Category: Random Technology

For all the weird and wonderful aspects of technology our team want to talk about.

The Best Tech of 2016

  2016 has been a turbulent year, to say the least, with huge losses in the world of music, film, and culture but now it’s all over and done with, which means a full 12 months of tech to review. While 2016 has been a bad year for many things, technology actually had a good […]

What Is Clickbait?

Every year in September a carefully selected group of words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary, words that have become so ingrained within our lexicon that they’ve earned the right to appear within the hallowed pages of the OED. Along with words such as scrumdiddlyumptious, Yoda-like and moobs is the inclusion of the word […]

Technology vs Humanity Book Launch

  On Thursday 8th September me and another Lucidican went along to Gerd Leonhard’s book launch at the CASS business school in Central London. He was promoting his latest book titled “Technology vs Humanity”. The evening started with an hour and a half talk about the book from Gerd himself and was then followed by […]

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency, which is a decentralised digital currency based off of code. This highly encrypted code not only identifies each unique coin but also records it’s every transaction. The technology which makes this possible is called blockchain technology. Since the advent of Bitcoin, several other cryptocurrencies have come on the scene, […]

Apple iMac Fish Tank

Over the holiday season, Kristjan and I decided that we’d make a fish tank inside two iMacs and join them together with a 15cm diameter pipe. Don’t ask how we came up with this idea – like all the best things in life, it was a slow build up ideas over drinks. For the ‘build […]

The Best Tech Products of 2015

2015 is all over and done with, which means we’ve had a full 12 months of new tech products to pine for, play with and pass judgement on. While some aspects of consumer technology become routine and fairly predictable: another new iPhone, another version of Android and so on. What really caught our attention this […]

What Is PowerShell?

PowerShell is a command-line interface that can be used for task automation and the creation of management tools for most commonly implemented processes. For the inner geeks out there, it’s made up of a command-line shell and a scripting language based upon the.NET Framework. But what is its purpose I hear you ask. Well, it’s […]

App Review: Trello

Efficient project managers are key to the success of any business – but do you need to hire one? With collaborative management app Trello, it seems you won’t have to. While that might be stretching reality a bit too far, Trello does provide a simple and effective web-based application from which to operate. It also […]