Developing world

Decentralized electricity; space-based Internet, modern infrastructure; how will existing solutions allow the developing world to leapfrog over the West? This page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of the developing world.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbAWnvLrqiA
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Singularity University
Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Partner, Flagship PioneeringThe combination of data and innovation means we can have the ability to feed our growing global population...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHOyfyGwpes&feature=youtu.be
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TED
http://www.ted.com In this intimate talk filmed at TED's offices, energy theorist Amory Lovins lays out the steps we must take to end the world's dependence ...
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http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/solar-panel-windows-made-possible-by-quantum-dot-breakthrough-1445213
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International Business Times
Researchers create transparent solar cells that could be used to replace windows and power homes in the future.
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https://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=38250.php
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Nanowerk
A new ultrathin multilayered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat.
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https://www.businessinsider.com/the-pad-hong-kong-architect-technology-building-ipad-dubai-iron-man-2018-5?r=US&amp%3BIR=T
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Business Insider
Hong Kong architect James Law designed a building full of technology he compares to Tony Stark's Iron Man suit of armor. The apartment building looks like an Apple iPod and the residency was originally named the iPad in Dubai.
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http://www.businessinsider.com.au/heres-what-your-kitchen-will-look-like-in-2025-2015-7#welcome-to-2025-this-is-what-your-kitchen-looks-like-1
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Business Insider
Refrigerators will be replaced by temperature controlled containers.
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http://www.factor-tech.com/connected-world/7651-house-hacking-protecting-smart-homes-from-botnet-attacks/
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Factor
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http://nautil.us/issue/28/2050/dont-worry-smart-machines-will-take-us-with-them
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Nautilus
Nautilus is a different kind of science magazine. We deliver big-picture science by reporting on a single monthly topic from multiple perspectives. Read a new chapter in the story every Thursday.
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https://money.cnn.com/2016/11/03/technology/drone-home-alarm-system/
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CNN
The drone streams video to your phone of suspicious activity at your home.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9Sq044GN0c
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Wired UK
To find out what lies ahead for the connected home, we gathered a group of Internet of Things thought leaders to discuss what works, what needs improvement a...
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https://interestingengineering.com/future-of-the-smart-home-11-innovations-that-could-change-the-way-we-live
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Interesting Engineering
Love it or hate it, Smart tech is coming to a home near you very soon. These 11+ Smart Home innovations could become the norm in the not so distant future.
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https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/10/17832708/home-of-future-grant-imahara-smart-assistant-google-alexa
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The Verge
But even with all of the various connected appliances, virtual assistants, and copious sensors that can be installed in a modern smart home, the "smart" side of things is still rather lacking.
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https://www.factor-tech.com/robotics/4301-robot-nanny-to-be-sold-in-japanese-stores-from-2015/
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Factor
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https://metro.co.uk/2016/01/16/robots-are-taking-over-and-theyll-do-all-your-hoovering-5627166/
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Metro UK
Ian is an Atlas robot that vacuums, sweeps and takes out the rubbish - he was created by Boston Dynamics which were recently bought by Google.
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http://seriouswonder.com/jibo-familys-first-robotic-companion/
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Serious Wonder
MIT's Cynthia Breazeal challenges our archaic perceptions of robotics and companionship with Jibo! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/jibo-the-world-s-first-social-robot-for-the-home#/
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Indiegogo
Friendly, helpful and intelligent. From social robotics pioneer Dr. Cynthia B | Check out 'JIBO, The World's First Social Robot for the Home' on Indiegogo.
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http://dudeliving.com/mobile-entertainment-system/
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Dude Living
Keecker mobile entrainment system - Imagine a little robot following you around projecting phone calls, movies, internet; learn about keecker
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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-18/robotronica-natural-language-programming-next-step-home-robots/6686974
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ABC
Having a robot understand and act upon a set of instructions similar to the ones you would give a child is not such a far-fetched idea anymore, robotic experts say.
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https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/dec/04/tech-home-future-robots-living-smart
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The Guardian
Smart ovens, living carpets, robot butlers and beds that remind you to have sex – then make themselves. Welcome to your home of tomorrow
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https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/robot-really-good-at-hugs/
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Digital Trends
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany are busy developing a robot whose only mission is to give you really, really good hugs. Suddenly our vacuum-cleaning Roomba no longer seems destined to remain our favorite household robot.