As the discussion around the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ continues, it is interesting to read different views on the the evolution of work and the industries that could shape future skills and capabilities. An interesting read from TechCruch. 

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be impacted by frontier technologies such as automation, AI, AVs and more. The analysis titled “The Four Futures of Work” was conducted in collaboration with design…

via Planning for the uncertain future of work — TechCrunch

Planning for the uncertain future of work — TechCrunch


I had to repost this – such an interesting case from a research perspective…

There’s lots of research going into tiny drones, but one of the many hard parts is keeping them in the air for any real amount of time. Why not hitch a ride on something that already flies all day? That’s the idea behind this project that equips bumblebees with sensor-filled backpacks that charge wirelessly and…

via Bumblebees bearing high-tech backpacks act as a living data collection platform — TechCrunch

Bumblebees bearing high-tech backpacks act as a living data collection platform — TechCrunch

There is something magical for me in other peoples illustrations and drawings. A way of seeing the world through their eyes. I recently discovered this blog and it reminded me why I’m such a fan of monochrome renderings – VIkki 


While waiting to eat lunch with my friend Kathy and family; I started sketching. Near, was an industrial coffee grinder that looked cast out of the hardest metals. The shapes were formed, banged and screwed. Of course I had to start a drawing. However, everyone came and I couldn’t finalize what I saw. Late today, […]

via Industrial design — Barry Comer’s Blog

Industrial design — Barry Comer’s Blog