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Vertical Farms

Vertical farms are moving from concept to industrial reality. The concept is easy: rather than using land to grow vegetables let’s use vertical structures. It is obvious that this reduces the amount of land for a given surface. There is more. The vertical “walls” on which to grow the vegetable …

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Megatrends for this decade – XXXV

a) The future of work is now, or isn’t it? In the past year we have seen, and possibly contributed to, a momentous shift in the way of doing business, courtesy of the pandemic and of related countermeasures taken by governments all over the world. Not even the world wars …

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VR controlled robotic arm

Controlling robotic arms is something usually done via sensors and software that is pre-programmed. In several situation a direct control provided by a human operator is needed. The more sophisticated the robotic arm and the more complex the task it is involved, the trickier the control. Extended Robotics, a British …

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Digital Tranformation: Impact on Jobs – I

The Digital Transformation, DX, is having a profound impact on jobs by: Replacing human workers with automation Removing the need for some type of jobs Changing the way jobs are performed, usually requiring different set of skills Creating new job opportunities in new emerging sectors Increasing the demand for DX …

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Using drones like bees …

There are an estimated 100 trillions (!) bees in the world (the data range is quite broad, actually, for the difficulties in estimating the number of wild bees, domesticated ones are in the range of 2-5 trillions). This is a mind boggling number, and quite frankly it would remain so …

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5G: picking up steam or slowing down?

The Ericsson Mobile Report June 2020 is out and it makes for interesting reading. Clearly one should keep in mind that Ericsson perspective is the one of a company that need the equipment market to pick up steam as soon as possible… Here the points that I found notable: The …

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Could the convergence of Mixed Reality, Robots and Social Networks be the future of hybrid attendance and participation in conferences and other gathering events?

Posted on behalf of Louis Nisiotis and Lyuba Alboul As a result of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the wide-reaching recommendations for discouraging or even prohibiting large gatherings, many conferences, concerts, matches and tournaments, and various meetings have either being postponed, cancelled or changed venues, with some of them deciding to …

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