Have a taste of this: you fancy going out for dinner, so you ask your voice-activated reservations device to recommend a restaurant based on your culinary tastes and budget. When you walk through the restaurant door, staff instantly recognise your face, recall your name and remember it’s your birthday, along with your favourite drink and the most appropriate food for your genetic profile. For the full story click here.
Martha Ortiz glides through Mexico City’s San Juan market like a ballerina, reed thin and elegant. She pauses at a produce stall, a kaleidoscopic tower of fruit and vegetables, and extends a lissom hand to accept a slice of a red-fleshed pitahaya. Onwards to a chilli stall, fragrant with smoky spices, where she wafts a pasilla mixe variety under her nose, as gracefully as if it were a rose. For the full article click here.