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.
The arrival of the self-driving car presents a challenging new dilemma: Whom should the vehicle save – and whom should it harm – when an accident is unavoidable?
As technology reshapes the way we work at warp speed, we need to change training methodologies. How do we prepare the next generation for jobs that haven’t yet been invented? What kind of skillsets will they need, when machines can do what humans do? What kind of tech training do they need today to be ready for the future workplace? And would it mean totally rethinking education to encourage creative problem finding and solving? To explore these questions, we look at schools and startups who are rethinking education to learn and explore the new world of robotics, AI and machine learning.
From an actual jail in England to a pretend jail in Nike advertisements, sneakers have always made a statement without saying a word. In this episode, we look into how they fit into the sport and fashion landscape – both on and off the field of play.
From drones that perform surveys for agriculture to mobile telepresence robots used for security, see why many robotics suppliers are expanding their businesses into robot-as-a-service (RaaS) business models.
Blockchain has been referred to as the most important technological innovation since the internet. Delving beyond obvious use-cases (such as enabling cryptocurrency transactions and smart contracts), explore the unexpected and practical applications of blockchain in five major industries and see the impact it has on each one.
Get up close to polar bears, immerse yourself in the world of whales, and head into the unexplored earth of Greenland, all made possible thanks to virtual reality (VR). Embark on a journey with National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki and hear why VR has become such an important tool for conservation.