Never mind Buzz Aldrin: it’s the 62nd anniversary of the first dog in space!

This year is the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first step on the moon. But here at Wamiz we prefer to honour the planet’s first true ambassador to outer space: Laïka the dog, who went up in a shuttle 12 years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. It was November 3, 1957 when the little dog … More Never mind Buzz Aldrin: it’s the 62nd anniversary of the first dog in space!

‘Six million dollar’ dog with cancer gets a 3D-printed titanium skull

A dog with cancer has been given a second chance at life thanks to pioneering surgery – and a bespoke replacement skull. The Williamsport, Pennsylvania dachshund lost 70 percent of her original skull following the removal of a brain tumour. In scenes that would not be out of place in popular TV series The Six … More ‘Six million dollar’ dog with cancer gets a 3D-printed titanium skull

How you Give your Personality Type Away in the Workplace (and Why it Matters)

Next time your friendly office robot puts its hand on yours and offers you a piece of professional advice that absolutely nails your emotional state, don’t be shocked. The machine may know your personality better than you know yourself—and all from looking into your eyes. Okay, we’re not quite there yet. But researchers have now … More How you Give your Personality Type Away in the Workplace (and Why it Matters)

10 iPhone shortcuts that will improve your day

Your iPhone: it’s the Personal Assistant, portable computer, and confidante you never knew you needed! And if the most elegant of the smart phones can be frustrating from time to time, it’s still hard to imagine how you ever lived without it. So let’s take a look at a handful of sneaky shortcuts you may not have … More 10 iPhone shortcuts that will improve your day

How to Close the Gender Gap in Computer Science

The history of computer science is a history of the innovations and hard work of women. For every Ada Lovelace or Grace Hopper, countless unnamed coders and designers have toiled to develop the systems on which today’s world operates: indeed, it has become almost a truism to point out that the industry originally considered computer programming to be … More How to Close the Gender Gap in Computer Science