Technology

Learning to write code for a robotic Lego cat

The app walks you through a few pre-set robot designs, but you can make and code whatever you like.

Blending the familiar fun of plastic, colourful bricks with a surprisingly complicated robot-building kit and code-writing primer, Lego Boost is part educational tool and part amazingly geeky high-tech toy.

Autonomous 'ghost ships' are coming

A concept for a remote controlled ship by Rolls-Royce.

The Yara Birkeland isn’t an ordinary cargo ship. If all goes well then the vessel, currently being built for a Norwegian agricultural fertiliser company, will become the world’s first fully autonomous cargo ship when it launches in 2020.

Podcast conference OzPod returns to Sydney

OzPod 2017 will feature 34 speakers and panelists from across the globe, plus workshops and networking events.

The Australian podcasting conference OzPod returns to ABC Ultimo in Sydney on Friday September 8, and with it an international collection of some of the most innovative names in the on-demand audio entertainment space.

Researchers create battery-free phone

Battery-free phone

Researchers in the United States have unveiled a prototype of a battery-free mobile phone, using technology they hope will eventually come to be integrated into mass-market products.