Most recent Recent Perspectives

Haptic Happenings: How Touch Technologies Are Taking on New Meaning

New technology is allowing for extraordinary opportunities to impart information through touch. Here are four haptic technology pioneers, developing the next generation of touch to applications in sectors such as medical, automotive, manufacturing and gaming.

Social Media in a Networked Reality: How Virtual Spaces May Spark a Revolution

Widespread adoption of fully immersive technologies is upon us. As VR becomes more mainstream with the help of 5G and WebXR, social media users will get used to “meeting” in VR spaces in which everyone is represented by an avatar.

4.3 — Skyscrapers: An Upward Journey

Durability, convenience and beauty have no defined shape. That’s why skyscrapers are a medium for dreaming. Listen to the latest episode of Trailblazers and learn how far we’ve come. And where we’re going.

After-School Programs and STEM: The Key to an Inclusive Tech Future

After-school STEM programming engages students like Colby Holmes of Hope, Alabama in hands-on, real-world projects and gives them the opportunity to learn new skills and discover potential career paths. For technology companies, encouraging young talent is essential for filling future jobs.

High-five an Olympic Athlete: Robots to Virtually Transport Fans to Tokyo 2020

While sports enthusiasts are planning their July 2020 trips to Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is stirring up the telepresence robot market with models that help remote fans interact with athletes and virtually attend the games, assist guests with disabilities, fetch javelins and more.

Reviving Praise for the Incomplete Leader

The myth of the complete leader—the person at the top without flaws—builds on a 2007 Harvard Business Review article on how executives can build teams that lead, innovate and succeed with a distributed leadership model, outside connections, “X-teams,” and more.