Friday Five@5

In 2014, Gartner predicted that by 2020 there would be 25 billion connected devices, three for every human on the planet; Cisco went a step further, predicting that number would be double. Read about this and more in this week's Friday Five@5.

The Friday Five@5 is your weekly dose of the latest in digital news from around the world. 


What needs to happen before IoT can change the world

The Next Web

When the Internet of Things (IoT) became a trending topic a few years ago, thought leaders inside and outside of tech knew that it would be a transformational concept. Read more >


This $99 box transforms any smartphone into a 3D printer. No, seriously

Digital trends

If you've spent the last few years holding out for a 3D printer that costs under 100 bucks, then we've got good news for you: The printer goes by the name of OLO. Read more >


The future of Twitter: q&a with Jack Dorsey


Dorsey says Twitter's role in the world still centers around bringing people together to watch live events in the place where information comes the fastest. Read more >


The new Iphone SE finally makes a small phone feel powerful

The Verge

For two years now, Apple's top-of-the-line iPhone made people accept the trend of larger phones. The SE is smaller, lighter, and just as powerful as the bigger iPhones. Small is the new black. Read more >


10 Easter eggs to find on the internet

There are apparently Easter eggs all over the Internet as well. Usually, they are hidden links or files coded into software or websites by programmers as jokes. Read more >


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Laura Perrot

I'm a highly motivated and passionate student and I enjoy taking on new challenges. With an intensive international living experience, I am always interested in learning. I love photography, music, cinema, fashion and technology.