Martin Robson

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Amsterdam becomes a 'smart city' with The Things Network

Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city,’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other – and The Next Web is helping to bring it to life.<p>The Things Network is a first-of-its-kind system that uses low-power, …

19th Century Postcards Predicted the World in the Year 2000

Like many of us today, people living in the 20th century were curious about what the future would hold. French artist Jean-Marc Ct and his colleagues attempted to predict the world in the year 2000, and they did so through playful illustrations. Known as <i>France in the Year 2000</i>, these futuristic …

27 of the strangest world records ever set

People will do some pretty crazy things to get in the record books.<p>Though some world-record holders are physical anomalies — like the world's tallest person, or the shortest— the Guinness Book of World Records is filled with some incredibly strange attempts.<p>There's the people who set a record for …

The Ocean Off The California Coast Is “Turning Into a Desert”

RBA urges businesses to embrace 'animal spirits' to boost economy

Australian businesses need to take more risks - and be rewarded for doing so - to help fuel the nation's economy.<p>That's the advice from Australia's …

14 Struggles Of Being Happy & Social Or Sad & Standoffish With No In-between

1. Sometimes you’ll be like, “HEY EVERYONE LET’S DO SUSHI AND DRINKS AND FUN STUFF TOMORROW NIGHT!” but then tomorrow night comes and you regret …