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10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education
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10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education

The huge shift to remote learning necessitated by COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges. But these are starting to be met by promising technological innovations designed to drive student engagement, improve personalisation and protect the online educational environment from intruders.

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Source: Forbes
Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions
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Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions

We are at a critical stage for finding quick and affordable solutions for tackling climate change. Artificial Intelligence will be key for assisting the prevention of wildfires, enabling efficient demand-driven energy supply, optimising the food supply chain, guiding us to net zero waste and more.

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Source: Forbes
The future of agriculture will be driven by data
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The future of agriculture will be driven by data

Climate change, along with the measures for tackling it, calls for big changes in how the agricultural sector operates. An increasing amount of Earth observation data, together with rapidly evolving remote sensing technology, is making it possible to adopt a more advantageous, data-driven approach.

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Source: VITO
Meet the healthcare interaction robots
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Meet the healthcare interaction robots

Interactions between healthcare workers and patients waiting in the emergency department could soon be handled by robots. As well as facilitating communication via a video screen, these robots have sensors for measuring vital signs such as skin temperature, pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation.

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Source: MIT
Flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to pick ripe fruit
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Flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to pick ripe fruit

A flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to locate fruit trees and algorithms to find the fruit among the foliage and classify its size and ripeness. After choosing the fruit, the robot works out the best way to access it and uses its picking arm to grasp the fruit. This way food waste will be reduced.

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Source: The World Economic Forum
The Technology and Innovation Report of 2021
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The Technology and Innovation Report of 2021

Frontier technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics and biotechnology are key for sustainable development. Potentially worth over $3.2 trillion by 2025, these technologies could increase inequality. It’s vital that the less developing countries don’t miss out on this wave of technological change.

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Source: UNCTAD