Hadrian’s Wall

A new robot named ‘Hadrian’ shows how quickly automation will disrupt the global workforce.

Hope Under Pressure

The world is locked into a supercomputer arms race. This is exactly what we need right now.

Create Your Own Virtual Tours with Google Street View

Have a look at this photo sphere of the San Marino Fortress in Europe: http://goo.gl/nFf09y Unfortunately, you’re locked inside the photo sphere and cannot explore further. Now, have a look at a Google Street View photo sphere taken a few meters away that enables you to explore more of San Marino: http://goo.gl/HNBhza As you can see, Google…

Google Maps Enters The 4th Dimension

Facebook’s recent acquisition of Oculus VR, the ongoing evolution of wearable computing like Google Glass, and the increasingly immersive experience of Google’s Street View, suggest that most travelers in a few years will have already visited a destination in virtual reality before arriving in person. Thus, for the successful tourism entrepreneur, enticing visitors will require…

YouTube Marketing and The World Cup 2014

The Wall Street Journal has dubbed Brazil the ‘Social Media Capital of The Universe.’ It is one of the few places on the planet where the average user is actually increasing their time on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. As a result, if you are looking to insert your brand into the world’s consciousness in 2014,…

Glass Destinations

In the year 2014, the world of tourism marketing will be turned upside-down. Historians will mark the year as the dawn of the Age of Augmented Reality and the merger of our physical and digital worlds. This is the year that Google will introduce its Glass eyewear to the general public. For an overview of…

The University Centrifuge: Spin-offs & Economic Development

The design for Apple Computer’s new headquarters in Cupertino, California, suggests that the US$5 billion dollar building will be as sleek and modern as the iPads, iPhones and computers that the company produces. This spaceship-like building will run entirely on renewable energy, will use natural ventilation for 75% of the year, and will sit amongst…

Taking A Bite Out of Google’s Moonshot

Buried deep below the ground in Mountain View, California, lies a top secret bunker where Google is designing the future of destination marketing. Inside, scientists in white lab coats move purposefully and speak in hushed tones as they work on revolutionary products like balloon-based WiFi, self-driving cars, and artificial brains. The latest creation that has…