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, U.K., 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.
Twitter's opaque thinking fails everyone
The company may have been justified in suspending Rose McGowan's account, but its initial refusal to explain why was a mistake.
Richard Branson and Virgin join forces with Hyperloop One
The company will re-brand itself as Virgin Hyperloop One in the near future.
Pornhub is improving search with an AI porn addict
The system uses machine learning to catalog and tag every clip in Pornhub's vast database.
Kiiroo taps OhMiBod to build a better connected vibrator
The Fuse is a connected, Rabbit-style vibe that can also sync to interactive video and VR content.
Boeing buys Aurora, an autonomous drone company
The company beat both Boeing and Lockheed to a juicy DARPA contract.
Smart speakers are working their way into every home
And traditional audio manufacturers need to realize the danger.
The ugly history of strapping screens to our faces
VR headsets, HMDs, Google Glass. Not a pretty bunch.
Google unveils the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
No headphone jack on these either.
Networked self-driving cars are smarter and safer
Overtaking cars can use the sensors of the vehicle in front of them.