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May 5, 2022

Shop The Future

Selfridges remains one of London’s destination department stores. Part of the reason it has stayed relevant is that it continues to reinvent itself.

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April 19, 2022

Metaverse Meals And More

While they were busy at work hunting and then consuming, there was ample time to learn more about how many businesses are thinking about the future of food.

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April 13, 2022

Where’s The Hype?

Metaverse and bitcoin fall into the hype category. Smart devices and micromobility don’t. Those are the conclusions from an influential survey.

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March 30, 2022

Feed The World, Better

Security of food supply and the need to diversify away from conventional food sources have been brought to the fore by the recent tragic events in Ukraine.

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March 24, 2022

Badger, Tortoise, Dog

Badgers, tortoises and dogs all feature in some of the most interesting innovations currently underway within the world of robotics.

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March 15, 2022

The Boiled Frog

The metaphor captures the inability or unwillingness of people to react to or be aware of sinister threats that arise gradually rather than suddenly. The risk of cyberattacks is inevitably front of mind for all businesses.

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March 9, 2022

Bending The Diabetes Curve

The statistics are stark: 1 in 10 adults globally live with diabetes currently, but within less than 25 years, this figure will rise to 1 in 8.

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February 24, 2022

Just Walk Out

Having seen the technology in action in 2019 and when it first came to the UK last year, it was interesting to observe the way in which it is evolving.

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February 16, 2022

Keep On Charging

Almost every vehicle manufacturer now seems to accept the inevitability of an increasingly electric future.

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February 9, 2022

The Identity Arms Race

If you believe in our Rubicon thesis and the fact that we are becoming digital by default, then it is integral to verify a real person.

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February 3, 2022

Why Bother With Humans?

The new world will almost certainly be one with fewer humans in functional roles. Automation and robots are game changers for many industries.

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January 7, 2022

Gifts For All

This article discusses of some of the themes that are likely to be topical over the coming 12 months.

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December 16, 2021

Janus Time, 2021 Edition

The year-end always represents a natural point at which to take stock. In all our thematic work, we try and adopt a Janus-like perspective.

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December 1, 2021

Postcard from Dubai

The lofty ambition of Expo 2020 is “connecting minds, creating the future.” At a high level, both traits were on display. Mobility and sustainability as pervasive themes were evident across many of the country pavilions your reviewer visited.

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November 17, 2021

Riding The NFT Wave

The British Museum has partnered with French start-up LaCollection to offer non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for Hokusai’s art

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November 10, 2021

Tales From Tech City

Around 10% of all Israeli employees work in the tech sector, which is responsible for c15% of the country’s GDP.

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November 4, 2021

Warehouses For The Future

You don’t have to look very hard to find an industry executive mentioning the term ‘supply chain.’ How does this impact warehouses?

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October 27, 2021

Pigs and Cats

Two totally unrelated stories caught our eye over the past week. Beyond the (somewhat tenuous) unifying theme of animals, they both speak to the power of progress.

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October 13, 2021

Has Quantum Computing Come of Age?

Look around and there is ample evidence that data volumes are only accelerating with no current signs of ceasing. In order to avoid drowning in data, we need solutions. Quantum computing might provide the answer.

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October 6, 2021

The Marvels of Medtech (Part Two)

Innovation is alive in the world of healthcare. This was the prevailing impression your author took away with him from having spent five hours at the MedTech Expo in Birmingham last week.

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September 23, 2021

Houses of The Future

Our houses will almost certainly therefore (need to) become smarter. For one perspective, go to see what IKEA is up to.

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September 15, 2021

Benjamin Franklin Was Right…

Much of the accommodation for the elderly will likely fall upon the private sector. This may be a burden owing to the lack of current available supply combined with constrained state budgets.

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August 31, 2021

Sharing With Strangers

The growth potential of the sharing economy is significant, for almost anything – from lawnmowers to surfboards – can conceivably be shared.

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August 19, 2021

Everyone’s Hair is on Fire

‘Big boxes’ may not be glamorous, but they are integral to the functioning of the economy. The commonality across all big box assets is that demand is vastly outstripping supply.

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August 12, 2021

Take-Off for Greener Travel?

Good news them for both the planet and travellers that guilt-free flying may become a distinct possibility. Direct Air Capture is an emerging technology that can help bring emissions to zero and also remove carbon from the atmosphere.

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