Physics - Albert Einstein (left) sought unsuccessfully for a "theory of everything" that would combi
Across the internet, weblogs, forums, news groups and magazines are helping to reinvigorate civic pa
Whether you want to complain about trees or pay your council tax, local authorities are using new te
Culture - We used to find unity in a shared heritage. Yet we are set on defining our difference
By Kathryn Corrick, <em>NS</em> online manager
Biology - Poor relationships and low status don't just make people envious. They also interfere with
G B Shaw dismissed communications technology as ridiculous, but today, the link between profitabilit
London's transport - Observations on technology
London, the country's economic motor, is powering ahead with broadband. The problem is how to ensure
The planet can no longer sustain our oil addiction. Renewable energies, meanwhile, hold the key to e
Michel Foucault taught that might is right, truth is relative, and history just an interesting narra
In recent times, Northern Ireland has been troubled by social exclusion. But thanks to new technolog
Wahhabism, the Saudis' brand of Islam, negates the very idea of evolution in human thought and moral
Throughout academia, the study of terrorism is booming. But in reality, argues Kevin Toolis, these "
Broadband Britain is emerging thanks to some Nordic-style nurturing of networks to serve schools, ho
Communities trapped on the wrong side of the broadband divide have handed out leaflets, created webs
High prices and poor technology are symptoms of a deeper malaise
In India, the world's largest democracy, democracy has been prohibited. The owners of property have
New technology can turn work into a pleasure, get the cooker fixed quickly and even help people walk
Technology policy in an election year? Don't hold your breath. And anyway, President Bush is no techno-phile. His most coherent thought on the network society came during the 2000 race.
A host of well-armed hackers are lining up to take advantage of your computer. Bill Thompson describ
Observations on civil liberties
Broadband is a pervasive feature of some people's lives. So how exactly are they using it?
Britain has long seemed a broadband basket-case, with low availability, high prices and a stifled ma