Month: May 2014

Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2014

There are many emerging technologies that are expected to shape the future, and at Mode we like to keep our eye on what’s happening! From super-light cars, to innovations in medicine, the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies has identified the top 10 emerging technologies of 2014 that could reshape the society of the future. The council is comprised of leading thinkers from academia and industry, and their selections are based on opinions from experts and industry leaders. Let’s take a look at the innovations that they believe have the potential for real and positive impact on the world. 1. Brain-computer interfaces It’s already possible to type by monitoring the brain’s electrical activity, but as technology advances, read more...

Go Green for 2014 and Beyond!

As businesses, we are all faced with the challenges of keeping costs down, whether you are a small or globally-recognised organisation. We are all now responsible for reducing waste, lowering energy consumption and capping carbon emissions. However, there are steps we can all take to save money and help reduce our carbon footprint. It doesn’t matter if you are a small business switching off a computer at the end of the day or a multinational with hundreds of employees, the statistics are still the same – computers and any kind of technology can account for half the electricity used in a typical office. Just one computer alone being left on standby can cost a business up to £20 a year. read more...