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Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Biotechnology, Blockchain, Cleantech, Consumer Electronics, Cryptocurrencies, Cybersecurity, Education, Energy, Enterprise Software, Fintech, Health tech, Industrial Internet & IoT, Internet of Things, M2M, Manufacturing tech & Materials, Med tech & Pharma, Mobile, On-demand Services, Retail tech, Robotics, Space Technology, Supply Chain,Transport & Automotive, Travel, Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology. 

Find below just a few samples of articles I have written on those topics. 

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Neuralink: How The Human Brain Will Download Directly From a Computer

Neuralink, the brain-computer interface and neuroprosthetics company started by Elon Musk and others in 2016 is developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. Elon Musk is also the CEO of the company. The neurotechnology company headquartered in San Francisco, California is expected to develop implantable brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). Neuralink aims to make devices that intially would treat serious brain disease and brain damage that was caused by
Michio Kaku: Theoretical Physicist And Master of Communicating Science

Michio Kaku: Theoretical Physicist And Master of Communicating Science

Dr. Michio Kaku was born in San Jose, California on January 24, 1947. He is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator. He is a co-founder of String Field Theory, a branch of String Theory. Michio Kaku loved science-fiction shows and books, filled with time-traveling heroes, parallel universes, and intergalactic space travel since an early age. He once said that magic, fantasy, and science-fiction were all a gigantic playground for his imagination, adding that they were
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The Turk: Wolfgang von Kempelen's Fake Automaton Chess Player

The Mechanical Turk, also known as the Automaton Chess Player, was a fake chess-playing machine constructed in the late 18th century. The invention was designed by Hungarian engineer and inventor Baron Wolfgang von Kempelen in 1769. The machine was introduced as a chess playing automaton capable of beating even the strongest challengers. Apps & Software Can You Solve This Chess Puzzle That AI Software Can't? The Automaton's first performance was for the Habsburg Court in Vienna in 1770. It was
Wolfgang von Kempelen: The Mind Behind the Mechanical Turk

Wolfgang von Kempelen: The Mind Behind the Mechanical Turk

Wolfgang von Kempelen created two quite debated though ingenious technical sensations from the late 18th century: The mechanical chess player, known as The Automaton or The Turk, and the Speaking Machine. Johann Wolfgang Ritter von Kempelen was born on January 23, 1734, in Preßburg, Habsburg Empire (now Bratislava, Slovakia). He was baptized in St. Martin's Cathedral under the name Wolfgangus Franciscus de Paola Joannes Elemosinarius. The native house of Kempelen is still preserved in Bratislav
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Discover the Virtual Reality Cocktail Bar: The Place For The Drinks of the Future

We have Virtual Reality (VR) and virtual worlds. Next, we need virtual drinks, virtual food, and the possibility to use the technology in some cool applications adding the potential of improving people's sensations. The combination of visual, auditory, and haptic feedback media helps in the creation of a truly immersive Virtual Reality experience. Add to the mix smell and taste and the result is a total VR experience upgrade. Having that mix in mind, the Virtual Cocktail -or Vocktail- and the
Mandela Effect: The Science Behind Our Collective False Memories

Mandela Effect: The Science Behind Our Collective False Memories

If you have ever been under the impression that you remembered things differently from what is generally known to be a fact, then there is a chance that you might be experiencing the Mandela Effect. Some people are so convinced about what they think they remember that will present some kind of Mandela Effect proof as part of a discussion. But, what is the Mandela Effect? Some people believe that the Mandela Effects is an alter-reality effect. Some others believe the Mandela Effect attempts to
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Teslasuit Brings Virtual Reality to a New Level: Not Just for Gaming

The potential applications of immersive virtual reality systems are increasing with the current market being beyond the traditional gaming sector. Virtual Reality (VR) can be used for information visualization in industrial sectors. The defense sector can use virtual reality to create simulated environments to train pilots, soldiers, and crisis response teams for situations that are too dangerous to use live equipment. The costs associated with the technology is projected to decrease and more i
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Robot-Assisted Therapy for Autistic Children

Social semi-humanoid robots are quickly gaining territory in the education and healthcare industry. The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) coupled with new developments in robotics have resulted in the creation of super friendly semi-humanoid robots that are perfect for aiding the elderly and children alike in countless therapy and rehabilitation scenarios. Robot-assisted therapy is a kind of therapy that helps to augment the traditional human therapy and is considered a game cha
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Antoni Gaudí's Architectural Style and Best Works out of Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí i Corvet is best known for being at the forefront of Catalan Modernism architectural style in the 19th and 20th century. His inspiration was the Neo-Gothic and organic styles. This is clearly represented in some of Gaudí's most iconic structures, such as Sagrada Familia and Casa Milà, two of Antoni Gaudí's best works in Barcelona. The Catalan architect possessed an incredible love for nature: animals and plants. This, and religion, greatly influenced each one of his designs. Secti
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The Best Works of Antonio Gaudí in Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí i Cornet was born in Tarragona in 1852. In his early years, he spent many hours observing nature. As an architectural student, he did not shine, but exceeded himself with genius ideas. Nature was Antoni Gaudí main teacher and supreme source of inspiration. He took inspiration from nature to shape all of his works. Gaudí wanted to discover the essence of Mother Earth and pass the essence onto his creations. Gaudí's main sponsor was Eusebi  Güell, who remarkably managed to push the i
Scientists Have Discovered Why Silver Clusters Emit Light

Scientists Have Discovered Why Silver Clusters Emit Light

Silver clusters confined in matrices possess remarkable luminescence properties, but little is known about their structural and electronic properties, or at least until now.   Chemistry Atomic Movie of Melting Gold Could Aid in Fusion Reactor Design Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of physicists and chemists led by The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium, now we know exactly how and why clusters of silver atoms captured in zeolites have such remarkable light-emitting propert
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Atlantropa: Herman Sörgel's Vision of a New Continent

Imagine a world with futuristic cities and renewable energy in abundance. A civilized world where poverty and war are things of the past. Imagine a world where prosperity, harmony, and peace create a healthy environment for all creatures on the planet. That is the vision of Atlantropa; the vision of Munich architect Herman Sörgel's life-long dream. Herman Sörgel wanted to change the face of the planet bringing Europe and Africa together. His plans and futuristic ideas managed to keep the intern
IT Energy Efficiency: Single-Atom Transistor in Gel Electrolyte Reaches the Limit of Miniaturization

IT Energy Efficiency: Single-Atom Transistor in Gel Electrolyte Reaches the Limit of Miniaturization

High-energy consumption is a well known side effect that comes from digitization. Information Technology (IT) has a share of more than 10 percent in total power consumption. Transistors are at the core of digital data processing in computing centers as well as in consumer electronics such as personal computers, smartphones, or even in embedded systems from household appliances to airplanes. High-performance computing have had their sights set on Exascale computers, which are supercomputers capa
This Pastry Chef Creates Fascinating Geometric Cakes Using 3D Printing

This Pastry Chef Creates Fascinating Geometric Cakes Using 3D Printing

When she was 15, Dinara Kasko wanted to be an architect. She graduated from the University of Architecture and Design in Kiev, Ukraine. After graduation, she worked as an architect, interior designer, and 3D visualizer for a few years. The first time she saw a mousse clay cake she was fascinated. "It was so shiny, so bright, so unusual!" So much, that it changed her life and career forever. While transitioning from design architect to architectural cake designer, Dinara Kasko took her previous
Buzz Aldrin: Life and Career of One of the First Men Who Walked on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin: Life and Career of One of the First Men Who Walked on the Moon

On July 20, 1969, astronauts Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon for the first time in the history of mankind. Over half a billion people around the world watched the landing of NASA's Apollo 11 on the Moon. Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong explored the Sea of Tranquility region of the Moon while astronaut Michael Collins remained with the command and service modules in lunar orbit. It was the first manned mission ever. On July 16, 1969, the Saturn V launch vehicle (SA-506)
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Amelia Earhart: Life and Mystery of the World's First Female Pilot Who Crossed the Atlantic Ocean

On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed Electra piloted by Amelia Earhart, mysteriously vanished over the Pacific Ocean without leaving a trace. News The Mysterious Disappearance of Amelia Earhart Finally 'Solved' After 81 Years She was 39. The aviatrix and her navigator, Fred Noonan, had set course to circumnavigate the globe. Three weeks later, an S.O.S. distress signal was picked up in Los Angeles. Despite U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the biggest research rescue operation in the history
La Sagrada Familia: Barcelona

La Sagrada Familia: Barcelona's Unfinished Masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi

In 1872, Josep Maria Bocabella, a Catalan printer, bookseller, and founder of the Spiritual Association of Devotees of St. Joseph was inspired by the Basilica de Loreto to build a church in Barcelona. In 1877, the project was commissioned to architect Francisco de Paula del Villar. On March 19, 1882, the construction of the apse crypt of La Basilica de la Sagrada Familia (The Basilica of the Holy Family) began under his direction. Francisco de Paula del Villar's original design was of a large G
Thomas Midgley Jr.: The Man Who Harmed the World the Most

Thomas Midgley Jr.: The Man Who Harmed the World the Most

Thomas Midgley Jr. was an American mechanical engineer born on May 18, 1889, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He liked to experiment with extremely poisonous chemical substances without any concern for the consequences this could bring to the world, the population, and the environment. He is globally regarded as one of the worst inventors who greatly contributed to the environmental problems we face today and the world will still be facing at least a hundred years after his death. Thomas Midgley
Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed the World and Impacted the History In a Revolutionary Way

Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed the World and Impacted the History In a Revolutionary Way

Yvonne managed to balance her family life and her career very well. She followed William, who was a research chemist, to wherever his job would take them. Yvonne always managed to get job offers in a field dominated by men. In the beginning, Yvonne worked part-time jobs so that she could care for their three young children. Yvonne Brill is believed to be the only woman in the United States who was researching into rocket science in the mid-1940s. Yvonne encountered her fair share of prejudice
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