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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Nokia's Test of Wireless Connected Drones for Tsunami Evacuation Alerts Is a World's First

The drone industry is experiencing what we could call the drone golden age. The global drone market is forecast to grow from $14 billion in 2018 to over $43 billion in 2024 at a CAGR of 20.5%. According to the Drone Market Report 2019: Commercial Drone Market Size and Forecast (2019-2024) published by ResearchAndMarkets, "service drones will continue to be the largest segment of the drone industry although the software is the fastest growing. Energy is and will continue to be the largest industr

The Christmas Season Officially Opens in Rovaniemi, Finland, Santa Claus Broadcasts His Annual Speech

The Christmas opening festivities in Rovaniemi in the Arctic Circle have traditionally started the Christmas season in Finland for years gathering people from around the world. For the first time, now everyone has the chance the join a live-broadcast held in Santa Claus' official hometown. The festivities this year will start with a Christmas Carol concert followed by Santa Claus' annual speech. Elves have whispered that the speech's theme this year is going to be focused on the meaning of good

Nokia Tells Operators to Slow Down on 5G

Speaking on a 5G security session at MWC19 Los Angeles last week on October 22 to 24, Mary O'Neill, Vice-President of Security at Nokia Corp., acknowledged that there was an ongoing race between service providers to get 5G out there "faster, faster, faster," she said. O'Neill is responsible for setting the strategy and building Nokia’s network security portfolio. She spoke to the audience about how service providers are at risk of seriously compromising security. "It's easier to build security

Huawei: AI and Data Protection Challenges and Responses with Data Regulators

Every disruptive technology in the history of mankind has changed the world in one way or another. In the case of Artificial Intelligence (AI), industry analysts agree upon the reality that AI has the ability to change every industry on Earth as well as every organization. Even though the industry does not seem to have a unified definition for AI, basic characteristics of AI include handling complex goals, collecting and combining a different amount of data, extracting information and knowledge,

Generation Alpha: Learning STEM Skills by Coding Fun Robots

Generation Alpha, children born between 2010 and 2025, is the first generation entirely born in the 21st century. These are the children who can be part of Elon Musk's Ad Astra School, the ones who grow up with an iPhone in their hands for which they are also known as the iGeneration. These are the children who are going to populate Mars and explore distant galaxies in the future. The oldest Alphas are now nine years old. They are infused in technology and see robots as simply natural friendly

World's First University of Artificial Intelligence Opens in 2020

The global business value derived from Artificial Intelligence (AI) is projected to reach over $3,9 trillion by 2022, according to industry analyst firm Gartner. The firm expects that in the next few years, Artificial Intelligence used to support data science and other algorithm-based applications is going to become the most common use for AI, comprising about 44 percent of the total. To face industry projections, the population needs to prepare by promoting education in AI. Mohamed Bin Zayed U

Russian Startups Create Smart Solutions for Smart Moscow

It is not surprising that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) included Moscow in the top five megalopolises that are ready for innovation. In the first quarter of 2019, Moscow accounted for $587 million of the total Russian IT export volume, which in turn accounted to $1.2 billion. According to Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Natalya Segunina, Russia's main importers of metropolitan information technologies are the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Ireland. Last year, Moscow launched a Living Lab di

How Sustainable High-Tech Really Is?

YEREVAN, Armenia -- The current climate change emergency and the mobilization of thousands of activists around the world who demand governments to take the issue seriously has also had an impact on the technology industry. As a result, global technology leaders gathered this week at the 23rd World Congress of Information Technology (WCIT) hosted by Armenia in its capital city, Yerevan, to discuss and exchange ideas on what measures can the information communications technology (ICT) industry ta

Exploring How Sustainable High-Tech Can Be

YEREVAN, Armenia -- The current climate change emergency and the mobilization of thousands of activists around the world who demand governments to take the issue seriously has also had an impact on the technology industry. As a result, global technology leaders gathered this week at the 23rd World Congress of Information Technology (WCIT) hosted by Armenia in its capital city, Yerevan, to discuss and exchange ideas on what measures can the information communications technology (ICT) industry ta

WCIT 2019: Rise of the Machines: A Blessing or a Curse?

YEREVAN, Armenia -- The Power of Decentralization: Promise and Peril. This is the theme that kept busy global IT leaders at the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2019) hosted by Armenia in its capital city, Yerevan. How information and communications technology (ICT) is transforming our lives, and how the industry is preparing for the radical change that Artificial Intelligence is bringing to all sectors took a predominant role in the discussion. For Narayana Murthy, Founder,

Should AI machines have an ON/OFF switch?

YEREVAN, Armenia -- The Power of Decentralization: Promise and Peril. This is the theme that kept busy global IT leaders at the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2019) hosted by Armenia in its capital city, Yerevan. How information and communications technology (ICT) is transforming our lives, and how the industry is preparing for the radical change that Artificial Intelligence is bringing to all sectors took a predominant role in the discussion. For Narayana Murthy, Founder,

World's First AI Concert Opens the WCIT 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia

YEREVAN, Armenia -- The world's top technology and business leaders gather this week in Yerevan, Armenia for the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology. WCIT is organized by the World Information Technology & Services Alliance, the Consortium of ICT associations of 83 countries representing 90 percent of the industry. Running for 40 years, the WCIT is one of the oldest and most prestigious ICT events in the world that brings together CEOs, investors, policy makers, government officials,

Living with Artificial Intelligence

Estonia is a pioneer in digital initiatives. The Estonian government-initiated AI strategy counts with over 20 machine learning-based solutions live in the Estonian public sector. In Estonia, citizens are always the owners of their own data. None of this comes as a surprise, though, in a country which has been named the most advanced digital society in the world by many. Below, the opening to the third annual Tallinn Digital Summit that took place on September 16 - 17. According to the definiti

Human + Machine Collaboration: Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

In this age of Artificial Intelligence (AI), we are witnessing a transformation in the way we live, work, and do business. From robots that share our environment and smart homes to supply chains that think and act in real-time, forward-thinking companies are using AI to innovate and expand their business more rapidly than ever. Indeed, this is a time of change and change happens fast. Those able to understand that the future includes living, working, co-existing, and collaborating with AI are s

Global Climate Strike: Scientists and Engineers Join Strikes for Climate Change

In what is going to be known in history as the movement started by children who wanted to change the world, thousands of people gathered in cities all over the world united by the Global Climate Strike. Indeed, in every corner of the planet, thousands of students inspired by Swedish 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg began a one-week Global Climate Strike that will last from September 20 to 27. But not only students. Children and teenagers are joined and supported by thousands of adul

Roboethics: The Human Ethics Applied to Robots

In the 1940s, American writer Isaac Asimov developed the Three Laws of Robotics arguing that intelligent robots should be programmed in a way that when facing conflict they should remit and obey the following three laws: • A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm • A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law • A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protectio

Smart Cities: From Plastic Pollution to Plastic Roads

World's First Plastic Road Installed in The Netherlands. Smart City developments are rapidly advancing the way we live, work, and commute in our daily life. Smart City infrastructure is currently seeing a high-level of innovation toward a more sustainable future in the Netherlands. Using post-consumer plastic waste PlasticRoad builds sustainable roads of plastic reducing plastic pollution along the way. Consumer plastic waste represents a serious problem that is damaging the environment and many species on the planet. Globally, more than 40 species o

Biohacking: The Art and Science of Upgrading the Human Being

Biohack Yourself to Reveal a Better Version of You. Biohacking, defined as better living though science, technology, and nature, is quickly taking a front seat in the current global growing emerging technology and biotechnology trends. Biohacking is considered a fast track to upgrading one's self. Biohacking is all about making humans healthier, happier, and stronger with the vision of double humans' potential lifespan. The term Biohacking is relatively new. It was coined by Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof Nutrition Inc., author, Silicon Val

How Engineers Can Embrace Change When AI and Automation Take Their Jobs

Engineering has always been considered an evolving industry that helps businesses transform. Keeping up with the evolution of engineering means that engineers must keep themselves actively embracing change, industry evolution, constant and consistently learning new skills, and always actively ready to move their careers forward when times of change come. Resisting change in times of rapid technological advancement and innovation has never been a good option for anyone. Let alone for engineers i

How Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Transform the Engineers' Jobs

An engineer checking and controlling welding robotics automatic arms machines in an intelligent industrial automotive factory using a monitoring system software used to belong to the science fiction realm. However, this is the reality of digital manufacturing operations in today's Industry 4.0 smart factories. Industry 4.0 is a concept that originated in Germany and is related to the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology with networking and analytics wi
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