Each year we visit Ars Electronica Festival, a place where art meets technology and connects it with the society. This year was no exception! The interesting thing about the festival this year was the global aspect: Ars Electronica took place not just in Linz, but in over 120 cities around the world.
The corona pandemic led the world to a remote and low-touch economy. This also means that big meetings and workshops where people from all around the world are coming together, became impossible. Therefore, gatherings like these have to be held virtually via digital #tools such as Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom etc. Still, many firms are … Read more No more face-to-face meetings in 2020? Let’s optimize your virtual collaboration!
With the COVID-19 pandemic starting earlier this year, companies have been facing several challenges and problems. However, a lot of opportunities turned up as well. In this post, we want to show you, how your company can adapt to the crisis and might even benefit from it. What is the Low Touch Economy? The Low … Read more Low Touch Economy – An opportunity to grab
Up to 2/3 of global crops that feed the world depend on the ecosystem of insect pollination. But this system is becoming weaker every day, mainly due to the heavy use of pesticides. Therefore, we are in need of innovative solutions for this problem. The Russian telecommunications company Beeline, in cooperation with the marketing agency … Read more Saving bees with the help of a communication network
The Swiss computer hardware manufacturer Logitech uses a carbon seal to inform its customers about the carbon dioxide emissions of a purchased product. The logo consists of a capital C, with the carbon dioxide emission indicated in kilograms inside. The company calculates the value based on the minerals and natural resources used as raw materials … Read more Logitech labels its products’ emissions
Florida-based software developer ID Plans offers real estate companies the opportunity to virtually present their retail spaces with detailed 360-degree views. In times of social distance, spaces can be marketed and rented without direct contact. The web platform enables virtual tours in which clients are presented with the exterior view and the all-round view of … Read more Presenting retail spaces virtually
Google is launching a data platform together with the environmental protection organization WWF in Sweden to help fashion labels choose sustainable raw materials. The pilot project is being developed together with fashion designer Stella McCartney, who will integrate the platform into her design process for the first time. The platform is intended to make supply … Read more WWF and Google Partner on Fashion Sustainability Platform
The US production company Life Productions has announced a sci-fi movie called “b” in which a humanoid robot takes the leading role. It is called “Erica”, was developed by the Japanese scientists Hiroshi Ishiguro and Kohei Ogawa and was presented to the public for the first time in 2015. According to its developers, the first … Read more Robot as main actress