Social Media + Satellite Imagery = Predictive Power

August 26, 2019

When disaster strikes, rescuers gather massive amounts of information nearly real-time from Twitter. Data scientists are developing a way to fuse the timely social media data with reliable satellite imagery to guide disaster relief, track the spread of disease and more.

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.

The Dark Side of Digital Transformation: 8 Emerging Digital Risks

July 24, 2019

The surest way to thrive in the age of digital transformation is to involve security and risk leaders. Whether you seek operational efficiencies, improved customer service, or a modern business model, beware of these eight common types of digital risk spawned from digital transformation initiatives.