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Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

July 2017

  • You don’t get to 500 million friends without steak and a few enemies

    Ryan Priest - Community Member 26 Jul 2017
  • Some surprisingly vapid musings on the future of artificial intelligence (AI), live streamed by Mark Zuckerberg whilst smoking some brisket in his back garden, have been brushed aside by Elon Musk, ...

  • Robocop splashed across Downtime

    Ryan Priest - Community Member 19 Jul 2017
  • An office building in Washington DC has lost its Knightscope K5 security robot after it obliviously face planted into the premises’ water fountain centrepiece. It’s the most ambitious television ...

  • Umbrella sharing start-up loses all its umbrellas

    Alex Scroxton - Security Editor 12 Jul 2017
  • To Shenzhen, China, where tech entrepreneur Zhao Shuping has had cold water poured on his business after his sharing economy start-up Sharing E Umbrella rented 300,000 umbrellas to damp locals, and ...