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The need to trial initiatives in our cities has never been greater – and finding the right test bed is key. These experiments, from air mobility in Singapore to co-ordinated transport services in Pittsburgh via a techno…

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The Way to Work, 6

28 July 2020

We learn more about some of the technological changes that the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated in the world of work – and how organisations and individuals can best navigate them.

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Business

LinkedIn for Spanish seniors, a Greek start-up reviving dead leaves and a San Francisco neighbourhood gets a new brand.

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Mark my words

The world’s most popular language-learning tool uses our own innate competitiveness – and a passive-aggressive owl – to keep users motivated.

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Cold calling

We seldom stop to think about how our food gets from its source to our plates but, when we do, we realise the mammoth effort involved. Luckily technology is revolutionising the industry and temperature-controlled cargo is…

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The Tech 10, 10

3 November 2017

Step out with the German cobbler reviving traditional craftsmanship in Baden-Baden. Headed by Matthias Vickermann and Martin Stoya, this bespoke shoemaker is one of the few of its kind to have survived. The duo rely on high…

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The Tech 10, 9

2 November 2017

This is a Tokyo-based workspace and events firm using technology to improve customer experience. Japanese architects Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida, the duo behind Suppose Design, rely on digital methods to keep on top of…

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The Tech 10, 8

1 November 2017

Entrepreneur Ivan Pun is reviving the cultural scene of his native Yangon with Pun + Projects. The firm has cooked up some of the tastiest dining spots in Myanmar’s capital and beyond.

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The Tech 10, 7

31 October 2017

Freddie Blackett and Ed Barrow’s technology-savvy horticultural firm is blossoming in London. Patch is an online garden centre that identifies the best indoor and outdoor plants for each customer using a unique algorithm…

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The Tech 10, 6

30 October 2017

FInd out how a remote Norwegian clothing-maker manages to cover a global market. Alexander Helle and T-Michael’s trademark raincoats are designed to keep the rain out, using technically advanced fabrics to push the brand…

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The Tech 10, 5

27 October 2017

The way we work and digest information may have changed but São Paulo print-lover Samuel Seibel knows the value of a good bookshop. His Livaria Da Villa bookstores have become cultural hubs throughout Brazil.

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The Tech 10, 4

26 October 2017

Rotterdam designer Dan Roosgarde explores how technology can be used to improve our lives. His Smog Free tower uses positive ionisation technology to clean the air around it using wind energy. Clever stuff.

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The Tech 10, 3

25 October 2017

Entrepreneurs Marc Cohen, Sefi Amir, Ethan Wills and Annika Krausz set up Boucherie Lawrence – a traditional butcher’s shop – in Montréal’s Mile End. While technology keeps the business running smoothly, it’s the personal…

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The Tech 10, 2

24 October 2017

Bec Brittain opened her eponymous lighting and product-design studio in Brooklyn six years ago. For her designs – such as the Shy Light – she relies on 3D programmes that translate paper models and sketches into reality.

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