Archive: 2013

  • 2013: tech tragedy or triumph?


    How will history judge the tech world's efforts in 2013? Was this a great year, or a terrible one?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Your Festive Reading List


    Six stories to get you back into the swing of the digital business after Christmas indulgence…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Looking back at 2013, with Google vision


    Google's done another one of its entertaining videos looking back at the year just gone.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • 5 things I learnt from LeWeb day 3


    Some detailed notes from a thought-provoking (and rather contentious) final day of LeWeb last week.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT Berlin in 62 seconds


    We show you in 62 seconds what NEXT Berlin is all about.

  • 5 things I learnt from LeWeb day two


    Insights on the cloud, innovation, mobile and body image.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • 5 things I learnt at LeWeb day one


    LeWeb is looking at the next 10 years this week. Here's five great themes that emerged today…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Harper Reed’s ideas of the modern use of data


    As a CTO of Barack Obama's re-election campaign Harper Reed is an expert for Big Data. And in his opinion Germany has to open his mind in their use of data.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • Solving the corporate digital problem


    How can corporates resist disruption and adapt to changing times? They need someone new in the boardroom…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • The fascination of robots for everyone


    A customer-friendly and individualized future is what Limor Schweitzer has in mind. As an expert for 3D printing he explains the advantages of this technology and its impact on the way we produce and consume.

    By Nico Mohrmann

  • Next up for Nokia


    The Economist has explored Nokia's chances of making a comeback from the bits it's not selling to Microsoft…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Education: out of date and ripe for disruption


    Why are we persisting with an industrial-era education system in the information age? We have to reinvent this.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Revenge, selfies and neoreactionaries: what the internet is doing to our society


    The internet is profoundly shifting our sense of self - for good and ill. Can we promote the good and resist the bad?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT14: Call for Participation


    NEXT Berlin opens its Call for Participation for 2014! Share your digital insights with an inspiring crowd of executives and entrepreneurs on May 5-6 at bcc, Berlin.

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • NEXT Up: Catch-up reading


    Seven stories you might have missed over the week gone by - that might inspire you for the week to come.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Robert Scoble on the future of wearable computing


    Robert Scoble is passionate about technological innovation. In our interview he answers a few questions on wearable computing. And says why NEXT Berlin is an event not to miss.

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • Mobile Industrial Tech: The NEXT startup frontier?


    The last five years have been all about mobile consumer tech. Could the next five bring that energy to the infrastructure that supports our quality of life?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Fail Fast – Just Don’t Talk About It


    We talk about "failing fast" all the time in the tech world. But talking the tales of failures - like Everpix this week - happens all too rarely.

    By Adam Tinworth

  • NEXT14 – Save the date: May 5-6


    It’s at this time of the year when our inboxes are flooded with emails asking about the next NEXT: When and where will it be? What to expect? How to participate? We are more than happy to provide you with the answers here.

    By Ina Feistritzer

  • What’s next?


    In an age of big data, of digital ubiquity and mass surveillance - what comes NEXT? The build up to NEXT 14 starts here…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Nokia’s tablet: where might it fly?


    Nokia launched a beautiful new tablet last week - not that you'd notice amongst the Apple noise. Could the design of the device hint at a way for Microsoft to establish itself in tablets?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Is the Berlin startup scene just a bubble?


    Is Berlin in a startup bubble, full of indentikit cafes, jobs without pay and all weekend parties? One blogger for The Guardian thinks so…

    By Adam Tinworth

  • Interview with Julia Leihener


    Nora Sarga talked to Julia Leihener (Deutsche Telekom) at NEXT Service Design 2013.

  • Interview with Julia Werner and Stephan Augustin


    Nora Sarga talked to Julia Werner and Stephan Augustin who presented a case study about the BMW i Wallbox.