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The Bakery Bitesize #18

TOP TECH STORIES OF THE WEEK:

🚀  Met Gala 2016

This year the Met Gala saw fashion veering into tech with the Costume Institute Ball centered around Manus x Machine: Fashion in an age of technology. Did you see Karolina Kurkova’s dress? It was designed by IBM and fashion powerhouse Marchesa. It was unbelievable!

🚀   ASOS is on the hunt to find the next big thing in fashion

This week ASOS revealed a partnership with Wayra UK, together they will be investing up to £34,000 in the fashion tech businesses they choose. Have a look at this article to find out what kind of tech they are looking for.

WORKING LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR… (EVEN IF YOU AREN’T ONE)

🚀 Innovation and corporate growth shown to be inextricably linked 

Our co-founder Andrew Humphries has written a white paper on how formal programmes that encourage collaboration innovation equate to higher growth. You can find the article here.

MAGICAL TECH

Imagine if you could paint a picture in virtual reality?! Google’s new app Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Their tagline: “Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.” You can watch the video here.

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TECH IS MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Finally here are some examples of how technology and innovation are making the world a better place. Find out how schools are driving demand for wearables, an unmanned robot has conducted surgery on a pig, medical drones will soon transport emergency organ donations and non-invasive devices are monitoring glucose levels.