Virtual reality is transforming tourist experiences

Back in 2001, an acquaintance who worked for Lonely Planet told me about a surprise discovery. The travel guide business had an audience of...

Blockchain beyond the hype: Issues and Limitations

The blockchain was announced as the next digital revolution with multiple and practical applications of auto insurance contracts to the traceability of products in real time and intelligent data...

Can robots gain consciousness? Scientists are making progress

Having a sense of self lies at the heart of what it means to be human. Without it, we couldn’t navigate, interact, empathise or...

Want to be innovative? Learn from machines

Technology still cannot simulate human intelligence to solve complex problems, in a variable environment and with partial information. But it is getting closer. An...

Online shopping algorithms are colluding against consumers by keeping prices high

Have you ever searched for a product online in the morning and gone back to look at it again in the evening only to...

Chinese citizens are fighting government internet censorship by using blockchain

Thanks to blockchain, internet users have achieved some victories in the fight against China’s strict internet censorship. A historic moment was made on April 23. Peking...