Innovative digital technologies are helping nonprofit organizations better run their businesses while maximizing social good.
Understanding how and why video conferencing overwhelms our brains and triggers fatigue may help people improve its negative effects.
Waddle with penguins in Antarctica. Dive with sharks. While travel is restricted, AR and VR can transport you on adventures around the world.
While no catch-all medical solution currently exists, telemedicine is expected to be one of the pandemic’s enduring legacies, nudging doctors, health services, and governments to be more thoughtful about offering face-to-face consultations.
Manufacturers and hobbyists are using 3D printing to address the personal protective equipment shortage faced by frontline workers.
Technology is allowing for the collaboration between connected vehicles and advanced infrastructure, which will create much more efficient and safer roads for all.
Robots may end up one of the unlikely heroes of the effort to contain the coronavirus as they reinforce the ranks of essential workers to deliver medications, provide entertainment, disinfect hospitals and schools, and much more.
From comedians to yoga instructors, to artists and personal trainers, everyone is using technology creatively to help people “disconnect” and help fill the void left by social distancing.
Natural language processing (NLP) has been transformed by the use of neural networks and deep learning, so that it’s now possible to build automated systems that can interact with people more naturally than ever before. Forward-looking businesses have gotten the message and are incorporating NLP into both customer-facing and internal operations.
Heavy-duty computing resources are helping one construction company implement technologies that deliver efficiencies every step of the process—from worker training to design approval—to combat a labor shortage and do more with less.
Like many conservation and environmental organizations, Earth Day Network and the Seattle Aquarium are pivoting to technology to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with interactive activities, livestreamed events and more.
While social distancing, thorough hand washing, and the heroic efforts of medical professionals are all key to ending the pandemic, many believe technology has a role to play, as well—and may ultimately drive long-term recovery.