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Sit, Stay, Speak: New AI Tech Unlocks the Minds of Dogs

AI tech is continuing to bring us closer and closer to our beloved canines. By leveraging machine learning, brain-decoding algorithms and other technologies, researchers are demonstrating, in a variety of new and fascinating ways, how humans and animals show emotion through similar processes and behaviors.

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From Steel City to Smart City: How Pittsburgh is Implementing a Bold Transit Plan

As Pittsburgh works toward smart city status, its bold technology plans aim to improve transportation, increase residential safety, enhance mobility, address climate change and more.

How High-Tech Wearables Could Save Rugby

Wearable technology captures rugby players’ heart rates, body temperatures, and other vital signals for on-the-field-monitoring and safety assessments, while mouthguards embedded with sensors record and transmit the sheer force of any collisions. Advocates hope this data will encourage deeper conversations about best practices to keep players safe.

How this Hospital Ship Uses Tech to Deliver Hope and Healing on the High Seas

Since 1978, Mercy Ships has performed free surgeries and delivered state-of-the-art medical care to the most impoverished areas in the world. Learn how technology helps seek out patients, and how keeping the onboard IT infrastructure simple is key as Mercy Ships works to double its operations with a second ship.

These 3 AI-Powered Technologies May Innovate the Eldercare Industry

By 2060, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to increase to more than 98 million. Learn about three AI-powered technologies that aim to change the level of care for this aging population with sophisticated wearables, hearing aid sensors and robots that help elderly people with dementia and other limitations.

1.2 — Key Emerging IT Technologies with David Frattura

In this episode, Bill sits down with David Frattura to discuss the drivers of digital transformation and the current, underlying themes in emerging technology.