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The 418 Update

As a quick follow up to my previous article about the HTCPCP protocol (which can be found here), we have achieved our goal of building one of the few currently operating 418 teapots left in existence. After around 700 lines of code and loads more

The Bristol Mayoral Election

Camera / Edit by Jason Phillips and Will Edlin Interviewers: David Evans, Tom Rickard, Zac Lloyd, Will Palmer, Alex Wilson and Noah Gassas Hello, I’m David Evans, the Chief Sub-Editor at Berkeley Squares Over the past week, Berkeley Squares has interviewed the five candidates for

Extreme E – the new race to shape the world?

Extreme E is a recent addition to the racing calendar. Storming in and taking many by surprise, the electric car based cross country racing series which was started to raise the constant issues that many of the famous car racing events have seen over the

The future possibility of hacking reality

Despite that, currently, the number of interactions people have with virtual reality are relatively few and far between it is certainly on the rise. The time for plugging into the simulation appears far away for now, but in reality it is most likely only a few decades away from the first trials. Lets take a dive into the possibilities for misuse of this type of technology.

Earth’s most destructive computer virus

It doesn’t take much thought to imagine the possibility of a virus which could change the internet as we know it. Similar incidents have occurred in the past, even if on a smaller scale which show that this could be possible. Lets take a dive into how this could be achievable on the modern internet.

The story behind Cicada 3301 and what ARGs are

An ARG is an alternate reality game, which is defined as an “interactive networked narrative that uses the real world as a platform and employs transmedia storytelling to deliver a story that may be altered by players”. In simple terms, they are a game that