Interested in, and writing about the following: 

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality, Biotechnology, Blockchain, Cleantech, Consumer Electronics, Cryptocurrencies, Cybersecurity, Education, Energy, Enterprise Software, Fintech, Health tech, Industrial Internet & IoT, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Manufacturing tech & Materials, Med tech & Pharma, Mobile, On-demand Services, Retail tech, Robotics, Space Technology, Supply Chain, Electronics Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport & Automotive, Electric and Autonomous Vehicles, Aerospace tech, Smart Cities, Travel, Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology. 

Find below just a few samples of articles I have written on those topics. 

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MWC19 Barcelona (Formerly Mobile World Congress): What to Expect and What You Should Know

There is already a lot of expectation in the industry as MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress) organized by the GSMA quickly approaches. From February 25 to 28 the world-class event will be staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuic, and La Farga L'Hospitalet in Barcelona, Spain. The GSMA is preparing to receive over 107,000 professionals from over 200 countries and territories, representing a wide range of industry sectors. In addition, over 2,400 leading companies from the mobile ecosy

Deutsche Telekom Introduces Innovative nuSIM for IoT

This year, we are going to see a lot of hot news and trends coming from broadband and mobile service providers at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. MWC is held in the Catalan city at the Fira Gran Via from 25th to 28th of February 2019. One of the most innovative service providers, Deutsche Telekom, is going to be presenting its latest developments for the Internet of Things (IoT), nuSIM, one of many solutions the German company is offering around the future digital society. Intern

Medellin Becomes A Fourth Industrial Revolution Network's Affiliate Center

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also called Industry 4.0, is "the age in which scientific and technological breakthroughs are disrupting industries, blurring geographical boundaries, challenging existing regulatory frameworks, and even redefining what it means to be human," according to a whitepaper published by the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network in December 2018. As part of the global Industry 4.0 strategy, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network has sele

Engineering Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

The year 2019 is going to be more about the evolution of the existing technologies than about innovation. For years now we have been talking about all what is going to happen in 2020. Now, less than a year away, we can say that the future is here to stay. Major engineering technology trends are going to be visible throughout 2019. Rapid change is going to characterize the technological trends impacting engineering and manufacturing in 2019. At the same time, the industry is going to see a conti

Engineers Should Master Soft Skills for a Successful Career

Engineering is one of the most exciting fields today. New college graduates are going to see great changes and must be prepared to be a fundamental part of the change. And the demands in terms of skills required are intensifying as we speak. Most engineering job descriptions today include some soft skills. If they are not explicitly mentioned, though, they are implied in the context of the job description. In the next few years, some new and emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligenc

VR and Holographic Technology Make The Star Trek Holodeck A Reality

Holographic technology has been maturing rapidly in the past few years. The Star Trek holodeck, or Holographic Environment Simulator (HES) might not be too far into the future. Holography is based on the principle of interference. Holograms capture the interference pattern between two or more beams of coherent laser light. A hologram is a photographic recording of a light field. This is used to display a three-dimensional image of the holographic subject. Holograms can be seen without the aid

IBM's New Artificial Intelligence Can Make Humans Better Decision Makers

According to IBM Research, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to make humans listen better to other points of view, think, reflect, and reason better. Hence, humans can make more informed decisions based on a deeper understanding and analysis of a given topic. In other words, AI can help humans become more aware of different perspectives and their valuable contribution to a discussion. This broader vision can enable better actionable decisions. IBM Research began its work on Projec

Betting on Brexit: Gamblers Predicted Brexit before Financial Traders

The study, The behaviour of betting and currency markets on the night of the EU referendum, conducted by researchers from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, England, used big data and machine learning technology to show how financial markets lagged behind in getting the right results on European Union (EU) referendum night --also called the Brexit night. Researchers from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge studied the behaviors of the Betfair betting ma

IoT and Cyber Risk: Establishing Communication between the CISO and the Risk Manager

The fast-growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT) has made possible smarter homes, connected cars, and smarter cities. However, all this technological development brings cyber risk with it. At this year's CES, AIG and other risk experts discussed how devices meant to improve lives and business operations have made us more vulnerable to cyber attacks at the same time. The panel discussion, part of the Consumer Electronics 2019 (CES) Research Summit in Las Vegas, was made up by Glenn Gerste

Raspberry Pi and Arduino DIY Electronics Projects Community to Sparkle Your Creativity

Since its launch in January 2018, Electromaker has experienced tremendous growth in the short time it has been around, says Richard Elliot, Editor-in-Chief at Electromaker. Electromaker was started to give DIY enthusiasts and hardware hobbyists a platform to share their projects with the world. "Our mission is to unite the global maker community so that makers worldwide can learn, share, and collaborate on exciting hardware projects," Richard tells Interesting Engineering. We met Richard at Sl

Living the Smart Life: The Evolution of Today's Consumer

The global market for consumer electronics had a six percent increase is sales by the end of the year 2018, according to GfK researchers. GfK predicts growth of around four percent for 2019. GfK sees potential in smart devices equipped with upmarket features and integrated voice assistants. Quality over quantity is more valued and required by customers. According to Markus Kick, a GfK expert in consumer electronics, "manufacturers need to stay abreast of the trend towards premium devices and,

CES 2019: Trends to Watch

New technologies will occupy the consumer landscape while we approach the Data Age in 2020. Before the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 (CES) officially opens its doors to over 182,000 global attendees, Interesting Engineering got warmed up with a magnificent summary of the impactful trends, next big things, and disruptive innovations that are going to shape and redefine the consumer electronics industry in 2019. Held each year in Las Vegas, CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology A

First Graphene Transistor and Alfred Nobel's Will at Nobel Museum Can Impress Anyone

Graphene consists of a network of carbon atoms just one atom thick. It was discovered by Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov, researchers at the University of Manchester, England, in 2004. The physicists used regular Scotch tape to separate thin flakes of carbon from a piece of graphite. Graphite is a form of carbon like the one used in pencils. Physicists had anticipated that extremely thin flakes of graphite would have interesting properties. However, it was consi

Elon Musk: From SpaceX to Ad Astra School

The Generation Alpha, children born between the years 2010 to 2025, are considered to be the most technological-infused demographic up to date. Generation Alpha is the first generation entirely born within the 21st century. By 2025, the year when the youngest Alphas are born, the Alphas will account to two billion of the global population. By 2030, the first children of the Generation Alpha will be 20 years old. Between 2035 and 2040, the Alphas are going to be in charge of positions of leader

Mars: 56 Years of Exploration From Mars I to InSight

Humanity has been puzzled about the stars, the universe, planets, and of course, Earth's neighboring red planet in particular for centuries. Since the first time Italian astronomer, Galileo Galilei pointed his telescope in the direction of the sky, human curiosity for what is above us never stopped. Galileo wanted to see far beyond what was possible with his naked eye. Centuries later and with the help of more advanced technology, humankind embarks in the study of other planets and perhaps a se

Museo Galileo Houses Galileo Galilei's Original Telescopes and Three of His Fingers

The city of Florence, in Italy (or Firenze in Italian) is known as the cradle of the Renaissance, the period in European history between the 14th to 17th centuries. Florence is famous for its monuments, architecture, and its gelato (ice-cream in Italian). What perhaps not everyone knows is that Florence is also home to the Museo Galileo which houses some of the most important instruments of science in the world Eighty years after its foundation in May 1930, in June 2010 the Instituto e Museo d

Smart City Dubai: The Happiest City of the Future

Dubai plans to have flying taxis flying the city skies, on-demand autonomous vehicles on the roads, and robocops guarding the city in the near future. By 2020 the government expects all visa applications, license renewals, and bill payments transacted digitally. The equivalent to 100 million paper documents each year. Dubai wants to be the smartest, cleanest, happiest city in the world by becoming paperless and moving its government to the Blockchain. We don't have to wait decades for this to h

Brief History on How Technology and the Internet Have Changed Christmas

There was a time, in the 19th century, when Christmas was hardly celebrated. It was not before the end of the century that it became an annual celebration and started to spread around the world. Since then, transformation, adaptation, and even more transformation after important technological advancements have reshaped the Holiday Season. In England, the change is attributed to Queen Victoria, who married German-born Prince Albert in 1840. Prince Albert introduced some of the most prominent asp

Stonehenge, the Winter Solstice, and the Druids

The Sun has existed in the universe for much longer than any life on Earth. From ancient civilizations to the present day, humans have made sense of the Sun in a variety of ways. In the northern hemisphere, the Winter Solstice takes place on or around December 21st each year. The Winter Solstice marks the moment when the northern half of the planet is tilted at its furthest point away from the Sun. The Sun is then at its lowest point in the sky, resulting in the shortest day and the longest ni

Spy Technologies Used from WW1 through the Cold War in Exhibition at the World's First Spy Museum in Finland

Anyone who has watched each and every James Bond movie knows about spy gadgets. Perhaps during those 007 classic movie marathons, you have wondered about one genius spy gadget or two. Or perhaps Ian Fleming's charismatic and adventurous character got you interested in real-world espionage, intelligence, and encryption. Whatever the case, you are sure to enjoy a day at the Spy Museum in Tampere, Finland. The Spy Museum in Finland opened to the public in the summer of 1998. It was the world's fi
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