1.1 – AI That Drives: Self-Driving Cars

Duration 22:21

Host Jessica Chobot gets behind the self-driving wheel of an autonomous car in the premiere of the new podcast AI: Hype vs. Reality.

Helping Convicts Start Fresh

April 8, 2019

Searchable databases and automated forms are having a huge impact on the lives of the formerly incarcerated in parts of California.

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2019 Cybersecurity Predictions: Threats Grow as New Opportunities and Risks Emerge

January 23, 2019

Cybersecurity experts from RSA and Secureworks weigh in on the cyber threats—and—opportunities organizations will face on their digital transformation journey in 2019.

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?

Robo-Accountants Are an Accountant’s Best Friend

June 20, 2018

Since the inception of the profession, accountants have been “numbers crunchers” and “bean counters”—mathematically inclined individuals tasked to laboriously assemble a company’s financial data and calculate revenue and expenses toward closing the books each quarter. Now so-called robo-accountants are doing the hard work, freeing accountants from crunching the numbers to make sense of them for operational and financial decision-making purposes.

What Moral Code Should Your Self-driving Car Follow?

June 19, 2018

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?