Tag: Future

Norway’s plan for a fleet of electric planes

By 2040, Norway has promised all of its short-haul flights will be on electric aircraft. It could revolutionize the airline industry.

How to drink from the enormous lakes in the air

Attempts to conjure water ‘from thin air’ might offer relief for drought-ridden regions – and it could even help the rest of us go off-grid.

How China’s giant solar farms are transforming world energy

China is not only home to some of the biggest solar farms; its technology looks set to influence energy policy across the globe. But how feasible are these grand plans?

Will or will not autonomous trucks eliminate huge numbers of truck driver jobs?

Researcher Steve Viscelli is back with new analysis, predicting a modest loss of about 300,000 jobs.

The future of work: Are you ready for smart Cobots?

What if robots didn't take the place of humans, but worked alongside them? That's precisely the reality when cobots—collaborative robots—are added to the workforce.

Why do businesses and society need smart cities? To survive…

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, we look at why businesses and society need smart cities. It's about transformation and sustainability.

Designing for ‘everyone’ is not the path to an inclusive smart city

Hannah Kaner, smart cities strategist at Orange Bus, argues in Information Age that when it comes to optimising citizen interaction with smart city development, we must target areas of the city where services are failing and address inclusivity.

First international guidelines for small spacecraft just published

Space is all the rage, so it seems. The number of small spacecraft – including satellites – being manufactured has rocketed in recent years, and future forecasts are equally explosive.

5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities!

Dr. Rajiv Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, on 5 Years of 100 Resilient Cities

Organic matter found on Mars

The more we learn about Mars, the more it seems that the red planet once could have harbored life.

Mars 101 | National Geographic

Learn how the red planet formed from gas and dust and what its polar ice caps mean for life as we know it.

Smart Cities and a Sustainable Future

Many developments in technology promise to be a paradigm shift or world changing so much so that it can be difficult to distinguish the hype from the reality.

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