After spending 328 days in space, Christina Koch is returning with data for future missions to the Moon and Mars
By testing user’s sweat, this wearable tech informs users about health and performance
UX Connections gets the lowdown from one of the creative minds behind sustainable footwear company SEVEN FEET APART.
The aviation industry is looking to clean up its act, but will green offsets and sustainable fuel ease your flight shame?
Nature may not be a miracle cure for mental illness, but evidence suggests a link that urban designers are not ignoring.
Researchers at the USC are using AI to preserve water supplies after quakes and help the US Coast Guard prepare for disaster relief.
Artificial Intelligence – a mere tool, a partner or a potential enemy (Part Three – Risks and Perspectives)
Over the last couple of decades, we have witnessed a skyrocketing evolution of AI. At first, machines became better than us at chess and boardgames. Then, they set up new communication channels or techniques. Both remarkable and scary, this transformation inevitably makes us wonder: what will the future bring?
Artificial Intelligence – a mere tool, a partner or a potential enemy (Part Two – Robots and Language)
During the last decade, Artificial Intelligence doesn’t mean just algorithms, calculations and probabilities. The concept of AI and its related technologies are now much more complex than what Deep Blue was.
Tech-driven shows like Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience take audience participation to a new level.
Artificial Intelligence – a mere tool, a partner or a potential enemy? (Part One – Gary Kasparov and Lee Sedol)
After man made the machines, he wanted to endow them with a sort of intelligence. Not like his own, but, anyway, to make them smart. As we find ourselves in the middle of technological progress, how does it look so far? We’ll try to find out by making a retrospection, then an introspection and eventually talk a bit about the future.
Technological progress brings certain challenges for our health and wellbeing, but also potential solutions. In this case, blue light blocking glasses, a gadget for ameliorating side effects of artificial light. But can these glasses really protect us from the stimuli of a digital era?
New surveillance technologies are in use as we speak. But who controls who? Are we really protected by those who watch on us? At the end of the day, what’s the role of surveillance today, in the so-called postmodernity?
Some may say it’s a necessity, others may think that it’s a form of tight control. In any case, contemporary surveillance methods are already much more advanced than we would believe, due to an impressive technological progress. But when is this progress useful and when is it controlling us by affecting our privacy?
As speed and overpopulation characterize our global, digital society, the surveillance paradigm is being reshaped in order to match this reality. Let’s see what are the new techniques which obviously make full use of technology.
Mark Zuckerberg, the well-known Facebook CEO, has recently launched himself in a personal vendetta against Tik-Tok, a Chinese short video-sharing app, after he tried to buy its predecessor few years ago.
If you have a world moved by engines and hard technology, petrol is the elixir which keeps everything running. But when your world becomes governed by information and soft technology, then data should be the asset that spins the Earth, right? Or it’s nothing else but a cliché? First, why should data be treated the same like oil was, over a century ago?
Recent research shows us that people with different vulnerabilities can benefit significantly from common technology and media devices.
It is one of the characterizing events of a digital era. These days, it involves people from all around the world in a consumerist pursuit of happiness. But what’s the complete story of Black Friday?
Few years ago, Japan made a high-tech move with a hotel entirely operated by robots. While the idea was compelling, it soon brought new challenges, as “robotocracy” still proves to be a utopia.
Instead of using our phones for scrolling down, we can get nice memories with them and see places which we haven’t seen before. There is a treasure hunting game, based on GPS coordinates, which brings in another facet of technology.
People are the heart of services – Service Design is a multi-disciplinary methodology that enables a more holistic view of the design process. At UX Connections, we use a variety of design and research methods in our process to unveil ubiquitous actions to improve relations and the delivery of services.
This social enterprise works alongside an AI community tackling humanity’s challenges.
Increasing focus on BAME business leaders and entrepreneurs helps forge paths for future generations.
“Embrace change and design for it” is the advice from 95-year-old inventor Barbara Beskind for an aging population.
There is more to “coworking” than just a common office space.
As the work paradigm is nowadays changing, co-working spaces and communities are not just a trend anymore. They are here to stay.
The digital world may have its dark places for women, but Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP sees light at the end of the tunnel.
Arguably, what made cryptos so successful in the first place is the possibility of having a recognised valuable asset without the hassle of complying with banking and legal regulations.
In a fast-paced digital era, freelancers represent an increasing segment of the workforce, almost everywhere around the world.
Every crypto enthusiast knows well that big nations such as the USA or Japan are trying to regulate the cryptomarket. But they are also keeping a certain distance from fully implementing cryptos in national or global finance.
Social enterprise Ecosia present a novel solution to deforestation: a search engine that plants trees.