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6 ‘Stepping Stones’ for Women in Tech—and Assessing the Path Forward

Despite progress, women are still underrepresented in the technology sector. We spoke to three female leaders in tech who provided insights into their career success and advice for future generations of girls, including reframing challenges as opportunities, taking steps to avoid burnout, and embracing self-advocacy.

The Unseen Ballet

Dell Technologies gave people with visual impairments an unforgettable holiday experience. With assistive tech from eSight, they witnessed a live performance of The Nutcracker, performed by Ballet Austin.

The Departed: Communicating With Lost Loved Ones Through AI and VR

Through artificial intelligence and virtual reality, people who have lost loved ones can actively engage with their virtual beings in the form of chat bots, avatars and even holograms.

4.6 — Job Search: Not-Entirely-Human Resources

This week on Trailblazers, we look at the evolution of the job search in the internet era.

Fintech, Wealth Disparity, and Socioeconomic Bias: Examining All Sides of the Coin

Critics of fintech—financial technology—suggest that emerging technologies like cryptocurrencies spread socioeconomic biases by limiting accessibility, while proponents tout the social good implications of the many technologies currently in development like blockchain and open banking.

How Tech-Driven Urban Design Is Helping Cities Reimagine Public Spaces

In the past decade or so, society has come to view cities as engines of economic growth, attracting unprecedented levels of attention and investment in emerging technologies that we can employ to make people’s lives more connected.