Uber plans to take passengers to the sky in a bid to ease congested roads in big cities. It has announced that it will trial its Uber Air flying taxi service in Melbourne, Australia. Dallas and Los Angeles in the US will also be pilot cities. They say the service will cost the same as an Uber X trip.
As technology advances and the nature of workplaces and jobs radically change, the need for people to continue flocking to cities could diminish
There are two paths ahead in the future of journalism, and both of them are shaped by artificial intelligence.
My taxi driver last week explained to me how he saw it: robots will take our jobs, teach each other and then rise up against us. Nice. Also the plot to Terminator. Whilst I laugh, I also recently visited a 'dark factory'.
Modern consumers are different beasts to their/our parents' generation. The way bills are paid, taxis booked, newspapers read and even birthday cards sent has changed and barring the occasional retro experience, we are not looking back.
Every evening from Monday 30 October to Sunday 5 November, a fleet of private electric cars will arrive in Aarhus, Denmark to take a select group of passengers to a secret city location where they will be dropped into the science fiction world of 2097.
Films like these imagine a future based on the present around us now. Explicit attempts to flag the way society might go if we don't stop behaving in certain ways mingle with subconscious prejudice. By looking forward, what we really do is stare into our own souls.
For a number of years now, the Internet of Things has been making itself felt around the home. From toasters connected to Wi-Fi to heating systems controlled from your phone, more and more of our household appliances are going online.
(Photo by Gregory Borne) How we engage with and understand our environment is a hugely complex process. We all understand
This month's unveiling of the iPhone X, and iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will push the smartphone's popularity even further with worldwide sales of the smartphone reaching nearly 1.2 billion with no signs of demand slowing.