We spend more than 70% of our time indoors – our homes, workplaces, stores – and yet many of us remain blissfully unaware that the air inside can often be more polluted than our outside environments.
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Precision is one of the virtues a good surgeon has to have. And in this sense, it is not easy for robots to compete. Motricity in machines is difficult to orchestrate, and movements that a person makes naturally tend to...Continue reading »
Meet Oliver Armitage, who as a 17-year-old wasn’t quite planning nightclub outings, and instead was obsessed with finding ways to bring bionics into the mainstream. Not quite your usual teenage goal right?
In our day-to-day work uncovering those founders driving tech-for-good...Continue reading »
Each week, we’ll publish a recurring feature where we highlight the top 5 pieces of industry news that you need to keep an eye on.
1. 4K gaming is here
Is $399 for 4K gaming too good to be true? If you’re...Continue reading »
This article was republished courtesy of Wired.co.uk – you can find the original version here.
Telefónica’s chief data officer, Chema Alonso, told the audience at WIRED2016 about the quest to return location data to the people who created it.
Every time we...Continue reading »
Just as unexpected events interrupt everyday human life and eternally change our perspective of things (such as scientific discoveries, Hiroshima, the Holocaust or Nazism, mobile or Internet hyper-communication), the “black swan” theory explains to us how sometimes, just sometimes, the unforeseeable...Continue reading »
The power of future technologies to transform our day-to-day lives is unparalleled. One area that I am particularly fascinated with is the potential impact apps, gadgets and digital platforms could have on our mental wellbeing.
I hunted down three amazing inventions...Continue reading »
Sea water, freshwater and a membrane three atoms thick are the ingredients for the new clean energy that is being added to the list of renewable energies we already know of. Osmotic energy, which is currently being developed by scientists...Continue reading »
Can you remember everything you touched today? Does what we touch define who we are? After all, these will become the artifacts that will be left behind for future archeologists. Recently the BBC featured Argentinian designer Paula Zuccotti’s snapshots of...Continue reading »
Natural disasters affect millions of people every year and can potentially cause major disruption in infrastructures which in turn affects the efficiency of emergency responses. In this context, the availability of accurate information to understand where is the population, how...Continue reading »