Alexa, Get Out Of My Life
Smart devices, speakers and wearable tech are being used to solve crimes, but they could also make you vulnerable to criminals in the first place
Five Ethical Influencers to Bring Substance to Your Scrolling
Brimming with interesting tips, opinions and hard-hitting facts, these sustainability-focused content creators will keep you inspired and motivated
Cryptocurrency. The Trend that Uses More Energy than an Entire Country
The annual energy required by cryptocurrency is more than that of an entire country, leading to concern about its ecological footprint.
‘It’s just a sweet kid,’ says Google engineer who hired a lawyer for ‘sentient’ AI programme that FEARS being switched off
Blake Lemoine believes the Google chatbot LaMDA has the feelings of a seven-year-old child and says being turned off would be ‘exactly like dying’
New (Recycled) Balls Please! The Race to Ace Sustainable Tennis Balls
As Wimbledon gets under way, sporting manufacturers reveal they’re now ready to serve up a volley of sustainable and recycled tennis balls to keep old ones coated with microplastics out of landfill
Meet Lightyear, the New Solar Powered Electric Vehicle
Pioneering automotive firm Lightyear has unveiled its prototype Lightyear 0 – a solar-powered EV that can run for up to seven months without being plugged into a traditional charger.
Will NFTs Save Endangered Wildlife?
From helping rewild European bison, to safeguarding one of the world’s rarest birds, NFT art is being used as a force for good
Heinz Meanz Ketchup Will Come in ‘Bottle of Tomorrow’ Made Out of Wood Pulp
The sauce brand will dump plastic bottles for a sustainable and recyclable eco Ketchup bottle
Technology: A Force for Good or Ill?
Technology can help solve world problems including climate change and geopolitical issues, but devices can also cause serious addiction. Clinical psychologist Dr. Saliha Afridi of Lighthouse Arabia, discusses the pros and cons
Is AR the Future of Sustainable Fashion
Augmented reality is already seeping into the fashion industry from digital catwalk shows to virtual dressing rooms. April Miller looks at the ways in which one of the world’s largest polluters could use AR to up its eco game.