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Is our thirst for innovation making humanity redundant?

The ways in which AI could improve our world are countless—in fact there is barely any issue facing our world today that AI couldn’t play a valuable part in the fight against.

Reality goes digital

In recent years, virtual, augmented and mixed reality captured imaginations and shaped trends. Now they’re poised to become mainstays of everyday reality.

Redefining the way we work

With the number of applications and IoT-connected sensors already mushrooming in today’s smart cities, firewalls are now largely obsolete.

The perfect recipe

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) guide us through tackling the most pressing global problems, setting 17 goals, each with their own targets, to be reached by 2030.

A new mix for the workspace

As ubiquitous connectivity grows in capacity and pervasiveness, there should really be no difference between working from any physical location and accessing a virtual workspace.

Traditional HR is dead

Annemie Ress is the Founder of PurpleBeach, which is a forum that encourages diversity of thinking and promotes the topic of people innovation. Accepting that innovation in business is underpinned by people, PurpleBeach acts as catalyst for change at the intersection between business and people.

Harvey, Irma, and Jose: proof of climate change

Last year, I wrote about the built in resilience in the Florida keys as an example of the larger issue of resilience in business....

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SEAT taps into Barcelona’s supercomputer power

To position itself for this new era, SEAT has developed close ties with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), home to MareNostrum 4, the third most powerful supercomputer in Europe.

Q&A: Bombardier

Bruce Parry, Head of Sustainability, Product Development Engineering: "We look at design, manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance and operation, and end-of-life all from an environmental perspective."

Can we afford to live forever?

This ageing of the population is already exerting extreme pressure on health care systems around the world. In response, the medical sector is turning to digital technologies to reduce costs and re-think the way that health care is provided.

Digital’s dark side: Inequality and unemployment

What is possible is that digitization leads to entire segments of the population to have little or nothing to do and that could lead to revolution, war or worse.