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2.13: Agriculture: Can vertical and urban farming feed the world?

Duration 30:21

Host Walter Isaacson talks farming. How did the mechanical reaper change the way we harvest? Can vertical farming help feed our ever-growing cities? Will AI, machine learning and the Internet of Things make farms more efficient?

Six Reasons Why Cyber Criminals Love Social Media

July 9, 2018

Social media is an enabler for business, but it also presents a growing digital risk to consumer-facing organizations because the global rise in popularity of social media platforms has lured fraudsters to expand their activities to the virtual world. Take a look at the six reasons why cyber criminals love social media.

This Deep Learning Technology Is Redefining Ad Integrity

July 2, 2018

Company brand logos are everywhere these days, and not just where they expect them to be. A business knows when it has placed an advertisement in a magazine, but it has no knowledge if an ad has been seen by more than the publication’s readers. This is no longer the case thanks to deep learning technology. Learn how deep learning tools are helping businesses identify if its brands and logos in photos posted to social media and how this is producing actionable information that can increase their market share.

How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Are Transforming the Auto Industry

June 28, 2018

Take a look at how some auto giants intend to use cryptocurrency technology to drive innovation. It’s not in the payment model aspect you may be thinking but instead as a means for cars to communicate with each other whilst on the road.

2.12: Timing the Market

Duration 28:52

The stock market is one wild ride, from the literal rough seas of the renaissance to the forthcoming disruption of algorithms and AI. Invest your time in this week’s episode to learn the exciting origins and incredible future of how shares and stocks exchange.

How Project-Based Learning Preps Kids for Tech Careers

June 25, 2018

See why textbook learning is making way for more project-based learning, an emerging approach that takes STEM knowledge and students’ own interests and combines them into projects that demand individuality and critical thinking, communication and collaboration.