News of tomorrow
15.03.2019 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL
Finland's ambitious plans: "We want to build world's smartest road"
Finnish businesses and local government have a bold plan. They want to build the smartest road in the world. LED-light poles, base stations, and antennas will create a 5G network with uses ranging from self-driving cars to helping avoid moose collisions.
The responsibility for a sustainable digital future
On March 12, 2019, Tim Berners-Lee’s ground-breaking invention, the "World Wide Web" becomes 30. The internet has already changed our lives forever. But to ensure the next 30 years of a networked world we must take control of our digital future.
Smart cities: How much are we willing to sacrifice our privacy?
Smart cities promise to improve citizens' lives through innovative technologies. But are we really ready to live in a smart city? What parameters are we willing to accept in order to make our futuristic dreams a reality?
There will soon be a whole community of 3D-printed homes
Over the past year a team of engineers and materials scientists tested the design of a machine that can 3D print the frame of a small house in less than a day. Later this year, it will begin printing a neighborhood of more than 50 homes in Latin America.
Aus alt mach neu
Was einst eine Shampoo-Flasche war, könnte mal zu einem Bauelement werden. In Kolumbien werden aus Plastik- und Gummiabfall bereits Wohnhäuser gebaut. Die Bauteile aus Plastik lassen sich wie Lego-Steine zusammen stecken.