Gamification makes everyday tasks more fun

Gamification makes everyday tasks more fun

Wikipedia says: Gamification is the strategic attempt to enhance systems, services, organizations, and activities by creating similar experiences to those experienced when playing games in order to motivate and engage users. This is generally accomplished through the application of game-design elements and game principles (dynamics and mechanics) in non-game contexts. This programme is available NOW On Demand…

Monday weather in Phuket

Monday weather in Phuket

Good morning Phuket island the Monday Weather in Phuket has us surrounded by clouds and what looks likely to be some light showers this morning brightening up for Monday afternoon. Did you know you can watch the Monday weather in the Phuket weather system discussed and it is live on our Radar page? Right now…

Pakistans floods over 33 million affected

Pakistans floods over 33 million affected

Widescale and an extreme weather event Pakistans floods are affecting the whole Country. A new report by the World Weather Attribution consortium demonstrates the impact of global warming on flooding in Pakistan. This programme is now available ON-Demand by visiting the Science in Action Page, it will be available until Thursday the 22nd of September. It will also be broadcast…

Connecting the unconnected

Connecting the unconnected

This week Digital Planet looks into connecting the unconnected there is a stark difference in internet connectivity in some parts of the World. The Digital Divide in Tribal Communities Across the North American continent, there is a stark difference in the availability of the internet to different communities. This programme is available NOW On Demand…

Human intelligence genetics of the brain

Human intelligence genetics of the brain

Do you know about human intelligence and genetics? Early humans and Neanderthals had similar-sized brains but around 6 million years ago something happened that gave us the intellectual edge. This programme is now available ON-Demand by visiting the Science in Action Page, it will be available until Thursday the 15th of September. It will also be broadcast on Sunday the…

How Covid Changed Science

How Covid Changed Science

In the third and final part of our series How Covid Changed Science, Devi Sridhar Professor of Global Health at Edinburgh University looks at the legacy and lessons of the pandemic for scientific research. You may listen to this programme NOW on Demand on the BBC Discovery Page which is available until Tuesday the 13th of September….

Inoculation are we being spoofed by misinformation?

Inoculation are we being spoofed by misinformation?

Understanding Inoculation against misinformation. Could people be inoculated and protected against misinformation online? This programme is available NOW On Demand at the Digital Planet Page and is available now until Wednesday the 7th of September. It will also be broadcast on Sunday the 4th of September in Phuket on 91.5 FM and 102.5 FM and Online via…

September in Phuket

September in Phuket

September in Phuket is typically the wettest month of the year. Named the ‘green season by the locals, this is the time of the year when the South-West monsoon brings the rains and a fair amount of wind too. The locals love the rainy season as it is the time when the vivid greens of…

Phuket Weather in October

Phuket Weather in October

The Phuket Weather in October means change as the southwest monsoon winds and rain die down. October is not as some think the wettest month, that is left to September. The weather forecast is constant and the average temperature improving. Winds begin to transition to the northeast and generally, the weather forecast over the region…

A Martian Lake Bed

A Martian Lake Bed

The Jezero Crater a Martian Lake Bed has given up a few surprises on Mars and was targeted by Nasa’s Perseverence rover because from orbit, there was strong evidence it had at some point contained a lake. This programme is now available ON-Demand by visiting the Science in Action Page, it will be available until Thursday the 1st of September….