First arising in the imaginations of science fiction utopians, the vision of smart cities – highly-connected, efficient and sustainable conurbations – can now be realised through advanced digital infrastructures, platforms and services. Smart cities are technically possible, but what is...Continue reading »
News editors will tell you that audiences always hone in on the gruesome stuff, despite all the complaints about violence and gore in the media. That’s why newspapers have so much gloom on the front page – they’re only giving...Continue reading »
Let’s be honest, the movies that make it to the top are certainly enjoyable, but not exactly intellectually stimulating or diverse.
Of the top ten blockbusters of 2016 (at the time of publishing), five were comic book adaptations, four were...Continue reading »
Instagram has transformed from being a criticised purchase to becoming one of Facebook’s most valuable assets at both a social level and an income level. Let’s review the key aspects.
In April of 2012, when Facebook bought Instagram, reactions came quickly. The...Continue reading »
We are used to searching for what we need with tools like Google or knowledge sources such as Wikipedia. However, wouldn’t it be better to have our own reference sources where we can save information we have found on the...Continue reading »
Virtual assistants or VAs have been rocking our distributed world for awhile now. They allow us to hire part-time help that tackles the tasks we don’t want to or don’t have the skills or time for, while they get the...Continue reading »
Diva Tommei, from Italy, is the creator of this sphere that, thanks to an algorithm, follows the sun’s movement and captures and reflects its light into rooms to prevent any increases to the electricity bill. The design was created neutrally...Continue reading »
Technology is all around us, and it’s impossible to get away from it. We rely on our gadgets for so much, and there are many times we take them for granted. But while tech is transforming our everyday lives in...Continue reading »
Occupational therapy app keeps patients on the road to recovery
The mobile phone is the most wonderful invention ever. It has done more to alleviate poverty and disease in the developing nations than anything else. Ever. Between 1990 and 2010, 1.2...Continue reading »
Virtual reality — or at least the dream of it — has been around since at least the original Star Trek. But, until a couple years ago when Facebook bought Oculus Rift, it seemed more a thing of sci-fi fantasy...Continue reading »