Our planet is potentially on the cusp of a global food supply crisis as humanity’s population swells towards a projected 10 billion people by 2050 while the amount of arable land available for us to produce food on is expected to decline due to global warming and drought. The results could be devastating, with food..
By turning to sources of renewable energy like solar, wind, and hydropower, nations that are heavily dependent on fossil fuels will be able to greatly reduce their carbon emissions and potentially lower the rate at which our planet is heating up. However, it’s feared that as that transition to renewables takes place in developed nations,..
When we think of artificial intelligence (AI), we usually picture it alongside bustling, high-tech metropolises of the future, within which it surveys and manages every aspect of our homes, vehicles, streets, environment, and even the planet itself. What we don’t necessarily equate AI with are low-tech regions of the world like Africa, where there’s seemingly..
Within the manufacturing industry, there have been revolutions that have changed everything from how we work to what we can accomplish. Such revolutions are sporadic, often with decades in-between, but Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, is nevertheless upon us. Built on the foundations of automation and technology, Industry 4.0 is going to make more..
As the 2010s come to a close, the changes in technology across the planet are even more profound than many of us expected. Technology in the classroom is now standard fare, with artificial intelligence being the next step, although for some it can seem a reluctant one. The cultural stigma of artificial intelligence replacing jobs..