Kirsty Butcher

Mind your language

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KIRSTY BUTCHER

Trying to get a Plain English explanation of technology can be incredibly frustrating when you don’t know your ASCII from your elbow, writes PlaceTech's Kirsty Butcher.

Cybersecurity IoT guide

Jargon buster: cybersecurity

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Alice Cruickshank

There are predicted to be 20bn to 50bn connected objects globally by 2020. One of the best ways to prevent an attack is awareness, so here are some of the words you need to understand.

Singapore Aerial View Cool Tech

Property innovations for a warming planet

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NATALIE HOLMES

An unusually cold winter followed by a near-global heatwave has brought the issue of climate change to the fore. A range of tech is available and in use for stemming emissions and mitigating the effects, as new climate norms emerge.

Product Photo Klevio Device And App On IPhone

Klevio One | Smartphone intercom

As the world becomes increasingly digital, using a traditional lock and key system feels outdated, Ales Spetic, CEO of Klevio, explains how a smartphone key system could be the answer, without needing to replace the locks.

Paul Unger PlaceTech

EDITOR’S NOTE | Earth Tech

The 'Hothouse Earth' study published by scientists this week rightly gained a lot of media coverage with its alarming warning that we could be heading for a point of no return if the planet warms by so many degrees that humans can no longer control its fate.

Autodesk University AU2017 Project Delivery Track Speakers

AU Las Vegas 2018: what to expect

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Nicola Byrne

The 4-day conference will draw in around 10,000 professionals from architecture, construction, manufacturing, engineering and media creation.

Skanska unveils operating system for buildings

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Paul Unger

Following a successful trial at its Spark building in Warsaw, Poland, the Swedish construction and development giant is planning to bring to market the Connected by Skanska system, which enables office workers to run their parking, reception, heating, meeting rooms and more from a shared mobile app.