Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave

19 February 2019 –The internet is full of videos of thoughtful people setting things on fire. Read more…


The future of firms in an AI world

5 February 2019 – Whatever we think about them, we can all agree on one thing: computers are brilliant. They can process vast amounts of data. They can do so at an astonishing speed. Read more…

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New Robot Dogs Can Deliver Your Lunch Right to Your Desk

14 January 2019 – When the dog becomes the mailman. Read more…


The Physics Behind Popping Champagne Bottles

1 January 2019 – Why does a cork shoot out of a champagne bottle? Read more…


How the Spatial Web Will Transform Every Element of Our Careers

13 December 2018 – This blog will look at the future of work during the age of Web 3.0… Examining scenarios in which AI, VR, and the spatial web converge to transform every element of our careers, from training to execution to free time. Read more…


Rise of the machines: Are you ready to mechanize?

31 October 2018 – Near-fully mechanized vineyards are leading the way to premium wine grapes. Read more…


Robots, Dassies and Drones in the Vineyard

25 October 2018 – There are vineyards in the Cape which don’t just see the tread of the human foot, shoe of the horse or tyre of the tractor, some see the caterpillar pattern of a robot, too. Read more…


You Have No Idea What Artificial Intelligence Really Does

17 October 2018 – The world of AI is full of hype and deception. Read more…


SA Wine Industry Innovation Challenge

4 September 2018 – Interested parties must submit a three-minute video pitch providing a brief summary of the innovation, details of the problem it addresses, and how the business intends to become sustainable. Read more…


Smart farming technologies innovate on production quality

24 July 2018 – The concept of smart farming is increasingly used to describe how technology is adopted to increase the quantity and quality of farming products. As such, leveraging enterprise resource planning (ERP) has become a necessity to integrate technological innovation for improved efficiencies and reduced cost. Read more…