The End of Great Britain?

The Scottish are trying to declare independence, the Northern Irish are threatening to renew their civil war, and there is even talk of separation in Wales • The English themselves are becoming more nationalistic and racism is raising its ugly head • In the Brexit era, Great Britain finds itself on the brink of disintegration

Alon Levin and Yuval Bustan

The Autonomous Car: Are You Driving Your Last Car?

Judging by the conversation, it would seem that we are moments away from trading in our outdated cars for autonomous vehicles • In reality, there are many more challenges before we can declare the completion of the autonomous project: profitability, AI capabilities, and of course, matters of safety and regulation

Daniel Schmiel

Artificial Intelligence: “We expect ‘smart-ness’ from everything”

They can recognize photos, talk, invent new drugs and improve themseleves through constant learning • How far will the abilities of artificial intelligence go? And what needs to happen in order for us to be able to create a complete human brain? • Ami Luttwak, the CTO of Microsoft Israel’s development center, believes that much depends on the availability of information and supporting and making the field accessible to more developers

Roni Kerzner

Storing and Recharging Energy: The Battery Challenge

As the abilities of smart devices grow and the automatic car is around the corner, our dependence on energy becomes more critical than ever • improving the capacity of the classic lithium ion battery is at the heart of the effort, but companies all over the world are already working on promising alternatives that could shape a new electric future

Daniel Schmiel