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So Skanaka Trials AI To Spot H&S Breaches

So Skanaka Trials AI To Spot H&S Breaches  | @BIM_PLUS

Software that uses artificial intelligence to help spot health and safety breaches on site is being trialled by a number of contractors including Skanska, delegates at the Autodesk University conference in London heard last week.

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The Wonkavator is real! Behold the maglev Multi lift that goes up, down and left to right

The Wonkavator is real! Behold the maglev Multi lift that goes up, down and left to right  | @WIRED

The Wonkavator can go sideways, and slantways, and longways, and backways, and square ways, and front ways. More than 45 years later, multinational conglomerate ThyssenKrupp is turning Roald Dahl’s fiction into fact.

UK’s largest connected and self-driving vehicle project ready for city streets

UK’s largest connected and self-driving vehicle project ready for city streets  | @arupglobal

The Arup-led UK Autodrive consortium, the UK’s first collaborative trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology, has been given the green light to move out onto city streets after successfully completing the final set of private test track demonstrations.

Obvious: AR Made With Apple’s ARKit Would Work Way Better On iGlasses

Obvious: AR Made With Apple’s ARKit Would Work Way Better On iGlasses  | @fastcompany

Apple has very likely been prototyping such a device for some time now. Its strategy is the opposite of that used by Google to introduce its ill-fated Glass glasses (dumb name too, come to think of it). Apple is getting developers working on creating the AR experiences before eventually announcing its iGlasses, or whatever it’ll call them.

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution  | @inhabitat

The futuristic city will use renewable energy for self sufficiency and be blanketed in almost 1 million plants and 40,000 trees—a sea of greenery capable of absorbing nearly 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 57 tons of pollutants annually.

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords  | @digitaltrends

Your city is dumb. The potholed streets, coin-operated parking meters, and drafty brick buildings many of us interact with every day haven’t changed much in a century. But it’s finally happening. From Oslo to San Diego, cities across the globe are installing technology to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, reducing traffic, and improving urban life.

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