The Conversation, on nanotechnology and viruses

Coronavirus nanoscience: the tiny technologies tackling a global pandemic Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock Josh Davies, Cardiff University The world-altering coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic is thought to be just 60 nanometres to 120 nanometres in size. This is so mind bogglingly small that you could fit more than 400 of these virus particles into the width of […]

The Conversation, on quantum communication and hacking

Our quantum internet breakthrough could help make hacking a thing of the past Videoflow/Shutterstock Siddarth Koduru Joshi, University of Bristol The advent of mass working from home has made many people more aware of the security risks of sending sensitive information via the internet. The best we can do at the moment is make it […]

devcom

Hayachi Services will have pride of presence at devcom, the B2B event which sits alongside gamescom. What is devcom we hear you ask? Nobody quite describes the event better than UKIE who represents the gaming industry in the UK. Gamescom & devcom, the most important trade and consumer show in Europe, will be a digital […]

What is an API, why should you care?

API stands for application programming interface. The long and short of what it does to integrate applications. This can be singularly your bespoke apps or lots of third-party applications, or both. How does software talk to each other? Through an API. For example you may have a Document Management System or File Transfer service that […]

Linux

Linux and Unix-like [collectively, *nix] Operating Systems are incredibly common. Almost every mobile phone, gaming system, internet streaming service, telephony service, and enterprise-level application uses the Linux-subsystem, or depends on *nix for business-critical work. *nix is necessarily a very broad term though, so we’ve collected some of our favourite distributions for you look at to […]