Cisco believes will have 50 billion devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) by 2020. The popular view seems to veer between visions of beneficial 24/7 health monitoring to a fear that we may be sleepwalking into Orwell’s 1984.
3D printing is one of the hottest things at the moment yet it still doesn’t have that killer use just yet. To get a better idea of what it is and what it can do, Henry Tucker MBCS met with Christopher Elsworthy from Bristol-based company Robox.
An ambitious exhibition of digital art and design opens this month at the Barbican Centre, London (until 14 September 2014), featuring artists previously discussed in this column and several works specially commissioned for the show.