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Latest update : 2012-08-28

Mind your language: crowdfunded translation, and the best apps to get fluent

Rebecca Bowring chats with business designer Evan Samek about online translation services. These days, companies offering crowdsourced translation are trying to make an impact on the market. But is quality guaranteed when there are multiple translators? We also take a look at the best language-learning apps. Plus, there's now no excuse for boring presentations thanks to Prezi, a zoomable digital canvas.

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2015-05-11 electronics

Tackling e-waste

Electronic waste is a growing problem. We speak with Ruediger Kuehr from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability on how to recycle used cell phones and why...

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2015-05-11 Alternative energy

Energy storage: Finding solutions for better batteries

Could Tesla's Powerwall battery change our relationship to fossil fuels? Energy storage is a hot topic right now. We talk to Donal Finegan from UCL who works on lithium-ion...

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2015-05-01 Apple

Boosting farming with technology

In this edition, we look at how technology can help farming become more efficient. New high-tech farming tools are promising to save energy and increase output – for a price....

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2015-05-01 Apple

Apple Watch put to the test

In this edition, we look at a contest for coders. Battle Hack 2015 has crowned its best app, made in under 24 hours. Other internet tools already exist to help locate survivors...

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2015-04-24 space

Space Special: Happy Birthday, Hubble!

In this edition, we're celebrating 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope. Thanks to Hubble, we know how old the universe is, and that it's expanding increasingly fast. We tell...

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