News tagged with 21st century

Robot revolution will change world of work

Robots will fundamentally change the shape of the workforce in the next decade but many industries will still need a human touch, a QUT Future of Work Conference has heard.

Mar 24, 2015
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Cities, states face off on municipal broadband

Wilson, N.C., determined nearly a decade ago that high-speed Internet access would be essential to the community's social and economic health in the 21st century, just as electricity, water and sewers were in the previous ...

Aug 19, 2014
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Vertical farms offer a bright future for hungry cities

The 21st century has seen rapid urbanisation and the global population is now expected to grow to more than 8.3 billion by 2050. Currently, 800m hectares โ€“ 38% of the earth's land surface โ€“ is farmed ...

Jul 21, 2014
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