Forget about those old-school plastic workplace entry cards! At its headquarters in Prague’s Radlice district, the bank ČSOB is now using biometric data in their place. They’re identifying employees based on fingerprints or blood-vessel scans. In the past, they also tested the use of face-recognition cameras.
Already today, robots with AI are regularly doing diagnostics, medicine, and manufacturing, driving cars and trains, working at reception desks, and helping at banks. And some of them are reading your resume right now. Technology is barreling ahead, and in a few years we’ll even see robots with creative abilities such as writing original texts.
Dutch start-up PHYSEE has developed the first window in the world that uses solar energy, evaluates data on the state of the glass facade while being completely transparent. Therefor it has already earned several awards.
We do not know whether this robot with the characteristic name Hadrian X is happily whistling while working, but the construction of the wall is going quite well.
If a curious reporter stopped you on the street and asked you what a phone, wifi, or hashtag is, you’d definitely stand up straight, put on your game face, breathe in deep, and deliver an informed answer. And make a fool of yourself. Study our digital dictionary to learn the real right answers!
The new fish in the development pond, EDGE Technologies, is working on its second office building in Amsterdam. Thanks to advanced technologies, they aim at the strictest ecological sustainability criteria. The company co-works with architects who originally designed the former building back in the 1970s.