To the general public, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is an aspect of science that lives on the periphery of our understanding. For most of us, what little we do know of it was learned through the lens of a Hollywood director; so it might surprise you to learn that the idea behind AI is not a new one – in fact, the ancient Greeks and Egyptians are among the earliest societies that postulated on the subjects of robots and automatons.Read More
The beginning of this, the third decade of the new millennium, may have started out rather bleak, but it does not mean that things like innovation or advances in technology have come to a grinding halt. In fact, quite the opposite is true. As we find ourselves in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (more commonly referred to as Industry 4.0) the adoption of automated machinery in the manufacturing sector shows no indication of slowing down.Read More
As Covid-19 is brought under control, many people are anxious to get back to work. While some may be able to work from home, it is important that safety measures are in place for those who must physically return to their workplaces. The manufacturing industry must have measures in place to prevent the potential spread of the virus as technicians return to warehouses, factories, and other workplaces. Let us review a few new technologies and procedural changes employers can implement to ensuRead More
If you own a smartphone, you may be following (or have at least heard about) the rollout of 5G cellular technology - the fifth generation of wireless network technology following 4G, and the new global standard. 5G technology stands to revolutionize communication, offering a myriad of benefits, from increased bandwidth and device connectivity, to faster downloading times, and reduced latency.Read More
A hallmark and defining business trend of recent years has been the push to “go green” across industries.Read More
With a swelling global population and industrialization on the rise, our species’ voracious appetite for energy has reached unprecedented levels. In fact, it’s been estimated that since commercial oil drilling began in the 1850s, we have drained more than 135 billion tonnes of crude oil to fuel our home and industries. Not only are fossil fuels detrimental to the environment, they’re also quickly depleting.
How can humanity sustain itself?Read More