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Swipe Festive Special | Living in La La Land & the best of 2016 in tech

 

Happy Holidays Swipe fans! The team are on both sides of the Atlantic to bring you this Swipe festive bumper episode.

Greg Milam hits the beach in Los Angeles to find out why some tech firms are getting bored of Silicon Valley, while Gemma Morris is in London talking circuit boards and rock stars with Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton – the man revolutionising children's computer science with a palm sized computer.

There's a round-up of Christmas gadgetry from Sky's technology gonk (you've got to see it to believe it).

Plus, Swipe's sterling team of video game reviewers – Alysia Judge, Gav Murphy, Luke Karmali and Lucy James – give us their take on the year in gaming.

And to top it off, there's a mash-up of Swipe's 2016 adventures from our roving reporters Chris Creegan, Angela Barnes, Stuart Duggan and Will Sargent.

You can watch Swipe on Sky News and Sky One at various times over the festive period or see it on Catch Up, Sky Q and online at skynews.com.

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Swipe | From catwalk to app store: Supermodel Natalia Vodianova’s move into tech

 

The team are at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016, a major get-together for entrepreneurs and tech heads where Gemma Morris chats to world-famous supermodel, Natalia Vodianova- also known as 'Supernova'- about her app that rewards users for doing good deeds.

Meanwhile, Angela Barnes gets her wellies on for a trip to a farm where drones are being tested as part of the workforce.

And video games guru, Chris Slight, has some pre-Christmas treats for you including Dead Rising 4 and a long-awaited The Last Guardian.

Watch Swipe this weekend on Saturday at 10.30am, 2.30pm and 4.30pm and Sunday at 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

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Is the tech industry sexist?

 

Is the tech industry sexist? A Sky News survey carried out with online magazine The Pool found that nearly four out of ten women said they had been denied an opportunity at work because of their gender.

More than one in three women said they believed that their organisation was biased towards hiring men for senior and technical roles. Technology Correspondent Tom Cheshire reports.

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Tech to warn about concussion and test-driving a graphene supercar

 

New devices are being developed and tested to better protect athletes against concussion and head injuries.

Stuart Duggan looks at inventions including a smart gumshield that transmits data to connected apps for parents and doctors to monitor.

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel and just one atom thick. Gemma Morris takes a test drive in the first car made with the material.

A new high-tech rollercoaster in Blackpool and augmented reality on a one dollar bill feature in our tech news round-up.

Colourful puzzle game Hue and Super Mario Maker both come to new platforms. Gav Murphy from IGN gives us his take on them in our games review.

Watch Swipe this weekend on Sky News on Friday at 9.35pm; Saturday at 10.30am, 2.30pm and 4.30pm and Sunday at 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

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Swipe | The Car That Measures Road Rage And Emotionally Responsive Gaming

 

Swipe: The Car That Measures Road Rage And Emotionally Responsive Gaming

In-vehicle technology is being used to measure drivers' road rage – and Alex Morgan puts it to the test.

Meanwhile Gemma Morris plays a new type of video game that can be controlled by the player's emotions.

And IGN's Alysia Judge gives her take on some of the latest games, including Just Dance 2017 and World Of Final Fantasy.

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Swipe | Minecraft superstar Dan TDM and a glove that mimics physical touch

 

Dan TDM is one of the world's most popular YouTube stars thanks to his Minecraft videos. Swipe's Chris Creegan caught up with him to see what it's like having more than 15 million subscribers.

A special glove that mimics the sense of touch could be used in VR gaming. Gemma Morris tries it out.

And Luke Karmali gives his take on some of the latest games, including Battlefield 1, Dragon Quest Builders and Civilization VI.

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SWIPE | Helping blind people ‘read’ & meeting video games writer Rhianna Pratchett

 

A wearable device that 'reads' text and plays it back via a speaker could help partially sighted people use things like signs, menus and books. Will Sargent tries out the product, Orcam, to see how well it works.

How do you write the story of a video game? Gemma Morris finds out from one of the experts, Rhianna Pratchett, part of the team that revamped Lara Croft.

Fifa 17 is out so we decided to review it, alongside Forza Horizon 3 and Destiny: Rise of Iron.

And our tech news round-up includes a new way of tracking whales.

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Remember Facebook in 2006? Interview with Facebook’s Chris Cox

 

Imagine Facebook without that feed of updates from friends and family. That’s what it looked like just over 10 years ago. In this video, Chris Cox – one of the original team that launched News Feed in September 2006 – speaks to Sky News Swipe presenter Gemma Morris about the initial hate campaigns, his favourite moments, and what your Facebook feed will look like in the next 10 years.

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