October 19, 2019

HUNTING ILLEGAL FISHING FLEETS

Bjorn Bergman, a data analyst for environmental non-profit Global Fishing Watch, has been chasing illegal fishing fleets for years. It is estimated that around 20% of […]
February 27, 2019

THE WORLD’S FIRST REGULAR MEDICAL DELIVERY DRONE SYSTEM IS IN RWANDA

Zipline is a California-based startup that runs a drone delivery service that provides blood and drugs to remote medical centers in Rwanda. Its fixed-wing drones can […]
December 22, 2018

USING LIVE DATA AND TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE NUMBER OF LANDINGS AT AIRPORTS

Time Based Separation (TBS) is a new operating procedure for airports developed by UK’s NATS (National Air Traffic Services) and Leidos (an American defense, aviation and […]
December 19, 2018

VERA, AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ROBOT CAN HIRE HUMANS 10 TIMES FASTER THAN HUMANS

(Image showing avatar for artificial intelligence, created by Auckland-based company Soul Machines) Robot Vera is an AI-based software technology developed by St. Petersburg-based Russian startup Stafory. […]
November 17, 2018

HOW UBER EATS REINVENTS THE RESTAURANT AND FOOD DELIVERY BUSINESSES AT THE SAME TIME

Uber Eats has created a new business model in much the same way that Uber created a transportation network service. In Uber Eats, users order their […]
August 31, 2018

THE AUTOMATED MATRIX

Ocado is the world’s largest online grocery retailer, with more than 580,000 active customers and more than £1 billion in sales annually. Because the British company […]
August 16, 2018

ALGORITHMS HELPING PREVENT CRIME IN CHICAGO

(Photo: Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP) Amazon manages stock in its massive warehouses using algorithms. Chances are a book you are going to end up […]
August 6, 2018

GOOGLE’S EPIC ONE WORLD, ONE FONT PROJECT

When a company like Google decides to do something -anything at all- it’s bold, it’s big and it’s ambitious. There are no small projects at Google. […]
August 6, 2018

WHEN BIG DATA IS SO BIG THAT IT HAS TO BE MOVED AROUND BY TRUCK

An exabyte is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. That’s a lot. It is estimated that all the words ever spoken by human beings would only occupy 5 exabytes. It […]

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