Smartphones and laptops are becoming as valuable as AK-47s Reporter: Joseph Carey | Sub-Editor: Jack Leslie War always spurs the development of new technologies, from the first use of the tank at the Battle of the Somme to the development of radar and its use in World War Two. But technology has always played a supplementary role to more traditional on foot combat. In recent years, this philosophy has completely changed, making war on the cyber front a completely different entity to anything happening on the ground. The issue of cyber warfare is a new and interesting one. The Voice of London spoke to Cedric Leighton, a military analyst for CNN, and Anthony Cuthbertson, a technology writer for Newsweek on the tactics of ISIS and how even technologies we use every day, like social media,
A recent study lists the lacking work skills amongst recent graduates that employers want. Reporter: Alina Isachenka | Sub-Editor: Mariya Grinina Do you think you’ve got enough skills to get a job? According to a recent study by Payscale, in partnership with the Future Workplace company, 87 per cent of recent graduates feel confident they will get employed. However, only 50 per cent of the hiring managers agree with them. According to the study, the top skills that are lacking amongst the recent graduates are writing proficiency and public speaking. The ability of critical thinking is the number one missing skill per the report, 60 per cent of hiring managers agreed. "Graduates need strong communication and problem-solving skills if they want to interview well and s
Reporter: Mariya Grinina | Sub-Editor: Alina Isachenka The Design Museum opens to the public in its new location today. The museum moved from a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames to a mid-century building on Kensington High Street. The former Commonwealth Institute was restored into a spectacular minimalistic space by architectural designer John Pawson. New building is three times bigger than the old one, and is filled with natural light coming from its parabolic copper roof. It houses three exhibition spaces, a designers-in-residence studio, learning spaces, a library and archive, a restaurant and café. And the good news – the permanent exhibition is free, for the first time of the museum’s existence since 1989.