Techtastic technology news digest – 12 February 2019

Following extensive research involving audience focus groups, socio-political surveys and media impact assessments (actually, just because someone mentioned it in passing in the corridor) we’re conscious that we do tend to keep coming back to the same familiar tech themes in Techtastic (drones, delivery robots, self-driving cars, how weird Elon Musk is, that sort of thing). So, this week we have done our best to look at some of the more off-the-wall tech stories. We hope you enjoy them…