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Let's get together!

Let's get together!

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Technology too, enables a collaborative economy – a great example of this is of course AirBnB. Applying this innovation in a social context has resulted in projects like the Casserole Club founded in 2011 by FutueGov. More

PwC appoints AI lead in the UK

PwC appoints AI lead in the UK

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Artificial lightness of being

Artificial lightness of being

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My circadian rhythms have been upended and you don’t want to hear about my messed up melatonin levels More

In praise of Lego

In praise of Lego

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Lego, a life skill for now and the future More

Blockchain, the power to change life as we know it

Blockchain, the power to change life as we know it

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In the way that e-mail is just one application that runs off the Internet, currency is just one application that Blockchain can perform More

WI-FI on buses; cyber divide now a chasm and AI traffic lights

WI-FI on buses; cyber divide now a chasm and AI traffic lights

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Even the most rudimentary kind of data would communicate to the powers that be that commuters on their way to work have laptops which they would like to use More

The power of 3D printing

The power of 3D printing

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3D printing is a bone fide digital disruptor – it’s arrival set to play havoc with construction jobs, and the conventional eco system supporting it More

Driverless vehicles: the public gets to play

Driverless vehicles: the public gets to play

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Think of all those technologies that were predicted to set the world on fire but just didn’t – Segways, Google glasses, Sinclair C5 and Amazon Fire Phone to name a few More

Citizens and ghost cities of China

Citizens and ghost cities of China

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However right now, hundreds of these newly built urban areas stand with great swathes totally empty, waiting to come to life More

Power, empowerment and clean essentials

Power, empowerment and clean essentials

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The use of renewables improves public health, air quality, has no emissions, provides jobs and new revenue streams More