Internet of Things in Barcelona

The internet of things has been hailed as the next big innovation to change the world. The premise if fairly simple; everyday objects (like fridges or traffic lights) would be able to send and receive information. Basically, we’re moving towards a world where fridges will message you when you’re low on milk.

Moving past the frivolities of everyday life, the internet of things can optimize the ways we build cities. Barcelona, specifically, has been a trailblazer in this field.

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Fuel 4 Fridays: All There Is To Know About Alternative Medicine

In this week’s #Fuel4Fridays, we delve into the world of alternative medicine. Featuring our wonderful recurring guest Cinzia Casadio. Cinzia is a craniosacral therapist, who specializes in nutrition, flower therapy, and dermo-cosmetics. Today we discussed the wonders of the placebo effect, the benefits of homeopathy as well as the controversy surrounding the practice, and even manages to give her input regarding the US elections!

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People On The Grid Interview with Alexia Chellun

People On The Grid with Alexia Chellun

In this People On The Grid, we get to know Alexia Chellun, a singer-songwriter who is launching her new album called ‘Open’. With her soothing and relaxing voice, she performs for us acoustic versions of her latest songs: “All That Remains”, “Open” and “Take Your Destiny”.

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Barcelona’s Quirky Subcultures, and Where to Find Them

Everybody likes to be apart of something. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a psychological and sociological explanation that humans have social needs – to feel connected and loved and respected. Looking to find your place in Barcelona. Here are 5 quirky subcultures in Barcelona!

As psychological research piles up, the public is becoming more aware of the dangers entailed with loneliness. Due to the individualism of cities, people are becoming more and more isolated from their neighbors, friends, and family.

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People On The Grid Interview with Benedict Bodard

People On The Grid with Benedicte Bodard

This week we met with Benedicte Bodard from Mesa Bonita. She chatted with us about the importance of upcycling, and about giving old items a second life. Her work for Mesa Bonita consists of reusing old floor tiles and turning them into practical and beautiful pieces of art, such as tables and coasters.

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The New Age of Advertising 2016

Advertisements have been in existence for over 1500 years. It is estimated that we see over 3,000 to 5,000 advertising messages daily. This makes it more difficult to have brands stay in the mind of the consumer. Companies have been revolutionizing advertising to get their message across without seeming like an advertisement. Is this the future of marketing and the advertising industry?

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