[vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”21.06.2018 ANIMALS” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-paw” i_color=”sky” i_size=”lg” color=”sky” border_width=”10″ add_icon=”true”][vc_video link=”https://www.ted.com/talks/janine_benyus_biomimicry_in_action?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare”][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section title=”FILL IN THE GAPS ” tab_id=”1529668920630-6177d483-a2d8″][vc_raw_html]JTVCV3BQcm9RdWl6JTIwNCU1RA==[/vc_raw_html][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”READ THE SCRIPT AND CHECK YOURSELF ” tab_id=”1529666826987-412b1856-1a43″][vc_column_text]

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  • tea obsession
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SENSING CITY

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Do you know what a Smart City is?

Initially, this project was promising and ambitious, but later it became an option for the super-wealthy. A new project in Toronto, called Quayside, is hoping to change that pattern of failures by rethinking an urban neighbourhood from the ground up and rebuilding it around the latest digital technologies.

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A Toronto neighbourhood aims to be the first place to successfully integrate cutting-edge urban design with state-of-the-art digital technology.
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Smart cities could make urban areas more affordable, livable, and environmentally friendly.
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Cloud-based AI is making the technology cheaper and easier to use.

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Currently AI is used mostly in the tech industry, where it has created efficiencies and produced new products and services. But many other businesses and industries have struggled to take advantage of the advances in artificial intelligence. Sectors such as medicine, manufacturing, and energy could also be transformed if they were able to implement the technology more fully, with a huge boost to economic productivity.[/vc_message][vc_empty_space height=”72px”][vc_empty_space height=”72px”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_separator][vc_column_text]PERFECT ONLINE PRIVACY[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section][vc_row][vc_column parallax=”content-moving” parallax_image=”1004″ parallax_speed_bg=”2.5″ width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space height=”132px”][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_message message_box_color=”white”]True internet privacy could finally become possible thanks to a new tool that can – for instance -let you prove you’re over 18 without revealing your date of birth, or prove you have enough money in the bank for a financial transaction without revealing your balance or other details. That limits the risk of a privacy breach or identity theft.[/vc_message][vc_empty_space height=”132px”][vc_empty_space height=”132px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_empty_space height=”52px”][vc_message style=”square” message_box_color=”white” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-circle”]Breakthrough
Computer scientists are perfecting a cryptographic tool for proving something without revealing the information underlying the proof.
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If you need to disclose personal information  to get something done online, it will be easier to do without risking your privacy or exposing yourself to identity theft.

The tool is an emerging cryptographic protocol called a zero-knowledge proof. Though researchers have worked on it for decades, interest has exploded in the past year, thanks in part to the growing obsession with cryptocurrencies, most of which aren’t private.

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