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5 Generative AI Chatbots Everyone Should Know About

Generative AI chatbots have rapidly become indispensable tools across various industries, transforming the way we interact with technology.[...]

AI Revolutionizes Voice Interaction: The Dawn Of A New Era In Technology

It’s becoming increasingly common to find ourselves controlling and communicating with machines using our voices.[...]

7 Ways Marketers Should Be Using Generative AI Now

Marketing is all about engaging customers with compelling content – delivering thoughtful, inspiring messages that help to create a deeper relationship with the brand.[...]

The AI Revolution In Wine Fraud Detection

In an era where authenticity is as valuable as the vintage itself, the wine industry faces a pressing challenge: wine fraud.[...]

10 Mind-Blowing Generative AI Stats Everyone Should Know About

A little over a year ago, no one was talking about generative AI. Now, it’s the dominant topic of top-level events like CES and the World Economic Forum.[...]

How Generative AI Is Revolutionizing Customer Service

Customer service is proving to be one of the most popular applications of generative AI. But how exactly can generative AI aid customer service teams (without alienating customers)?[...]

Will Generative AI Help Us Solve The Climate Crisis (Or Will It Make It Worse)?

You might be surprised to learn that AI is already proving to be a powerful weapon in the fight against climate change.[...]

13 Ways Writers Should Embrace Generative AI

Generative AI is already being adopted in journalism to automate the creation of content, brainstorm ideas for features, create personalized news stories, and produce accompanying video content.[...]

12 New Jobs For The Generative AI Era

When any major new technology grabs the headlines, talk quickly turns to jobs. And so it is with generative AI.[...]

AI Everywhere: The Unmissable Highlights From Davos 2024

This year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos was a testament to the growing prominence of artificial intelligence (AI) in our world.[...]

Harnessing AI’s Full Potential: 5 Adoption Essentials For Enterprise Success

Anyone paying attention to business and technology knows that AI is already driving seismic waves of change in industry and day-to-day life.[...]

3 Ways Generative AI Is Making Our World A Better Place

Bored of the negative headlines around AI, and specifically generative AI? Then this article is for you.[...]

The Metaverse And Its Dark Side: Confronting The Reality Of Virtual Rape

The police in the UK are currently investigating a virtual rape in the metaverse involving a young girl under the age of 16 who[...]

Generative AI (Probably) Won’t Take Your Job. But It Will Change How You Work

When you read or listen to anything about generative AI and its impact on jobs, it's often a story of job losses.[...]

The Biggest Challenges And Pitfalls Of Data-Driven, AI-Enabled HR

Amid the rapid evolution of digital landscapes, data and AI have emerged as critical tools in human resource (HR) management[...]

The Unmissable Highlights From CES 2024

Much like its predecessors, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) of 2024 has once again dazzled the world with a spectacle of innovation and technological marvels.[...]

5 Unexpected Ways Generative AI May Change Your Daily Life

No doubt you've seen dozens of headlines (or more) about generative AI and how tools like ChatGPT are going to transform our jobs..[...]

Generative AI And The Future Of Jobs

We’ve often heard it said that generative AI will affect many of the jobs people do today. But they won’t all be affected equally.[...]

Important Tech Investments To Make In 2024: A Guide For All Budgets

As the business landscape continues to evolve at a breathtaking pace in 2024, the role of technology in shaping business success has never been more pronounced.[...]

The Technology Trends That Defined 2023: A Re-Evaluation Of Predictions

As 2023 draws to a close, it's an opportune moment to reflect on the most important tech[...]

The 6 Most Important Web3, Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Trends In 2024

As we move deeper into the AI era, many questions about data privacy and control remain[...]

How Can We Use AI to Address Global Challenges Like Climate Change?

As climate change continues to pose an enormous threat to our planet, we must explore innovative solutions that can help mitigate its impact.[...]

Debunking The Top 5 Cybersecurity Myths

At a time when cyberattacks, ransomware attacks and online fraud are all on the rise, it’s important that everyone understands the basics of cybersecurity.[...]

Why Blockchain, NFTs, And Web3 Have A Sustainability Problem

Blockchain – the distributed, decentralized system that helps verify crypto transactions and record ownership of NFTs[...]

The Highlights Of CES 2023 – The Must-See Products You Can’t Miss This Year

Everybody in the world of consumer and entertainment technology has their eyes set on Las Vegas, where CES 2023 is set to open its doors in early January.[...]

The Biggest Tech Innovations And Breakthroughs Of 2022

Each year, a handful of innovations, breakthroughs, and discoveries push the boundaries of what is possible using technology.[...]

The Top Five Web3 Trends In 2023

The term Web3 covers a number of trends that make up what is sometimes called the "decentralized internet."[...]

What Is The Business Impact Of Web3?

Web3 technology is gaining traction — and in many ways, it is leading the charge of political and economic revolution.[...]

Is This Web3 Winery The Future Of Wine In The Metaverse?

I have previously covered a number of projects in the space involving drinks makers partnering with technologists to create innovative use cases for decentralization.[...]

How To Buy NFTs: A Super-Easy Guide For Anyone | Bernard Marr

How To Buy NFTs: A Super-Easy Guide For Anyone

NFTs – Non-fungible Tokens – are unique tokens that live on a blockchain and can be securely traded or used to prove ownership of connected assets.[...]

Web3, NFTs, And The Future Of Art | Bernard Marr

Web3, NFTs, And The Future Of Art

Throughout history, artists have often gotten a rough deal with corporations and middlemen profiting from their work long after they have received and spent the fees they were paid.[...]

The World Of Metaverse Entertainment: Concerts, Theme Parks, And Movies

The metaverse is a massive trend at the moment, with news and promises about the power of the metaverse splashed across social media and all the biggest media headlines.[...]

The 20 Most Important Skills Everyone Needs To Succeed In A Digital World

Technology is changing our world to such an extent that the majority of children in school today will do jobs that don’t yet exist.[...]

How Shell Is Using Web3 And Blockchain For Sustainability And Energy Transition

Although many of us may associate it primarily with oil and gas, it has embarked on an ambitious energy transition agenda in a bid to move away from the use of fossil fuels toward green and sustainable energy.[...]

Web3 And The Future Of Music

Streaming music services make it easier than ever for musicians to find an audience and get their songs heard. However, they have also made it harder for musicians to earn a living.[...]

How To Make An NFT? All You Need To Know

You may have heard of collections such as the Bored Ape Yacht Club, or one-off creations like those by artists like Beeple.[...]

Metaverse, NFTs, Web3 And Virtual Land In The Sandbox

The metaverse – it's the word of the moment – but beyond it being a huge money-making opportunity, there are lots of different ideas about what it actually is.[...]

The Most In-Demand Metaverse Skills Every Company Will Be Looking For

The metaverse is here – and if we are to believe a recent Citi report, it could generate up to $13 trillion in value for businesses around the world by 2030.[...]

Metaverse | Bernard Marr

The Amazing Ways Nike Is Using The Metaverse, Web3 And NFTs

Artificial intelligence (AI), e-commerce, and in-store experiential technology have been integral to the brand’s strategy for many years.[...]

The Best Examples Of DAOs Everyone Should Know About

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is a web3 idea that allows communities, corporations, or any type of collective organization to be administered and governed without centralized leadership, thanks to the ability of blockchain.[...]

10 Skills Robots Can’t Replace In The Workplace (Yet)

Machines can now do many things we would have deemed impossible a few decades ago – but there are still human skills robots can’t yet replace.[...]

The Biggest Technology Trends In Wine And Winemaking

When we think about the wine business, the images that come to mind might be more of vineyards stretching across the French countryside than of robots and digital transformation.[...]

The Internet Of The Future: Here Are Best Examples Of Web3 In Practice

Web3 is the term used to describe the “next level” of the internet - following on from web 1 (HTML, or the “world wide web”) and web 2 (social media, and the user-generated web).[...]

10 Amazing And Innovative Examples Of NFTs Everyone Should Know About

NFTs stepped into the limelight in 2021 with a number of projects achieving multi-million-dollar valuations and sales.[...]

How The Metaverse Will Change Cryptocurrency

The metaverse and cryptocurrency seem to be concepts that go hand-in-hand – virtual worlds and virtual money to spend in them.[...]

The 4 Biggest Future Trends In The Financial Sector

And our relationship with money – how we use it, who we trust to look after it, and how we as financial customers expect to be treated[...]

Is It Too Early To Get Excited About Web3 | Bernard Marr

Is It Too Early To Get Excited About Web3?

Web3 is an idea that is generating a lot of excitement at the moment in business technology communities.[...]

Why Are Some NFTs Worth Millions – And Is The Bubble About To Burst?

A year or so back, not many people had heard of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) – they certainly weren’t being regularly traded for six-figure sums.[...]

YouTube Announces NFTs Monetization Tools for Creators | Bernard Marr

YouTube Announces NFTs Monetization Tools for Creators

YouTube recently announced that the platform's newest tools would allow creators to sell content as NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Find out more about how NFTs fit in with YouTube's 2022 plans[...]

The Important Difference Between Web3 And The Metaverse

Two terms that are generating a lot of hype and excitement in the world of business technology right now are Web3 and metaverse.[...]

How The Coachella Music Festival Is Using NFTs And Blockchain

2022 will see the return of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, following the cancellation of the last two events due to the coronavirus pandemic.[...]

The Biggest Future NFTs Trends Everyone Needs To Know About

In 2021, they took the art world by storm, with pieces like The Merge and Beeple’s The First 5000 Days selling for tens of millions of dollars.[...]

The 10 Biggest Future Trends In Manufacturing

From cars to computers, coffee machines to children’s toys, almost everything we use on an everyday basis is produced by manufacturers.[...]

What Is Web3 All About? An Easy Explanation With Examples

First, there was web1 – aka the internet we all know and love. Then there was web2 – the user-generated web, heralded by the arrival of social media.[...]

The 10 Best Examples of NFTs

Confused about NFTs (non-fungible tokens), or just want to see how they work in the digital marketplace? Check out these 10 NFT examples.[...]

The Important Links Between NFTs Blockchain And The Metaverse | Bernard Marr

The Important Links Between NFTs, Blockchain, And The Metaverse

If you’ve paid any attention to emerging tech trends over the past year, you will have heard of the[...]

The 5 Biggest Blockchain Trends In 2022 | Bernard Marr

The 5 Biggest Blockchain Trends In 2022

Blockchain is one of the most exciting tech trends at the moment. It is a distributed, encrypted database model that has[...]

What Are NFTs? An Easy Explanation For Anyone

Are people really paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for 5-second videos of LeBron James’s latest dunk?[...]

Glenfiddich Sells 18000 Super-Rare Whisky As NFTs – Heres What That Means | Bernard Marr

Glenfiddich Sells $18,000 Super-Rare Whisky As NFTs – Here’s What That Means

There’s been a lot of excitement about NFTs recently. “Non-fungible Tokens” are essentially digital code that lives on a[...]

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin And Ripple?

There is so much hype and confusion in the blockchain, distributed ledger and cryptocurrency world and one name that keeps increasignly coming up in that space is Ripple. I often get asked about the difference between Bitcoin (still the best known cryptocurrency based on blockchain) and Ripple. [...]

Bitcoin, Blockchain Splits And What It Means For Business

Blockchain was one of the technologies which I predicted back […]

How Can Blockchain Technology Be Applied In Real Life?

There’s no doubt that blockchain technology is an exciting development, […]

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far […]

What is Blockchain?

The concept of blockchains technology is set to revolutionise not […]

Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency And ICOs – All You Need To Know In 10 Minutes

I’ve often sung the praises of blockchain technology, which I […]

5 Blockchain Trends Everyone Should Know About

Blockchain travelled a rocky road in 2018 but is still […]

Bitcoin And Litecoin – What’s The Difference?

Most people have heard of Bitcoin by now – the […]

Blockchain Implications Every Insurance Company Needs To Consider Now

The potential for blockchain technology to disrupt the insurance industry […]

What is the Difference Between Blockchain And Bitcoin?

Did you know that blockchain and Bitcoin aren’t the same thing? […]

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely […]

How Blockchain Will Transform The Supply Chain And Logistics Industry

Managing today’s supply chains—all the links to creating and distributing […]

Blockchain-Based CVs Could Change Employment Forever

A new and potentially revolutionary application of blockchain technology could […]

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of […]

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely […]

5 Essential Blockchain Predictions

The potential for blockchain technology to bring about widespread change […]

Facebook’s Blockchain-Based Cryptocurrency Libra: Everything You Need To Know

There will be a new cryptocurrency available in 2020—Libra. Although […]

How Can You Really Earn, Buy and Spend Bitcoins and Ethereum? Here Are The Best Ways

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have mostly become known for […]

The Best Blockchain Jobs And Careers Available Today

Synopsis: Since blockchain is one of today’s most hyped technologies, […]

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare […]

The 5 Biggest Blockchain And Distributed Ledger Trends Everyone Should Be Watching

While it’s true that the media hype over blockchain, bitcoins, […]

Why Blockchain Could Kill Uber

Just when platform businesses such as Uber thought their business […]

Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely To Disrupt

You’ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize… […]

Should You Invest In Bitcoins? Here Are The Top Reasons For And Against

The world’s first example of a decentralised, encrypted and distributed […]

Fascinating Examples Of How Blockchain Is Used In Insurance, Banking And Travel

Blockchain technology promises to revolutionise many aspects of how we […]

5 Blockchain Opportunities No Company Can Afford To Miss

The blockchain phenomenon appears to be gathering pace as we […]

23 Fascinating Bitcoin And Blockchain Quotes Everyone Should Read

Even though Bitcoin and blockchain are still in their infancy, […]

Bitcoin: Will The Arrival Of Institutional Money Cause A New Price Surge?

Just a week ago I wrote an article exploring whether […]

The Six Biggest Blockchain Trends Everyone Should Know About In 2021

Blockchain has been one of the most talked-about tech trends […]

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released […]

Is This The End Of Blockchain?

In recent years much has been said about the transformative […]

A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read

Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of […]

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in […]

The Awesome Ways TUI Uses Blockchain To Revolutionize The Travel Industry

Blockchain is the latest innovation to take over vacation planning. […]

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry […]

Artificial Intelligence And Blockchain: 3 Major Benefits Of Combining These Two Mega-Trends

Previously I have written about the reality and potential of ongoing efforts to integrate blockchain with the internet of things (IoT). Now I am going to look at how encrypted, distributed ledgers could unlock new frontiers for another cutting-edge technology: artificial intelligence (AI) [...]

Practical Examples Of How Blockchains Will Be Used In Legal Firms

I contend that blockchain technology is going to disrupt many […]

Why Use Blockchain Technology?

If you read anything about technology and digital transformation, you’ll […]

A Complete Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin

When you dig into the details of Bitcoin, it’s almost […]

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