The American agency DARPA is characterized by undertaking the most futuristic projects. At its core, extremely celebrated inventions such as the Internet itself, or at least its embryo, have arisen. It goes without saying that artificial intelligence is one of...Continue reading »
Despite all the flying cars we’ve seen in science fiction, the vehicles we’ll be seeing in the foreseeable future will be more reminiscent of giant drones or helicopters.
Futuristic science fiction tends to play with our illusions. And in this sense,...Continue reading »
The first train to travel at 1,000 km/h may soon be a reality in South Korea, where there are already plans to build it in the “not too distant future”.
The Korea Railroad Research Institute, which is administered by the South...Continue reading »
With chatbots and robots having stronger artificial intelligence every day — and with the sure-to-be epic Blade Runner 2049 out later this year — one question is going to continue to plague us: How can you tell if you’re talking...Continue reading »
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In a previous post, we mapped out the needs and desires surrounding the future of connectivity, all of which were based on an extensive, 6-month, multimarket study called Impressions of Connected Futures, lead by Product Innovation.
As we...Continue reading »
When you think about robots, there’s no doubt that a variety of sci-fi films come into your mind. Film-makers working on blockbusters in this genre have a huge fascination with robots, and often they play advanced roles in the lives...Continue reading »
When I originally met the CEO of Telefonica Research and Development David Del Val, he asked what I thought of the direction the industry was taking. I have not been shy on this blog and other public forums about my opinion on...Continue reading »
Bitcoin is a technology that’s gathered a lot of interest in recent years. While there are people who believe it’s capable of revolutionising modern finance, there are many who fear it promotes crime on the internet.
If you’ve come across...Continue reading »
Over the past few months, we’ve seen a ton of advancements in the world of virtual reality. Companies like Samsung, HTC and Oculus have all launched their own headsets, and software developers have created some innovative applications.
When it comes to...Continue reading »
Gene Slicing? That’s against my personal code.
One change perhaps some of us – and I don’t mean just the biology enthusiasts – would like to see in 2017 is a ban on misleading uses of ‘DNA’, the building block of life....Continue reading »