Daniel Cooper



After training to be an Intellectual Property lawyer, Dan abandoned a promising career in financial services to sit at home and play with gadgets. He lives in Norwich with his wife, his books and far too many opinions on British TV comedy. One day, if he's very, very lucky, he'll live out his dream to become the Executive Producer of Doctor Who before retiring to Radio 4.


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Dirk Ahlborn is two hours behind schedule, and it's no surprise, since the project that he represents has the potential to change the world. He's the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, on...

June 26th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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"I know that we can't change people's behavior," says Irina Rymshina, "but in later life they may want children and they certainly don't want cancer. I think that we can help them." She's talking ab...

June 25th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Buried deep in the bowels of Google's top-secret X lab is the technology that could, theoretically, enable us to all have a Back to the Future-style hoverboard. Unfortunately, according to the lab's...

June 25th 2015 at 8:29am 0 Comments
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Google and GoPro teamed up to produce Jump, a VR camera-rig that'll record 360-degree footage using 16 of the little action cameras. Just a few weeks later and the search engine is asking if anyone...

June 23rd 2015 at 6:27am 0 Comments
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It may be, statistically, the safest way to travel, but that doesn't mean that flying isn't immune to technology's most persistent irritation. According to Reuters, a group of hackers managed to gro...

June 22nd 2015 at 8:13am 0 Comments
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One downside of reinventing an industry is that you can sometimes forget that the red tape you're bravely circumventing was put in place for a reason. It's a lesson that Lyft has learned the hard wa...

June 19th 2015 at 2:56pm 0 Comments
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Way back when, Verizon pledged to build fiber optic services to every home in NYC, but for some reason, it never got around to finishing it. Unfortunately, New Yorkers are used to getting what they...

June 19th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments