Automotive

Do autonomous driving features really make roads safer?

In recent years, more vehicles include partially autonomous driving features, such as blind spot detectors, automatic braking and lane sensing, which are said to increase safety. However, a recent study by researchers from ...

Business

For NFT collectors, there's a fine line between buzz and boredom

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage, with collectors spending vast sums—in some cases, tens of millions of dollars—to own and trade unique digital images. For researchers, that offers a rare opportunity to study ...

Energy & Green Tech

The role of industrial clusters in advancing the energy transition

During COP26 in Scotland last year, the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Accenture and Electric Power Research Institute, launched the initiative Transitioning Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero in a bid to accelerate ...

Business

Amazon drone crashes hit Jeff Bezos' delivery dreams

Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes in 2013 and pledged to fill the skies with a fleet of delivery drones that could zip parcels to customers' homes in 30 minutes. Asked when this future would arrive, the Amazon.com Inc. founder ...

Automotive

Adaptive headlights to improve road safety

Driving at night brings its own risks when compared to daylight driving, not least when heading into a blind bend on an unlit road. Moreover, conventional headlights always face forward and so as one steers into such a bend ...

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