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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VR/AR in Health Applications Powered by User's Biometrics Eases Stress and Anxiety

Stress. A silent killer. Could Virtual and Augmented reality be the solution to this increasing problem that affects millions of people around the world? In 2019, 94 percent of American workers report experiencing stress at their workplace. According to Wrike's United States stress statistics from 2019, only 6 percent of workers do not report feeling stressed at work. Around 23 percent of them described their stress levels as high, while 6 percent said their levels of stress were unreasonably h

An Artificial Intelligence Accelerator is Cherry-Picking AI Startups in Finland

Technological infused Finns are envisioning vast opportunities in creating and adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions in the business landscape. This year at Slush in Helsinki, Finland, the largest technology event for startups and venture capital investors in Europe, there seemed to be an Artificial Intelligence company in each and every direction you were looking. It seems like there is a good reason for that. An accelerator initiated in 2018 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of F

Vodafone Demos How 5G Improves The Safety of Connected Cars for Urban Mobility for The First Time in Italy

Connected and autonomous vehicles are going to bring unprecedented social, industrial, and economic benefits. As the end of the year approaches, we can say that 2019 has been an interesting year for the automotive industry. Connected cars can improve road safety as well as reducing congestion. By 2020, there is an approximate 381 million connected cars that will be found around the world. And for this to become a reality, the rollout of 5G networks must be in place. Thanks to the next-generation

Maria 01: The Future of The Largest Startup and Venture Campus in Europe

Maria 01 is the Nordic's leading startup hub located in Helsinki, Finland. The history behind the building is quite interesting: The tech-startup campus' location in the center of Helsinki used to be the old Maria Hospital, one of the oldest hospital campuses in the Finnish capital. Maria 01 is a non-profit campus partially owned by the same owners of Slush, the world's leading startup conference with a focus on facilitating meetings between startup founders and investors such as venture capita

Drones for Hunting: Hunters at Risk of Breaking the Law

Drones are taking up the skies all over the world. They come in different sizes and shapes. Ultimately, the use and applications of drones are the responsibility of their human users, as well as any damage caused by the drones. According to a recent report published by Zion Market Research, the global small drone market, or small unmanned aerial vehicles (SUAV), is expected to reach approximately 35.5 billion dollars by 2025, growing at a CAGR of slightly above 17.1 percent between 2019 and 202

Nokia and Telia's 5G Network Drives Retail into the Future of Smart Cities

5G technology is going to reshape key industries worldwide. The retail industry, along with automotive, logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and entertainment among others, is set to benefit of 5G network deployment. 5G is about 20 times faster than 4G. The faster speed coupled with almost no latency means that the new 5G networks are going to nearly eliminate lag time, making 5G the perfect playground for implementing other emerging technologies to amplify the shopping experience. In 2020, 5G

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
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