Seven from Seven: We all A.I. scream for ice cream edition

25th June 2021

Each week, we scour the worlds of innovation, tech for good and social impact to bring you seven of our top stories…

  1. New robot restaurant BonBot is working on ice cream service robots to be used in its restaurants, which will make customers’ ice cream in front of them as they choose toppings, flavourings, and sauces.
  2. Lego aims to sell bricks made from recycled drinks bottles within two years, a key step as it pursues its goal to make all its core products from sustainable materials by 2030.
  3. Dezeen showcases ten innovative approaches to tackling climate change, including carbon-neutral concrete, direct air capture machines that capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and net-zero furniture.
  4. Wired UK explores electric vehicle start-up Arrival, which has developed an innovative manufacturing process supported by a small unit of AI-controlled construction robots, which can carry a payload of 1,000kg.
  5. In Morocco, a training program in the management and marketing of solar ovens and cookers is helping women in rural areas to create their own cooperatives, promoting gender equality while developing the local sector of renewable energy.
  6. As part of a £4m scheme, one of the UK’s largest low-carbon heating systems will soon begin warming homes and offices in London’s Square Mile by capturing the Earth’s heat using boreholes.
  7. The missing edges of Rembrandt’s painting ‘The Night Watch’ have been restored for the first time in 300 years using artificial intelligence.

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