Anton Boym

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Robots, Automation And Retail: Not So Cut And Dried

The fascination of robots in retail has only been growing, everything from the rise of Flippy, the robot hamburger chef, to Bingo Box, a completely unmanned convenience store in China. Amazon Go, the cashier-less store, is back in the news again too, this time accompanied by the rumor that …

eCommerce

IKEA launches take-back scheme to open a second-hand furniture marketplace

<b>In exchange for a voucher, Sydneysiders can now give their unwanted IKEA furniture a second life by returning it to store so the items can be</b> …

Sustainability

$14.5 trillion investment needed by 2040 to meet global power needs

Fossil fuels will still account for 54% of global electricity production in 2040 as opposed to other renewable sources such as solar farms, according to the IEA. Sungrow<p><b>A decrease in coal power for electricity generation is being replaced by renewable energy sources.</b>• <b><br>However, fossil fuels will still</b> …

Renewable Energy

The emergence of modern sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean

Altmetric: 109<p>More detail<p>Article | Published: 28 November 2014<p>Jochen Knies<br>• , Patricia Cabedo-Sanz<br>• , Simon T. Belt<br>• , Soma Baranwal<br>• , Susanne Fietz<br>• & Antoni …

Global Warming

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

Russian gas could be piped through North Korea to the South and Japan, Moon says before visit to Moscow

New pipelines could be laid to bring Russian gas through North Korea to the South and even on to Japan following the diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang, …

North Korea

How to monetize your IoT project: 6 steps

The Internet of Things offers great potential to digitally transforming companies, but few are gaining revenue from these projects.<p>The vast majority …

Internet of Things

Coal Is Being Squeezed Out of Power Industry by Cheap Renewables

Coal will be increasingly squeezed out of the power generation market over the next three decades as the cost of renewables plunges and technology …

Renewable Energy

Google AI can predict when you'll die with 95 percent accuracy, researchers say

Google has developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that could predict when you’ll die with up to 95 percent accuracy, according to the tech giant’s researchers.<p>The research, which tackles a range of clinical issues among hospital patients, was recently published in the journal Nature. Google …

Artificial Intelligence

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

В российских кинотеатрах появились системы распознавания лиц. Зачем это нужно?

Несколько российских кинотеатров начали внедрять в своих кинозалах системы распознавания лиц. В тестовом режиме технология идентификации посетителей на основе нейронных сетей появилась в «Формуле кино», «Каро» и «Синема парке», а региональной «Синеме 5».<p>Система для распознавания лиц — разработка …

MIT engineers give RFID tags chemical-sensing capabilities

Engineering specialists from MIT have devised a way to make RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags more reliable and pick up on chemicals in the surrounding environment -- without needing the typical battery.<p>The 'plug-and-play' nature of the new designs is very promising for facilities that …

Engineering

What about e-waste?

Waste management, especially when it comes to plastic, has been given much attention over the years in the country. Plastics took centre stage in the …

E-waste

Why It Is Now Critical For The Construction Sector To Go Green

By adopting green building practices, entrepreneurs and the real estate sector can reduce its negative ecological footprint and simultaneously help create a more sustainable environment<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an …

Sustainability

Volvo sets goal of 25 percent recycled plastics in cars from 2025

OSLO (Reuters) - At least 25 percent of the plastics used in new Volvo car models from 2025 will be from recycled materials, the Chinese-owned company said on Monday in an anti-pollution plan praised by the United Nations.<p>Recycled plastics - such as from fishing nets or old bottles in car …

United Nations

Samsung Electronics to Expand Use of Renewable Energy

Samsung aims to source 100% renewable energy for its energy used in the United States, Europe and China<p>Samsung Electronics announced today its …

Renewable Energy

McDonald's to switch to paper straws in UK, Ireland; will test plastic alternative in US

McDonald's said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones …

McDonald's

NET Power's zero-emissions natural gas plant could change the game

Last week, NET Power officially began operations at its 50-megawatt, emissions-free natural gas power plant in La Porte, Texas. If all goes well, the …

Natural Gas

Sustainability

Huawei's vision for sustainability is to Connect the Future. In the future, we will bridge the digital divide with communications technologies; honor …

Sustainability

Group of friends ensure Ramzan was eco-friendly

For a group of five friends, the holy month of Ramzan was not just about <i>roza</i> (fasting), praying and generosity. They took it upon themselves to …

Mosques

Infographic: Don’t fall for these social media marketing myths

Social media marketing isn’t going away anytime soon.<p>Even with the scandals rocking the industry about data protection and technology addiction, …

Social Media

What’s in Store: the future of retail

<b>How to make shopping more hi-tech and sustainable</b><p>Does technology drive retail or does retail drive technology? Whatever the answer, by responding to …

European Union

AI создал свой первый фильм, и это фильм ужасов

Хабы: Машинное обучение, Искусственный интеллект, Будущее здесь, Блог компании Pochtoy.com <br>Искусственный интеллект под руководством инженера из …

3 Key Concepts That Will Make You A Better Person And Entrepreneur

Always make your future bigger than your past<p>Dan Sullivan is the founder of Strategic Coach, which is arguably the #1 coaching program for entrepreneurs in the world. He wrote a really great book called, THE LAWS OF LIFETIME GROWTH.<p>In this article, I'm going to focus on three of those laws. But …

Self-improvement

This Startup Correctly Predicted the Oscars, World Series, and Super Bowl. Here's What It's Doing Next

Unanimous A.I. wasn't built to make sports predictions. But it's damn good at it.<p>The World Cup 2018 has officially begun--which means, if you're a hardcore soccer fan, you're pretty tied up for the next month watching the matches. For those who can't or don't want to follow the action, here's a …

Artificial Intelligence

Q&A: What Is the Future of Green Building?

Q&A: What Is the Future of Green Building? Comments|Add Comment|PrintGreen buildings are a huge opportunity for sustainable development. …

Green Buildings

Washington coal plant to be converted into solar farm

Situated next to what was once the largest coal pit in Washington state, the TransAlta coal plant near the city of Centralia is turning into a source …

Renewable Energy

So Much of Antarctica’s Ice Has Melted in the Past Decade That Scientists Are Freaking Out

According to research published today in the journal <i>Nature</i>, the Antarctic’s ice sheets have been melting at a rate three times higher than ever before, pouring 200 billion tons of water into the world’s oceans and raising the sea level by a half-millimeter every year.<p>Although that number doesn’t …

Global Warming

New Galaxy S10 leak sheds more light on Samsung’s most exciting phone in years

We have good news and bad news for Samsung fans on Thursday morning. The bad news is the fact that each new day brings more evidence that the …

Phones

The Boring Company’s Chicago project seems awfully cheap for something so big

“If we fail, well, I guess me and others will lose a bunch of money”<p>The Boring Company scored a surprise victory in Chicago today with the announcement that Mayor Rahm Emanuel had selected Elon Musk‘s tunneling venture to design, build, and operate a rapid transit link between O’Hare International …

Elon Musk