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Will Data save the day?

By Opinion 3 May 2019

This glimpse of the future was crafted by Matt Aberline and Dave Mackenzie, Aurecon. FULL STORY >

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When I grow up, I want to be a sense maker

By Opinion 25 April 2018

Aurecon's Mike Pinkerton argues that in the future, the new heroes will be the sense makers. FULL STORY >

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Spoiler alert! The future is…

By Opinion 11 April 2018

In Aurecon’s latest Just Imagine blog post, Alecs Chong argues that in our desire to predict everything and get ahead, we might be risking a world that is only average. If we’re already certain and sure of everything that’s about to come, we’d be missing... FULL STORY >

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Could breeding a ‘Digital Twin’ save our ‘dying’ cities?

By Opinion 14 February 2018

Our cities are sick. Under strain from urbanisation, pollution, climate challenges and poor governance, could a ‘saviour sibling’ be a remedy for our sick cities? FULL STORY >

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The robots will take our jobs - what next?

By Opinion 29 November 2017

Brad McBean of Aurecon argues that while our jobs may be at risk of being automated, humans will remain an essential ingredient in the future workplace equation. The role of human creativity and ingenuity will keep rising to the top. Creative thinking... FULL STORY >

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Why it's better to be in beta

By Opinion 22 November 2017

Declan Barrett argues that while ‘always being in Beta’ sounds as if your work will always be in an unfinished state, the opposite is true. Beta Designers create things all the time. It’s just that the things they make today, they’ll happily improve on... FULL STORY >

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Don't underestimate your granny when it comes to Google

By Opinion 8 November 2017

In Aurecon’s latest Just Imagine blog post, Rowland Burke argues the need to target older generations through digital as well as through traditional means, if we want to stay ahead in the business world. FULL STORY >

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Empowering the youth: how to impact a city

By Press Release 30 October 2017

An initiative to empower the youth of eThekwini with the skills they need to help improve their city through innovation is making its mark in the city. FULL STORY >

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It's never too late to grow up

By Opinion 18 October 2017

In Aurecon’s latest Just Imagine blog post, Trevor Sharrock argues that with the onset of the digital age, we need to be looking for people who know how to stay one step ahead of whatever that job may be. FULL STORY >

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Want to be a next-level engineer? Ask a gamer how

By Opinion 4 October 2017

The opening line ‘A game controller drawn inside a human headThree guys walk in to a bar…’ has fueled the material of comedians from Lenny Bruce to Jerry Lewis. For a surfer, a gamer and an engineer, it plays on our notions of stereotypes... FULL STORY >

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Where would we be today without Wi-Fi?

By Press Release 26 April 2017

Where would we be today without WiFi? No more hotspots. No cool internet cafés. Our ‘mobile’ devices would be far less mobile. Or what would life be like without the microwave? What many of us don’t know, however, is that these two technologies were... FULL STORY >

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Diversity of thought – The key to unlocking the future?

By Press Release 26 October 2016

In 2016, Nkiruka, a sixteen year old African girl, contemplates her future. She needs to make educational choices. Should she follow her heart and study the sciences? She dreams of becoming an engineer. FULL STORY >

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