For better or worse, each of these memorable banking encounters involves actual human interaction. But as we look to automate all these banking processes, how will the customer experience change? That was the topic of a talk during this year’s...Continue reading »
As technology becomes more integrated into our everyday lives it is having a prolific impact on the growth of economies around the world. At a socio-economic level, it is estimated that digitalisation has the potential to increase GDP per capita...Continue reading »
We have a very complicated relationship with our cars. I learned the strength of the emotional bond when taking calls from drivers whose cars had been towed away by the police (see bio). If just one of those hundreds of...Continue reading »
If you are at all squeamish, I recommend you don’t read on. This article could get as gory Leonardo Di Caprio’s latest opus The Revenant. It’s about modern day struggles but it has similar themes to Di Caprio’s western-themed bloodbath:...Continue reading »
What a year 2015 has been for the technology industry. From huge mergers and acquisitions that have the potential to reshape the whole industry to new gadgets that could change everyday life, 2015 had it all.
At this time of year...Continue reading »
By Nell Bennett
Computer power continues to open up an ever increasing diversity of applications, but you are guaranteed to bump into at least four people during your commute as they look at their phones instead of the path. You might...Continue reading »
It’s fair to say that for most people wearable technology revolves around fitness gadgets and little else.
Devices from the likes of Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin and Moov can monitor heart rate, pulse, how many steps taken, distance covered, sleep quality, and...Continue reading »
Do we even want cars driving themselves?
First, let’s start with a little vocabulary review. As it turns out, autonomous cars and self-driving cars are not the same thing. Autonomous cars aren’t exactly new— we’ve had things like cruise control for...Continue reading »
At the risk of sounding like a digital Dr Dolittle, I wish I could speak to the Automatons and learn their languages. Imagine chatting with a car, or bantering with a boat on the sea. To paraphrase the doctor: If...Continue reading »
The Japanese Wish Hills company has created shoes with an embedded GPS, designed for people with senile dementia, so that they can be easily located if they get lost.
One of the problems facing families and caregivers of people with some...Continue reading »