Smart cities and AI: apocalypse or opportunity?
With worldwide spending on smart city technologies projected to reach $135bn by 2021, AI initiatives will need to be carefully thought through by governments and local authorities to avoid potential disasters in the long term.
‘Eco Tech’: How technology is our planet's last best hope
Technology is helping us become more eco-friendly and therefore fulfilling our growing consciousness around improving the environment, preventing global warming and integrating sustainability as standard within lifestyle. Here are some of the startup tech firms looking to try and solve these issues.
The rise of the holographic effect
How a new generation of holographic displays are remixing old technologies with 21st Century applications.
The pharmaceutical sector has the most intriguing battle for data scientists yet
Clinical trials are the latest area where all sorts of companies are fighting over the rare specimen that is a data scientist.
Automated ships are about to set sail
Automated vessels could save the shipping industry money and reduce its environmental impact, but strict marine regulations need to be updated to allow them to sail on the open sea.
How blockchain could help to save the planet
Blockchain has been described as “the new internet” and could revolutionise industries such as finance, healthcare and real estate, but it also has the potential to tackle pressing environmental challenges.
Hotel tech is booming and it’s getting personal
The hotel industry is realising it has to be about more than just a place to stay – revenues are being driven by the ability to create great experiences and satisfy guests.
Humans and Technology: The Hybrid Generation
How will we communicate with the world by 2030, and how will technology change us as a society?
Breaking up the static - AI and the music industry
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an established tool in music distribution, search and streaming, but now AI is being employed by industry innovators as a collaborative creative tool to disrupt the static models of music tracks and artist composition.
3D printing: what about intellectual property?
With the 3D printing market growing at such a fast rate, numerous legal challenges arise from the technology going mainstream - most importantly around intellectual property.