Raising a Bump on Flat Screens
Touching the future with virtual dials; Greek law online; the Cyber Effect; How a cyborg manages chronic pain
Computer scientist Matt Jones looks into the future of screen technology. He and his team have been exploring displays that mutate to create virtual 3D controls.
The unprecedented and ongoing Greek economic crisis has left many ordinary Greek citizens deeply affected - without a job, livelihood or home. Laws and crucial pieces of regulations are changing almost on a weekly basis and are making people’s lives even more difficult and uncertain. A new start-up initiative Lawspot has established itself as Greece’s first open online platform to provide its citizens with free and direct access to the law and help them follow and understand what exactly is going on. Snezana Curcic reports from Athens.
The Cyber Effect
Mary Aiken is a pioneering cyber-psychologist who attempts to explain how human behaviour changes online. She discusses our online lives in her new book, The Cyber Effect.
Brighton Digital Festival
Bill Thompson reports from the opening of the Brighton Digital Festival. The highlights include an interview with a “cyborg” who is connected with hardware and software to help her manage her chronic pain.
(Photo: A group of people sitting down using their smartphones © Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)