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02.10.2020 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL
German space agency shows off outrageous modular vehicle prototype
German Aerospace Center (DLR) has come with a futuristic vehicle concept unlike anything we’ve seen before. The extremely versatile vehicle is able to transform itself into anything from a cargo pod, an on-call bus, or even a mobile sales vehicle.
3D printing is making a giant leap into health
You can print a lot of things with a 3D printer. A gun, a home, a dinner. Soon, you could even print new pieces of yourself. Bioprinting and bioprinters could help transform medicine, getting new organs and therapies to where they're needed faster.
Amsterdam and Helsinki become first cities to launch AI register
Amsterdam's and Helsinki's new AI regsiter are created to explain how the cities use algorithms. The whole project is an approach to make the AI used in public services more transparent to users and inhabitants.
Smart cities to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025
Smart cities are highlighted as one of nine key trends capable of generating growth opportunities from Covid-19. An analysis predicts that the sector could generate significant business opportunities with a market value of $2.46 trillion by 2025.
Smart cities need smarter governance
Smart cities is a buzzword that’s been around for a long time. What does it mean to call a place a smart city in 2020, which requirements need to be fullfilled? And why has there been a revival of interest in the idea