Tagged: star wars

What the robots of Star Wars tell us about automation, and the future of human work - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 14, 2017

Paul Salmon, University of the Sunshine Coast Millions of fans all over the world are eagerly anticipating this week’s release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth in the series. At last we will get some answers to questions that have been vexing us since 2015’s The Force Awakens. Throughout the franchise, the core characters … Read More

How to build a real lightsaber - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 11, 2015

Gianluca Sarri, Queen’s University Belfast As even casual Star Wars fans will know, lightsabers are probably the coolest weapon ever to make an appearance on the big screen. Lightsaber fights are so elegant that they are almost hypnotic and, even though not all of us might have a strong enough flow of Force running through our veins, a … Read More