Interested in, and writing about the following: 

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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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
Atlantropa: Herman Sörgel

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
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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HVDC grids to facilitate cross-border energy exchange

In the future, point-to-point offshore connections are expected to evolve into multi-terminal HVDC-systems to increase power exchange between countries and strengthen the energy market of renewables In addition to solar, wind power is growing as a source of alternative energy, and is expected to occupy a major portion of the market by mid-century. (former EWEA), which represents the wind industry, reports that wind energy now covers over 11% of Europe’s electricity demand. It estimates an incre
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Black Inventors - The Complete List of Genius Black American (African American) Inventors, Scientists, and Engineers with Their Revolutionary Inventions That Changed the World and Impacted the History

Martin Luther King Jr., who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his non-violent campaign against racism, summarized the drive and strong will of African-Americans. Their inventions, scientific discoveries, and legacy have greatly contributed to the advancement and betterment of science, technology, engineering, and humanity as a whole. From science to technology to agriculture and medicine, African-American men and women have empowered the global society and future generations of any ra
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Automotive Semiconductors Open Stellar Opportunities

According to the latest industry report published by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS), the global semiconductor market is expected to increase 9.5% in 2018 representing a growth of $451 billion. Increased connectivity and automated driving are shifting where revenue is going in the automotive sector. This shift is going to affect demand for automotive semiconductors bringing new opportunities. Semiconductor leaders must consider the discussion of new strategies adapting to the ra
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How machines can learn from human behaviour

Could a human behaviour simulator be embedded into a robot or online avatar to the point that it’s hard to distinguish between a real person or artificial intelligence? Scientists have been upping the stakes in this “Turing test” for years, to the point that human-mimicking programmes are ready to answer tricky questions, assist people with online shopping or be companions. Now researchers across a clutch of European universities have developed a large-scale experimental lab programme involving
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How machines can learn from human behaviour

Designing intelligent machines that can resemble and model human behaviour is closer than we think. And you can join in Could a human behaviour simulator be embedded into a robot or online avatar to the point that it’s hard to distinguish between a real person or artificial intelligence? Scientists have been upping the stakes in this “Turing test” for years, to the point that human-mimicking programmes are ready to answer tricky questions, assist people with online shopping or be companions. N
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Bio-homes to tackle the housing emergency

A new sustainable initiative in Bristol, in the UK, uses bio-based materials to face the need for additional and affordable housing supply Bristol is at the forefront of high-tech innovation in the UK, named European green capital in 2015. But it is also the second least affordable major British city housing-wise only after London. Its estimated population is 454,200 people, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Around 10,000 people are registered on the waiting list for a cou
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Bio-homes to tackle the housing emergency

A new sustainable initiative in Bristol, in the UK, uses bio-based materials to face the need for additional and affordable housing supply Bristol is at the forefront of high-tech innovation in the UK, named European green capital in 2015. But it is also the second least affordable major British city housing-wise only after London. Its estimated population is 454,200 people, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Around 10,000 people are registered on the waiting list for a cou
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How 'Defense in Depth' Gets Data Protection Right

How 'Defense in Depth' Gets Data Protection Right When it comes to preventing cyber attacks, no one technology can prevent a determined attacker from breaking into an enterprise network. However, a combination of preventative tools, best practices and employee training has helped one energy company bolster its security defenses over the past several years. Engie Insight, which is based in Spokane, Wash., helps large businesses and Fortune 500 companies manage their energy use. The company rece
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Race to Logistics Automation: Amazon Approaching the Finish Line

Amazon’s new delivery service aims to compete with UPS and FedEx. The Shipping with Amazon (SWA) is an end-to-end shipping solution that picks up from businesses and ships to consumers. SWA is initially being rolled out in Los Angeles with the ultimate goal of offering shipping services to any other business undercutting both FedEx and UPS on rates. This means Amazon, potentially, becomes the first crossing the finish line to supply and logistics chain automation. That is going to have an unpre
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Nokia Builds Up Smart Home Portfolio With Mesh WiFi

BARCELONA -- MWC 2018 -- Nokia used Mobile World Congress 2018 as the backdrop for the introduction of a WiFi solution designed to help service providers deliver a seamless home network to residential subscribers. Under Nokia's design, WiFi beacons form a mesh network and gain access to the fiber network. The technology, called Nokia Wi-Fi, has a home portal so providers can see subscribers' in-home networks and all connected devices. In addition to showing heat maps, spectrum analysis and hist
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There's a Lot More Than Mobile at MWC2018

There's a Lot More Than Mobile at MWC2018 While Mobile World Congress content focuses on the wonderful world of wireless, service providers with their feet firmly planted in the fixed-access arena will find plenty to consider and learn. With a general theme dubbed "Creating a Better Future," the Barcelona-based event is slated to attract over 108,000 attendees and more than 320 speakers between Feb. 26 and March 1. The four-day conference program highlights the impact of mobile and the latest

Follow the Roadmap to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation dramatically improves operations in the supply chain. Recent advancement in voice recognition, the Internet of Things (IoT), and cognitive technologies create superior digital experiences across many channels and mediums. A combination of all this, potentially gives supply chain organizations the opportunity to resource and create advanced digital experiences that have the ability to improve the end user experience and deliver better business results. Despite this, many s
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