Rather than replacing human roles, robots and AI will be increasingly working alongside people in the jobs of the future, helping to deliver medicine and restoring coral reefs.
The World Economic Forum's Medicine from the Sky initiative is overcoming healthcare access barriers with drones delivering vaccines to remote areas.
It's time for states to agree on anti-proliferation measures so that non-state actors cannot create lethal autonomous weapons by repurposing civilian products.
A pop-up airport for electric drones and flying taxis has just opened in the UK. If it’s successful, it could pave the way for many more around the world.
Delivery by drone is far less ecologically taxing than equivalent ground-based networks – so, the technology could help relieve the burden on our strained supply chains.
Conservationists and healthcare workers in different parts of the world are finding innovative ways to put drone technology to good use.
Drones enable greener and more cost-effective infrastructure inspection without cumbersome, gas-guzzling machinery, helping the fight against climate change.
Drone fireworks, like the one at the Tokyo Olympics, will soon be a replacement for fireworks due to concerns about air pollution and environmental damage.
Regulators across the globe are now looking at ways to support the expansion of drone technology, exploring carrying heavier loads and transporting people.
The potential of drones to transform legacy systems and industries is challenged by policy and governance issues, economics and a lack of common knowledge.
The Medicine from the Sky Project will launch drone delivery pilots in the next few months to bring vaccines to India's more remote populations.
Drones provide a potential avenue for ensuring that everyone, no matter where they live, has access to high quality healthcare.
The New Zealand government is using artificial intelligence to protect Māui dolphins; it is estimated that only 63 of the species older than 1 year remain.
The robot has several design innovations such as 360-degree directional control, the ability to carry cargo and a range of sensors for remote observation.
The technology driving the fourth industrial revolution (“4IR tech”) is presenting opportunities and challenges that could be tackled with innovative governance frameworks.