Today’s Chic Look? ‘Upcycled’ Clothes

Many designers are ‘upcycling’—putting luxury spins on second-hand clothing, repurposing them under the mantle of sustainability to appeal to socially conscious customers   What’s a hot trend in high-end fashion? Getting shoppers to pay just as much for used clothes as they do for new ones. Many designers are putting luxury spins on second-hand clothing, … More Today’s Chic Look? ‘Upcycled’ Clothes

More men are wearing Makeup than you think—here is why

By guest author Jacob Gallagher of Wall Street Journal Once taboo, tools like concealer and bronzer have found their way into guys’ grooming kits. Our conflicted writer tests it all out—and finds arguments in favour of putting on a face Last August headlines blasted that French president Emmanuel Macron had spent approximately USD 30000 on … More More men are wearing Makeup than you think—here is why

Finland’s green gold tackles global challenges

By guest writer Susanna Winqvist, Project manager, Uusi puu When I was a child, cotton clothes were fine. There was nothing dubious about plastic or concrete either. Currently, we are facing the inconvenient truth. By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans. Our food and tap water contain micro plastics. … More Finland’s green gold tackles global challenges

9th VERT Forum at Empa – The fight for clean emissions continues

It is exactly 20 years since experts from Empa and VERT published the first test results on diesel particle filters. Today, more than 300 million vehicles worldwide are fitted with such filters. However, a VERT conference held at the Empa Academy revealed why the emission problem is by no means over The saga of the … More 9th VERT Forum at Empa – The fight for clean emissions continues

Microsoft’s next act

CEO Satya Nadella talks about innovation, disruption, and organizational change. In 2014, Satya Nadella was appointed CEO of Microsoft, making him only the third leader in the software company’s 40-year history, following Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Since taking the top job, Nadella has doubled down on cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and social networking … More Microsoft’s next act

Stretchable electronics is about more than just form factor

By guest author James Hayward, Senior Technology Analyst, IDTechEx As electronic devices have found their way into every facet of modern life, those devices nearly always have one thing in common: they are rigid. Whilst it may be an overstatement to say that form factor has been limiting the growth for electronics, increasing competition and … More Stretchable electronics is about more than just form factor