ECONOMIE: “Europa kan alleen maar de bijwagen van de VS worden”

ECONOMIE: “Europa kan alleen maar de bijwagen van de VS worden”

Michael Every, strateeg voor Rabobank in Hongkong, heeft geen vrolijke blik op de economische toekomst van Europa. De meeste politici snappen het grote spel niet, en de markten begrijpen het al helemaal niet, stelt hij. Vrijhandel? Die heeft nooit bestaan. ‘Het was imperialisme.’ lees verder in het FD 12-10-2019

Smart Mobility: “Zelfrijdende auto haalt rijbewijs niet”

Smart Mobility: “Zelfrijdende auto haalt rijbewijs niet”

Het allereerste rijexamen ter wereld voor een zelfrijdende auto zou morgen in Assen worden afgenomen. Maar het examen is afgeblazen omdat de autonome auto finaal zou zakken voor dat examen. Autonome voertuigen kunnen op de openbare weg niet harder dan 15 kilometer per uur rijden. Foto: Reuters Dat zegt directeur van RobotTUNER Jorrit Kuipers tegen BNR Nieuwsradio. Het bedrijf ontwikkelt samen met het Centraal Bureau Rijvaardigheidsbewijzen (CBR) en de Rijksdienst voor het Wegverkeer (RDW) een heus rijexamen voor de volledig…

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FUTURE of FOOD, part 6: design

FUTURE of FOOD, part 6: design

The ‘Food Non Food’ department at Design Academy Eindhoven is a department led by Marije Vogelzang, focussing on food as a complete subject, and the interconnections to its surroundings. Food is not just material, but connects, comforts heals and shapes identity. www.mediamatic.net/en/page/370329/food-non-food Adelaide Lala Tam explores complexities within the food production system with an intention to unfold the stories behind it. She is curious about the role of a designer as a mediator between food and design and uses her…

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ENERGY: The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction

ENERGY: The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction

As the world scrambles to replace fossil fuels with clean energy, the environmental impact of finding all the lithium required could become a major issue in its own right AMUR RIVER, THE CHINA/RUSSIA BORDER This cold, remote region is where around 100 Chinese electric-car manufacturers test prototypes, such as the Chinese/Slovenian joint venture APG Elaphe, pictured. Global annual sales of electric vehicles exceeded one million for the first time in 2017, with more than half of these in China Matjaž…

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FUTURE of FOOD, part 4

FUTURE of FOOD, part 4

kitchen of the future One example of this IoT ecosystem is Haier’s Internet of Food platform. Through the platform, a refrigerator not only stores food and keeps it fresh but also connects with other kitchen appliances, water heaters, air-conditioning systems, laundry machines, and other devices for smart cooking, housekeeping, and environmental settings. In addition, Haier’s Internet of Food integrates more than 200 resources across eight categories, allowing users to buy ingredients directly from farms and nutritionists, for example, and then…

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ARCHITECTURE: “Seasteading III”

ARCHITECTURE: “Seasteading III”

Seasteaders are a diverse global team of marine biologists, nautical engineers, aquaculture farmers, maritime attorneys, medical researchers, security personnel, investors, environmentalists, and artists. We plan to build seasteads to host profitable aquaculture farms, floating healthcare, medical research islands, and sustainable energy powerhouses. Our goal is to maximize entrepreneurial freedom to create blue jobs to welcome anyone to the Next New World. At The Seasteading Institute, we believe that experiments are the source of all progress: to find something better, you…

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FUTURE of FOOD, part 3

FUTURE of FOOD, part 3

Future of food – Where will it come from? – Enjoy pleasures of food without calories – cultured meat – synthetic biology – sustainable food – revolution in biology – food for space – This article is inspired by and partly taken from the exhibition: ‘Antwerp á la carte’ in the MAS -Museum aan de Stroom- in Antwerp, Belgium. “The history of the city, on the surprising, erratic and often invisible trail of food”. ideas from the MAS exhibition: Hungry…

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FUTURE of FOOD, part two

FUTURE of FOOD, part two

What is the future of food? WIRED asks six food writers, researchers and podcasters about the food trends we’ll see more of in 2016 and how the way we eat is changing right now. 1. Food critic Tejal Rao (California restaurant critic and columnist for The New York Times Magazine) WIRED: What will we see more of in 2016? Tejal Rao: Sprouted lentils. They sound unsexy, but the sprouting process transforms their flavour and texture. What will have the biggest…

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The FUTURE of FOOD, part one

The FUTURE of FOOD, part one

This is what we have so far: “EETBARE TECHNOLOGIE” (Edible technology: “are smart pills with with sensors and and bluetooth the future of medicin?”) ‘Eetbare’ technologie: zijn slimme pillen met sensoren en bluetooth de toekomst van de geneeskunde? ‘Eetbare’, draadloze capsule van MIT dient medicatie toe Slimme pil injecteert insuline rechtstreeks in de maag van de patiënt Proteus lanceert slim pillensysteem voor kankerpatiënten Pillen met sensoren helpen met het opsporen van spijsverteringsstoornissen Wettelijke belemmeringen en privacykwesties lees verder: Richard van…

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