In Her Own Words: KENYA WILEY [Women In Tech Series]

In the run-up to national women’s equality day Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in the world of technology. We are honouring women leaders in technology, who are quietly making a...

In Her Own Words: LINA WASSONG [Women In Tech Series]

In the run-up to national women's equality day Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018, we are paying homage to 7 women who have made a name for themselves in the world of technology. We are honouring women leaders in technology, who are quietly making a...

Could these 10 Innovations Be The Best Wearable Tech Inventions of 2017?

2017 has been a busy year for established brands like Adidas and startups like LOOMIA who have been boldly embracing next-gen technology. Coming up with fantastic tech products, the FashNerd team has picked ten inventions, out of the many, that had us at "wow"...

10 Breakthrough Technologies in 2017 With Staying Power

It has been argued that for emerging technology to have staying power it needs to affect the economy and our politics, improve medicine, or influence our culture. Ticking some of these boxes is some impressive technologies developed in 2017. Although some of these next...

Doppler Labs’ Demise; The Randomness Factor, And Why Hardware is Hard

Hearables
In a time where consumer adoption of smart earbuds is rising, one would think that it would be smooth sailing for a hearables startup. But with the recent demise of San Francisco's  Doppler Labs Inc, the startup is living proof that there is no guarantee...

Want To Find Out What To Expect From Wearable Technology in Your Lifetime?

Imagine waving goodbye to washing machines because clothes will be able to clean themselves, or wearing football boots that are capable of measuring every step and angle the ball is hit. This is not a world created by Hollywood,  but a reality in the...

MIT Researcher’s AI System Uses Machine Learning To Detect Early Breast Cancer

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. In the UK, incidence rates for breast cancer are projected to rise by 2%. This equals to 210 cases per 100,000 females by 2035. These scary stats could be a thing...

Fashion Tech Labs, Transforming The Industry For The Better?

For the last few years, fashion labs focused on technology have been popping up around the globe. With the aim of transforming the fashion industry, they are working and supporting startups and entrepreneurs by helping them develop types of innovation in areas of fashion, retail,...

The Explosion of Tech Innovation Means It Is Time To Approach Africa With a New Mindset

When it comes to the merger of fashion with technology, Africa is usually depicted as a continent with very little innovation. True, it is not exactly Silicon Valley but countries like Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa have proven that they are not shy about...

5 Sustainable Fabric Innovators to Watch Out For

For quite some time the sustainable fashion community has understood the importance of reducing cotton products and recreating fabrics in a new way. For hundreds of years, the cotton industry has become a lifeline for most nations worldwide. Like any major industry, it has produced...