Our columnist Eugène Franken is fascinated by innovative German weapons from World War II. These were marked by an unprecedented explosion of creativity and craftsmanship.
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Design can bring joy into people's lives. And that is exactly what we need in these times of doom and gloom argues Eveline van Zeeland. Therefore: Long live emo design!
The transition to fully autonomous driving is still years ahead. Helen Kardan writes about what the challenges are that the automotive industry has to overcome.
In addition to being wonderful to walk in or look at, snow also has a sound-absorbing effect. Let's use nature more often as a source of inspiration for our technological innovation.
Why should you seek cooperation if you are working on a ground-breaking innovation? Patent expert Hans Helsloot talks about the balancing act between sharing knowledge and keeping it secret.
The technology for self-driving cars is constantly improving. One factor the developers find difficult to control: the unpredictable pedestrian. But work is also being done on this.
Sometimes hilarious, sometimes hurtful or misleading: deepfake videos are a trend to be reckoned with in the coming years, writes philosopher Katleen Gabriels.
To address the massive housing shortage, the Dutch government must take control as it has in the past, columnist Eugène Franken argues.
Put your absolute truths on sale, because only those who allow doubt and do not conform are true innovators, writes Eveline van Zeeland.
Wendy van Ierschot writes for IO about technology and investing in startups. Today a guide on how to deal with investors. "They may grill you but you should grill them back."
The ultra-fast hyperloop is often portrayed as unrealistic because of its steep costs. But that is a misconception according to IO columnist Eugene Franken.
Good intentions are hard to keep up, notes columnist Mary Fiers. This year she wants to lose digital weight by spending less time on Facebook and Twitter and expanding her real social network.
Are you done with fortune tellers and trend watchers and do you want to know what the future really looks like? Then take a look inside a patent database, our columnist Hans Helsloot writes.
Quantum computers have been predicted to have a bright future for years. Columnist and automotive specialist Jan Wouters lists what they can do for the automotive industry.
The energy transition is the largest renovation in the Netherlands since the Delta Works. Our excellent gas infrastructure could come in handy in this respect, contends IO columnist Eugene Franken.
Why does it take so much effort to stick to one of the most important corona measures: Stay at home. IO Columnist Katleen Gabriels views this with a philosophical eye.
Why is it so important to stand on the shoulders of giants? Eveline van Zeeland makes a plea for upholding the citing of sources.
What if we could reach every important city facility within 15 minutes? More and more urban planners see this as an ideal situation. Eugene Franken reflects on the pros and cons.
Achieve greater growth in your company and improve the world at the same time. In her Christmas column Wendy van Ierschot, explains why you become a better entrepreneur with the goals of the UN.
Now that Sinterklaas is getting as old as Sinterklaas comes within reach, columnist Helen Kardan wonders how we prepare our children for such a future in a Keynesian Utopia.