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  • Virtual science map launched on second life

    Virtual science map launched  on second life An interactive map tracking British scientific research, accessible worldwide to millions of Second Life internet surfers appeared at the British Science Festival. ...
  • E-Learning helps spot forget passports

    E-Learning helps spot forget passports Thousands of British immigration officers have now been trained to spot counterfeit documents in a worldwide interactive e-learning scheme designed to beat forgers. ...
  • "Augmented Reality will change all of us" - AR on trial in Antwerp

    "Augmented Reality will change all of us" - AR on trial in Antwerp Back in 1992 the Boeing scientists Tom Caudell and David Mizell coined the phrase Augmented Reality to describe how aircraft assemblers in Seattle were given head-mounted displays that sh...
  • Fraunhofer makes CCTV camera work like human eye

    Fraunhofer makes CCTV camera work like human eye It looked as though only the human brain could fix on a single unusual event when viewing a constantly moving background of roaring sports fans. But the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technol...
  • Thaeft, blackmail and coersion on a vast scale

    Police officers in the county of Lancashire in the North of England have been told to take seriously the threat to their communities from an unseen wave of web-based crime and start training to fight it. Harold Heys talks to Det. Insp. Janet Baldwin (pict...
  • White Hat Rally: security experts raise thousands

    Harold Heys James Bond edged gently into sunlit Venice with, as one would expect, some style. He slid his yacht into a berth close to the Cipriani Hotel on the tip of Giudecca Island, just across the Lido from St Mark’s basilica, and pondered exac...
  • Bulgarian Ministry of Interior: divide and rule

    Nikolai Radulov, a former Permanent Secretary (senior civil servant) at the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior, claims that, twenty years after the end of communism, ‘divide and rule’ is back in vogue in Bulgaria. The country is facing a crisis of conf...
  • Education and conflict: focus on Afghanistan

    After years of the grim regime of the Taliban and the continuing targeting by extremists of teachers and schools, particularly those attended by girls, building Afghanistan’s education system remains a daunting task. Success may depend crucially on t...
  • We are the children of modernity: A new theory

    What is the relationship among culture, learning, teaching, defence and security, and how can understanding it enhance our security? Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado outlines a Theory of Culture, Learning, Teaching, Defence and Security. This question ha...
  • How online training for verbal skills saves lives

    Mike MacAdam The combination of training, language software and interpreting services now used at the Vancouver International Airport in British Columbia, Canada, could have saved Robert Dziekanski’s life. Dziekanski, a unilingual Polish immigrant t...

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