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Emerging Technologies: New Fuel for a Sustainable World

In the last of a series on how governments can realize 2030, we’re honing in on sustainable development. Sustainability used …

AI Knows a Lot About ‘Anonymous’ Data Feeds—How Do We Find Out?

People give up massive amounts personal data every day – to their phone apps, their doctors and their GPS systems. In theory, it’s anonymous, but artificial intelligence is smart enough to correlate data and draw conclusions. So how much privacy do we really have?

Moral Code: Can Computer Science Students Be Taught To Think Ethically?

Before we worry about teaching ethical decision-making to robots, we need to figure out how to teach it to the people who build them. Explore the approach that universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard are taking to cultivate an understanding of ethical issues in their students, and how this can benefit the companies that may one day employ them.

Future Workforce: Ready, Set, Blastoff!

In part three of our series on Realizing 2030: A New Era in Government, we looked at the prerequisites for an innovative society. We explore the impact innovation could have on the future workforce and how governments should respond.

Episode 16: Better Data, Higher Speed for McLaren

Formula One racing is all about the science of speed. The driver is the engineer who uses data from over 200 sensors for analysis to produce a winning team. McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown dives into new advances in racing, simulation and electric cars.

Opening the Door to Innovation

We live in interesting times. In our previous post of this series, we noted that on the one hand citizens …