combustion engine yet.
Last month, Apple announced new versions of the iPad and Apple TV. Is it worth the upgrade?
We all know that in today's cutthroat markets we need to innovate our design, manufacturing and management processes. Scott D Anthony's new book sets about finding out exactly how to do that.
The cabling industry has recently warned its practitioners and the general public about the dangers of fake cables, but what exactly are the risks?
Will the data centre sector now be compelled to become better regulated and more professionalised by national broadband requirements and national prestige events like the 2012 London Olympics?
The IT industry wants students to learn computer science not spreadsheet skills at school. But is it possible to teach long-lasting principles?
We're all fed-up with watching the 'Please wait' icon as our data shunts backwards and forwards from memory to processor... but could the waiting time be reduced now that memory technology innovation is providing the key to a new, more energy-efficient way of handling data?
For and Against: can we really learn our management techniques from the explorers of yesteryear?
ForThe explorers of the past provide useful role models for today’s managers
Margot Morrell is the author of ‘Shackleton’s Way’ one of the most popular and influential management books ever written, having sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide. Her latest book ‘Reagan’s Journey’ examines the keys to success behind the US’s 40th president.
AgainstThe explorers of the past can’t provide useful role models for today’s managers
Founder of the Business Genome project, author and speaker
Andrea Kates is the founder of the Business Genome project and author of the bestselling business innovation book ‘Find Your Next’. She is a member of the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) community and a featured 2012 TED speaker.
Can we really learn our management techniques from the explorers of yesteryear?
“World’s first” vertical design shredder collects paper in the base, and can take six sheets together, credit cards and staples
The new Fitbit Ultra Wireless Activity Tracker makes every step you take a step toward better fitness, even on your busiest days
Wi-fi mouse with nine-month battery
The PureView gets 41 megapixels. Choose from ultra-high-res, or super-sharp 8 MP shots, or zoom in without blur
The Mu folds to a 14mm thick box that reduces plug size by 70 per cent
The first fully customisable touch screen controlled cycle computer. You choose the information you want to see
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"Africa is abundant with engineering opportunity. We look at some of the projects and the problems."
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- LED bulb efficiency - its all about the drivers not the LEDs? [09:52 am 24/05/13]
- Marketing from Engineers' perspective [02:18 am 24/05/13]
- EMC and ESD short training course [08:49 pm 23/05/13]
- Isolation for repair of transformer feeder [06:38 pm 23/05/13]
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