Smart clothing is making clinical trials patient-friendly while providing more precise, real-time data to healthcare professionals. In the future, physicians may be able to recommend smart shirts for vital signs monitoring and more.
By 2030, our lives will be more connected, mobile and digital than ever before. Emerging technologies are enabling us to augment, enhance, and optimize our lives; from autonomous vehicles to connected homes and digital cities. Explore the research.
Host Walter Isaacson and guests talk about what it means to get old, and what we can do to make it less scary.
While the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) continue to sell our favorite thin mints and samoas, its leaders are working to alter the landscape of science, technology and mathematics (STEM) by continuing to promote 70 STEM-specific badges and adding new Coding for Good badges this summer.
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.
At the heart of it, blockchain is about trust, transparency, and security. Right now, companies spend endless time and money establishing and maintaining trusted, secure relationships and transactions. Blockchain has the potential to streamline these processes, eliminate redundancy, and enhance security. On this episode, Australian Securities and Exchange CIO Dan Chesterman offers a rare down-to-earth, practical look at what blockchain is, what it does, and how to implement it.
Emotion recognition requires an enormous amount of data from a diverse population to help children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, distracted drivers and others. For people to partner with artificial intelligence, AI must learn the nuances of human communication. Teaching algorithms to read human faces and recognize emotions is an important step to building AI that we can trust—and that will trust us.
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?
It takes only seven seconds for a candidate to make a first impression, and it’s often based on appearance or handshake style. TNG’s Tengai, the world’s first unbiased social interview robot, removes unconscious preconceptions that managers and recruiters often bring to the hiring process.