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Sci-fi and technology: life imitating art

July 17th, 2014 at 14:00 by Chris Parr

USS Enterprise

50 years ago, technology like digital stereos, portable cameras and the internet was a thing of fantasy, present only in sci-fi and the imaginations of the most pioneering scientists.  Today we have handheld devices that consolidate them into one. Plusnet looks at how technology has changed our lives…



Will we ever Skype from the Moon?

July 9th, 2014 at 12:00 by Chris Parr

Will we ever Skype from the Moon?

Have you sat and envisioned what the technology of the future will look like? Will we build a hotel on the moon, like many companies have proposed, and be able to Skype to our family here on Earth?


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Plusnet turns yellow

July 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 by Chris Parr

wear it yellow

Today staff at Plusnet will join those from other companies across the region to ‘Wear it Yellow’ and celebrate the upcoming Grand Départ.

Workplaces across the region will be turning yellow to build excitement for the Tour de France visiting Yorkshire and aims to raise awareness and money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance charity.


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Look to the stars

June 27th, 2014 at 15:00 by Martyn Hudson

Astronomy has long struggled to get the airtime it deserves. Every once in a while a story will come along and make the headlines for a few days, but then it fades back to the sidelines again. However, programmes such as Stargazing Live and The Sky at Night have made astronomy much more appealing to the casual viewer and inspired generations just as Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage did on the BBC a few decades ago.


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