Some countries have already committed to using electric aircraft on domestic routes. These aircraft could slash costs and emissions on some of Australia’s busiest flight routes.
Digitalisation and better energy storage are reshaping the electricity market.
It will be hard to adjust. Considering what happened with the onset of car travel and web surfing, society can’t just wing it.
Government is about to be disrupted by technology in the same manner as major industries. It’s about time.
Toronto has entered a joint venture with a Google sister company to create a high-tech urban development area. The goal is to ‘re-imagine cities from the internet up’ – Google’s internet, of course.
Research shows that technology disrupts economies of scale, turning megacities’ huge populations from strength to liability. To survive, megacities, like companies, must adapt.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
For consumers of Australia’s retail sector, choice and convenience will continue to emerge. For incumbents unable to deliver on these outcomes, the future is bleak.
Objects of almost any shape or geometry can be produced by 3D printing. The technology could seriously disrupt not just manufacturing but related national plans for economic development.
If you think the internet has changed your life, brace yourself for the next digital innovation that’s set to transform our world.
New technologies do not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, new transport technology needs to match the ways we want to move around cities and be accommodated by laws and regulations.
The Indonesian government recently announced it would start to regulate app-based ride-sharing services such as Uber, Grab Taxi and Gojek.
Pensions and other long-term investments are struggling in this new age of uncertainty.
As we become more literate in the digital economy, these 9 opportunities will only grow.
It won’t happen overnight but it will happen.