Who Owns Your Data When You Live in a Smart City?

August 19, 2019

Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.

Columbus, Ohio: Is the Nation’s First Smart City Truly Smart?

August 12, 2019

Columbus, Ohio faces many of the same issues as other midsize and midwestern American cities: suburban sprawl, increased commute times, and a lack of accessible public transit and walkability. Will smart technology be enough to solve those issues and more?

How to Eliminate Hiring Bias

August 7, 2019

It takes only seven seconds for a candidate to make a first impression, and it’s often based on appearance or handshake style. TNG’s Tengai, the world’s first unbiased social interview robot, removes unconscious preconceptions that managers and recruiters often bring to the hiring process.

From Mental Health to Meditation, Emerging Tech Is Fueling the Future of the Data-Driven Wellness Journey

August 5, 2019

Combining artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with meditation and mindfulness training is helping patients and mental health professionals more precisely calibrate treatment plans, likely leading to industry-wide improvements.

More Than a Snapshot: Data Selfies and the Future of Hyper-Personalized Wellness

July 22, 2019

Do you rely on a wearable device to track your daily activity, heart rate and sleep quality? Emerging technologies like AI, IoT and VR are helping “welltech” companies take a more holistic approach to overall wellness. (Part 1 of 2 in a series)

A Watershed Moment for AI: Machine Learning at the Frontline of Cyber Threats

July 15, 2019

For years, researchers have been asking what else they can do to detect real fraud. In the annals of cyber warfare, the ability to use machine learning to detect and thwart threat confronts the very real problem of too many false alarms.