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What can we learn from Sweden, the ultimate cashless society?

October 16th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

Demand for notes and coins in Sweden is so limp that cash is literally disappearing: the amount in circulation has fallen 27.5pc in the last four year The collapse of cash in Britain has been dramatic. There were 11.5 billion fewer cash transactions in 2018 than in 2008 – a decline of 51pc. It’s a […]



How selling citizenship is now big business

October 16th, 2019 at 12:20 pm » Comments Off

Buying and selling citizenship is now a global industry worth an estimated $25bn a year You can be born into it, you can earn it, and you can lose it. Increasingly, you can also invest your way into it. The “it” is citizenship of a particular country, and it is a more fluid concept than […]



Why Everything Is Getting Louder

October 16th, 2019 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

  The tech industry is producing a rising din. Our bodies can’t adapt. Karthic thallikar first noticed the noise sometime in late 2014, back when he still enjoyed taking walks around his neighborhood. He’d been living with his wife and two kids in the Brittany Heights subdivision in Chandler, Arizona, for two years by then, […]



Humans hava a ‘Salamander-like’ ability to regenerate damaged body parts, study finds

October 15th, 2019 at 12:31 pm » Comments Off

  Axolotls (pictured) have a remarkable ability to regenerate lost body parts. Salamanders are renowned for their regenerative capabilities, such as growing back entire limbs. We can’t pull off this biological trick, but new research highlights a previously unknown regenerative ability in humans—one held over from our evolutionary past. Our bodies have retained the capacity […]



Voice AI systems will be ‘everywhere’ and ‘phones will disappear in 10 years’

October 15th, 2019 at 12:27 pm » Comments Off

Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk claims the AI system will connect us to the internet from anywhere and will enable humans to down their phones and merely speak to access any information or make any purchases WCIT 2019: Voice driven devices will grow claims Vaynerchuk Gary Vaynerchuk claims that voice driven AI devices will continue to grow […]