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How the sharing economy is shaking the hotel industry

How the sharing economy is shaking the hotel industry

How the sharing economy is shaking the hotel industry Can social media change full-fledged industries? Can the online world revolutionize entire sectors? When planning a holiday, staying at a hotel has been the traditional way of ‘doing things’. But not in recent years. With the rise of social technologies, a brand new system has emerged […]

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TOWARDS A SHARING ECONOMY

TOWARDS A SHARING ECONOMY

TOWARDS A SHARING ECONOMY   As social media grows and more applications are born, we are gradually shifting towards what some have dubbed the ‘sharing economy’. The sharing economy is a peer-to-peer economic model, whereby people rent out and borrow goods and services directly from each other. Participants of the sharing economy bypass traditional providers […]

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THE FUTURE LOOK OF ROBOTS

THE FUTURE LOOK OF ROBOTS

Image credit : Harvard Termes Project THE FUTURE LOOK OF ROBOTS   What is your idea of a robot? An android? A machine that looks and acts like human beings? Well, it seems that the future of robots is one that looks very different from our idea of them… Robotics, in fact, is taking much […]

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ROBOT AMAZES OBAMA IN A SHORT MEETING BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE

ROBOT AMAZES OBAMA IN A SHORT MEETING BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE

IMAGE: AP PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER/ASSOCIATED PRESS   ROBOT AMAZES OBAMA IN A SHORT MEETING BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE   If you’ve watched the recent video of President Barack Obama being greeted by a Japanese robot and you’ve felt like I did, then you’ve probably been awestricken too. Watching a 4 ft 3, 106 lb, speaking, walking, […]

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CAN A FORK EVER BE SMART?

CAN A FORK EVER BE SMART?

CAN A FORK EVER BE SMART? And the world of smart objects keeps growing, widening and stretching its reach to many different industries. Today, we are looking at the houseware industry, more specifically kitchenware, and how smart products may revolutionize it. A brand new fork, called the Hapifork, was created recently to help users monitor […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE_HARBISSON

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE_HARBISSON

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE_HARBISSON   “Life will be much more exciting when we stop creating applications for mobile phones and we start creating applications for our own body.” — Neil Harbisson Can our bodies one day replace our smartphones? Can our bodies become more technologically apt?   This quote by Neil Harbisson is quite an interesting one […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?

SOCIAL MEDIA RISK: HOW MUCH FREEDOM DO WE HAVE?   With the recent spying scandal springing from the discovery of Prism, an Internet-surveillance scheme developed by the United States; how much freedom do we have when it comes to using social media? It is important to be aware of the different risks involved when using […]

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OBJECTS ARE GETTING SMARTER AND SMARTER! Part 1

OBJECTS ARE GETTING SMARTER AND SMARTER! Part 1

OBJECTS ARE GETTING SMARTER AND SMARTER! Part 1   Smart objects are a field that is only expanding. You may think of your smartphone when I say smart object, and you are right, but the world of smart objects expands much beyond what you know of and what you use. In fact, many of you […]

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GOOGLE GLASS

GOOGLE GLASS

GOOGLE GLASS   The world of smart objects is expanding at great speed, and one of the latest additions to this range of goods is the Google Glass. A wearable computer, the eyewear product is being created by Google as part of its Project Glass research and development project. Today, most of us own a […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION   On the same day of London’s recent Woolwich attack, a friend of mine asked me if I had heard of the news. He added that he had no idea what had been happening until he saw a post on Facebook saying ‘what is going on […]

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