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 10, 2018

THE BANANA COULD BECOME EXTINCT SOON

In 1826, English gardener and architect Joseph Paxton was appointed head gardener at Chatsworth House, in Derbyshire. He was just 20 when he started working for […]
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 10, 2018

LET OUR BODIES DISSOLVE

(Photo: Dean Fisher, director of the Donated Body Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine, photographed by Spencer Lowell) How our bodies are disposed of […]
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. […]
July 15, 2018

A NEW REVOLUTION IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR: MAKING MONEY FROM YOUR OWN ALGORITHMS

In a fintech (financial technology) conference I attended some months ago there were few bankers. There was at least one, but he wasn’t a speaker. He […]
July 15, 2018

ALGORITHMS AND JAZZ

Although French-American jazz pianist Dan Tepfer has earned many musical awards -including a first prize and audience prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition- […]
July 12, 2018

HOW IKEA USES TECHNOLOGY TO STAY RELEVANT

Copenhagen’s Kødbyen in the Vesterbro district used to be home to the city’s meat industry businesses, with buildings dating from 1883, but in recent years the […]

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