Why We Need to Encourage Children to Imagine the ‘Science Fiction’

Duration 4:28

The Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies are exploring emerging technologies as they intersect with evolving social and economic forces to define the future of work. See how children in Mumbai react to classroom visitors as they learn the possibilities of careers not yet created.

Modeled After Mother Nature, These Robots May Save the Oceans

September 3, 2019

Soft robots—and their use in nature observation and exploration—are not new, but combining research with artificial intelligence is helping scientists create next-gen robots that offer new promise for monitoring marine life.

Five (More) Experts Weigh in on AI

August 28, 2019

From caffeinated beverages crafted by robots to fuel delivery in space aboard an uncrewed spacecraft, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in new and exciting ways every day. Hear from five experts in various verticals as they discuss the future of AI and what it means to their businesses and related fields.

Social Media + Satellite Imagery = Predictive Power

August 26, 2019

When disaster strikes, rescuers gather massive amounts of information nearly real-time from Twitter. Data scientists are developing a way to fuse the timely social media data with reliable satellite imagery to guide disaster relief, track the spread of disease and more.

Who Owns Your Data When You Live in a Smart City?

August 19, 2019

Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.

Columbus, Ohio: Is the Nation’s First Smart City Truly Smart?

August 12, 2019

Columbus, Ohio faces many of the same issues as other midsize and midwestern American cities: suburban sprawl, increased commute times, and a lack of accessible public transit and walkability. Will smart technology be enough to solve those issues and more?