Electric cars, autonomous driving, vehicle sharing, pay-as-you-go… Sounds familiar? It is more and more frequent to heard these words on a daily-basis, since people are starting to witness the advantages the new wave of transportation technologies is offering. However, it is more or less the first time that a number is given regarding the potential […]Read More Cities boom! How much Mobility Tech benefits us
“We are currently in a society where people live longer. Smart cities are a response to this.” said Laurent Abadie, CEO of Panasonic Europe. His words are clear, smart cities are not only about technology and the environment but also about people’ well-being, about which services we can offer to people and make their lives […]Read More Smart Cities for a society of longer lives
If you have never seen or listened to any TED Talks, you should think about doing it. TED talks are amazing ways to learn about a myriad of topics such as global issues, science, politics, culture, business, innovation, technology, art and design, education and so on. As their motto says they are actually “ideas worth […]Read More The Magic Washing Machine
“The light bulb conspiracy” is one of those documentaries which not leave you indifferent; it hits a nerve and develops a critical spirit on you. It discusses the issue of planned obsolescence, that is to say the scheduled reduction of the useful life of some products to increase their consumption. The documentary begins with the […]Read More The Light Bulb Conspirancy: Planned Obsolescence.
A few months ago I came across with this post: What Harry Potter Teaches Us About Integrated Transport. It caught my attention because I am a fan of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling and I’m very interested in public transport and sustainable mobility initiatives. At that moment, I asked myself how these two […]Read More Learning about public transport with Harry Potter’s world
Some time ago, I read the book “Where good ideas come from. The natural history of innovation” from the American writer Steven Johnson. The main theme of this book is to explore how ideas emerge. It’s really interesting and I spent a good time reading it. Johnson has the ability to integrate a lot of […]Read More Innovation, crowdsourcing and sustainability