Four future factory facts
What does the fourth era of manufacturing – known as “Industrie 4.0” – hold for us and how is this enhancing production?
When technology trumps expectations
The car, the mobile phone and even the tin can. There are some pieces of technology that changed our society and yet no one could predict quite how much. What were the misconceptions at the start and what can we expect from the Internet of Things which is fast approaching its peak of expectations?
5 fun facts about the history of AI
AI is everywhere at the moment. But where did AI come from? And what moments in its history should we remember?
4 ways finger veins are the new signature
Most of us wouldn’t think twice about managing our finances and personal admin online. The thought of having to go into the bank to pay a bill, a norm not much more than a decade ago, seems very archaic. Yet as more and more people input personal data online, we are making it easier for criminals to discover the information needed to crack passwords, access accounts and even steal identities.
Artificial intelligence: the new superhero on the block
The days when our safety and security were in the hands of the physically strong and powerful are long gone. Data is the new might. In today’s world with unprecedented forms of crime, and intense scrutiny around security, artificial intelligence is becoming our new superhero.
Robots to the rescue!
When the Great East Japan earthquake rocked Japan in March 2011, the country was knocked off its feet. Alongside the devastation wrought by the earthquake and ensuing tsunami, Japan faced the most challenging civil nuclear accident of recent years. Discover how robots are assisting with the clean-up.
The story of big data
What are the revolutionary ways in which big data has been used across history?