22 Feb 2018

Against All Odds : A Brief History Of Casinos

Since the early days of man, gambling has always been part of our society. It

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22 Feb 2018

Why Even A Moth’s Brain Is Smarter Than An AI

A neural network that simulates the way moths recognize odors also shows how they learn

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22 Feb 2018

Artificial Intelligence Is The Weapon Of The Next Cold War

It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The

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21 Feb 2018

Algorithmic Zoning Could Be The Answer To Cheaper Housing & More Equitable Cities

Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities (except

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21 Feb 2018

14 Most Noteworthy And Beautiful Piers Of The World

Piers were originally built for the purpose of getting people and cargo from the boat

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20 Feb 2018

The 5 New Food Halls To Watch For In 2018

Think you need to go to New York or Tokyo to try the food hall

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20 Feb 2018

Singapore : New Ideas To Feed A Growing Island

With a goal to reach a total land size of 76,600ha by 2030, compared with

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20 Feb 2018

Eurasia, The supercontinent That Will Define Our Century

The end of the Cold War was supposed to inaugurate Europe’s age of reconciliations, when

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19 Feb 2018

When Technology, Empathy, And Accessible Design Meet In These Good Cities

Most cities are utterly unfriendly to people with disabilities – but with almost one billion

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19 Feb 2018

How Winter Olympic Athletes Cope With The Cold

The canvas of white currently fascinating many viewers of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang may

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19 Feb 2018

The Tricks Propagandists Use To Beat Science

A model of the way opinions spread reveals how propagandists use the scientific process against

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16 Feb 2018

The Seven Deadly Sins Of AI Predictions

Mistaken extrapolations, limited imagination, and other common mistakes that distract us from thinking more productively

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16 Feb 2018

Not The End Of The World: The Return Of Dubai’s Ultimate Folly

Underwater bedrooms, ‘Lohan Island’ and snow all year round – a decade after it was

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15 Feb 2018

Could These Predictions Of The Future Actually Come True?

A blind mystic who many claim predicted 9/11, the rise of ISIS, the Boxing Day

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15 Feb 2018

Check Out The Cities With The Most User-Friendly UK Casinos For Beginners

Casino culture has come a long way over the past decade or two. Sure, there

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15 Feb 2018

Can Canada Teach The Rest Of Us To Be Nicer

Every August my family embarks on that great American ritual: the road trip. And we

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15 Feb 2018

8 Chinese New Year Traditions To Get Right

Chinese New Year is just around the corner but what do the customs and food

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14 Feb 2018

They Are Watching You—And Everything Else On The Planet

Technology and our increasing demand for security have put us all under surveillance. Is privacy

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14 Feb 2018

Why We Value Diamond Rings And Other Valentine’s Day Gifts

“Diamonds are a girls best friend”, so the saying goes. These shiny rocks are durable

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14 Feb 2018

7 Principles For Building Better Cities

More than half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and another 2.5 billion

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14 Feb 2018

How To Use The Power Of Urban Planning To Tackle Inequality

Income inequality creates both spatial and social divides and shows itself within cities in many

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13 Feb 2018

People Sees Those That Can’t As Problems. Why Is That?

The viral video of a blind man being berated on the tube is a sad

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13 Feb 2018

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Help Save The Planet

From smarter electric grids to automated monitoring of at-risk environments, there are many areas where

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13 Feb 2018

These Are The World’s Most Innovative Cities

Innovation is seen as a key ingredient for successful cities in the 21st century economy,

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12 Feb 2018

Paying The Price For Unrequited Love In London’s Past

For centuries, suitors would carve names on coins before tossing them into the river. Mudlark

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12 Feb 2018

11 Cities Most Likely To Run Out Of Drinking Water – Like Cape Town

Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the

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12 Feb 2018

How To Make Smart Cities Human Again

Huge quantities of networked sensors have appeared in cities across the world in recent years.

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09 Feb 2018

How To Manage AI’s Risks & Rewards

Technological advances in artificial intelligence (AI) promise to be pervasive, with impacts and ramifications in

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08 Feb 2018

10 Ways You May Be Commuting In The Future

It is somewhat safe to say that, without transportation, we wouldn’t have gotten anywhere. The

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08 Feb 2018

Walkable Cities Reduce Blood Pressure & Hypertension Risk, Study Finds

Research finds significant link between the walkability of a city and the blood pressure and

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07 Feb 2018

Why SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch May Be A Game-Changer

The successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX is significant for

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06 Feb 2018

Masterplan Of Singapore’s Underground Spaces Ready By 2019

An underground masterplan that maps out Singapore’s underground spaces and their potential uses is set

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05 Feb 2018

Why Does The US Have 800 Military Bases Around The World?

The US has roughly 800 military bases around the globe: from massive military compounds to

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02 Feb 2018

Trading Up : How Developing Countries Can Streamline Import / Export

The fact that technology is affecting trade is not new, but the velocity, scope and

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01 Feb 2018

When Nationalism No Longer Works, Maybe It Is Time For Civicism

“I love New York” is perhaps the most successful slogan in modern history. Cities around

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01 Feb 2018

Top 15 Cities With The Most Trees

There’s a global movement encouraging cities to grow more trees and plan more parks. But which ones have

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01 Feb 2018

Trust In Digital Technology Will Be The Internet’s Next Frontier, 2018 And Beyond

After decades of unbridled enthusiasm – bordering on addiction – about all things digital, the public may

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31 Jan 2018

What Just Happened? The Biggest Stories From Davos 2018

That’s it for another year. With over 400 sessions on the official programme (160 of

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30 Jan 2018

How Slums Can Inspire The Micro-Cities Of The Future

Soon, one third of humanity will live in a slum. Our cities are at breaking

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29 Jan 2018

How The ‘Diversity Industry’ Silences People of Colour

This week Amena Khan became the latest woman of colour to be silenced in public.

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29 Jan 2018

Cambridge’s Smart Solution To Disability: Cycling

Riding a bike may be easier than walking for two-thirds of disabled cyclists, but they

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27 Jan 2018

The Big Dig: How The High Cost Of Land Is Forcing Hong Kong Into Caverns

With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the

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26 Jan 2018

Smart Cities That Are Bastions For Tech Jobs, 2018

 Smart city growth is at a tipping point, and there are plenty of jobs

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26 Jan 2018

How Can We Bridge The Widening Global Inequality Gap?

For the past five years, I have carried Oxfam’s call to tackle global inequality to

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25 Jan 2018

The Top 10 Kingmakers Who Shaped The Course Of History

The term “kingmaker” is used to describe a person of power and influence who plays

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25 Jan 2018

Never Mind Brexit, Or Even Europe. The Future Is Eurasian.

In this new age, the notion that Europeans are special – that a wall separates

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24 Jan 2018

Tech Diplomacy: Cities Drive A New Era Of Digital Policy And innovation

France recently appointed a tech ambassador to the Silicon Valley. French President Emmanuel Macron named

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24 Jan 2018

Four Reasons Why Corruption Matters

More than a trillion dollars are stolen from the world’s poorest countries every year, which is such a

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23 Jan 2018

The Quest For The Convivial City: How Do Ours Fare?

What comes to mind when you think of the word “convivial”? Likely, images of happiness,

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23 Jan 2018

To Boldly Go Toward New Frontiers, We First Need To Learn From Our Colonial Past

How should we understand the idea of the frontier in the contemporary world, with spacecraft

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