This week 100TB brings you the highlights from the world of quantum physics: scientists create a new form of light in two dimensions and an AI performs a flawless Bose Einstein condensate Nobel Prize recreation.

The business start up phenomenon is showing no signs of slowing down. Ideas are everywhere and the incredible ubiquity of technology is enabling people to take the leap with minimal risk, transforming these ideas into reality.

Can computers put some pizazz into our presentations? On past evidence, you might not think so. The phrase “death by PowerPoint” hasn’t become a business cliché for nothing.

In the previous Hosting 101 article we looked at using the Nginx web server as a replacement for the usual Apache web server for a web hosting server. The default installation of Nginx only has it configured to serve static files, and if you tried browsing to a PHP file on your server in a web browser you would have been served the PHP file itself rather than the web page that would normally be output by the script. In this article we will be looking at getting PHP5 configured to work with Nginx on your web server.

Video games have shifted across genre, industry, market and platform with impressive ease and reach. This shift has taken place from the standard PC game to the console, from the handheld to the mobile device, and from the eSports viewer to the player and the designer.

In the standard LAMP stack model for web hosting, Apache is often used as the web server component. As the most popular web server in the market this is a fairly sensible decision to make, but there are some good alternatives.

Probably one of the most common tasks you’ll perform on your dedicated server or VPS is listing the files or folders in a directory. This is done with the ls command.

It was all so simple in the 1970s. Your television sat in the corner of the living room, with content broadcast at times chosen by the owners of each channel. Huge audience figures were generated by the desire to see programs that were rarely repeated, and few people had video recorders to watch broadcasts at their own convenience. Also, the limited number of broadcasters meant original content was thin on the ground.