Author Katharina Weber

Katharina is an editor at 1000Trends. She studied Communication Science (B.A.) in Stuttgart and San Francisco and Marketing Management (M.Sc.) in Nuremberg. For 1,5 years she was part of the marketing team of Mercedes-Benz and is now digital consultant at Banauten.

The world’s first robot-made burger is here
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Robots are hitting the food industry! The culinary robotics company Creator introduced the world’s first robot-crafted burger that rolled off a conveyor belt in San Francisco. The burger machine will grind your beef for you, cook it,…

Smart blanket for the perfect sleep
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The Startup Smartduvet developed a temperature adjustable blanket through crowdfunding. You can preheat or cool your bed via their native app to get your ideal sleeping temperature. The blanket allows the temperature to be set individually…

US Army develops coffee app
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A research center of the US Army has developed an app that tells you your ideal dosage of caffeine to maximize your alertness. They developed a software that learns people’s individual physiology and the algorithm…

Google’s next-level chatbot Al
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Google recently unveiled its new chatbot Al at its keynote. Al is a next-level chatbot by all means. Al can make phone calls on your behalf, book salon appointments or make restaurant reservations. Google’s demo…

Can drones plant 1 billion trees?
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The world loses about 48 football fields of forest every minute. In a year, 15 billion trees are chopped down due to mining and agriculture industry. One of the biggest drivers of deforestation is the…

New York wants to go green
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New York has the goal to use 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. Therefore, state governor Cuomo will invest 1.5 billion U.S. dollars in 26 different projects with the focus on solar energy and wind…

When will robots overtake humans?
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When will be the time robots will outperform humans? Image a robot writing your school essay or actually a New York Times bestseller. Even imagine a robot doing your heart surgery. This forecast by the…