“A Very Human Future” Fast Future Publishing Published on 31 Oct 2017
The Grocerant: How smart grocery stores are becoming hybrids “Grocerant” is a new term that describes what smart grocery stores are becoming – a place for shoppers not only to stock up on essentials, but also to buy high quality prepared meals that can be taken home or eaten on site. (Shutterstock) Sylvain Charlebois, Dalhousie […]
Mastercard and Carrefour bring the future of automated shopping to life by launching Mobile Scan to Go – Pick, Pack, Pay – your weekly shop in 3 easy steps
Mastercard and Carrefour are working right at the forefront of customer innovation in Poland. On test now, but scheduled for nationwide rollout is an advanced mobile scan to go solution with a ‘technology exquisite’ difference. Our IORMA roving reporter was visiting a Carrefour store in downtown Warsaw to check out the latest in payment innovation […]
From flying warehouses to robot toilets – five technologies that could shape the future Shutterstock Leandro L. Minku, University of Leicester; Nervo Xavier Verdezoto D, University of Leicester, and Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester July 27, 2017 8.30am BST Flying warehouses, robot receptionists, smart toilets… do such innovations sound like science fiction or part of […]
Saudi Arabia is the first country to grant citizenship to a robot. Sophia, the humanoid produced by Hanson Robotics, spoke at the recent Future Investment Initiative.
What a World Powered by Quantum Computers May Look Like Futurism Published on 26 Oct 2017 In the next few years, quantum computers will usher in the next great era in computing technology. Their successful creation will be a paradigm shifting achievement—one that will alter the future of humanity. Here’s what you need to […]
3D printed sports shoes are more about your wallet than your feet shutterstock.com ManMohan S Sodhi, City, University of London October 26, 2017 3.00 pm BST The race is on to bring 3D printed footwear to market. Adidas, Nike and Under Armour are some of the big names that have been working on delivering bespoke […]
The coming transport revolution could deal a death blow to car ownership October 16th 2017 1.43 pm BST The coming transport revolution could deal a death blow to car ownership Monkey Business Images Marcus Mayers, University of Huddersfield and David Bamford, University of Huddersfield The traditional model for car ownership is bust. The gleaming steed on […]
Within just two decades, technology may have advanced so much that humans and machines are effectively ‘melded’ together, allowing for huge leaps forward in human consciousness and cognition.
Within just two decades, technology may have advanced so much that humans and machines are effectively ‘melded’ together, allowing for huge leaps forward in human consciousness and cognition. Source: Chloe Jones, Ronin OK, 15th October 2017 Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone, […]
The big business revolution: why the future is blockchain Shutterstock Rob Gowers, Anglia Ruskin University and Jukka Aminoff, Anglia Ruskin University July 25, 2017 2.33pm BST The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of US$3,025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone. Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at […]