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?

How Blockchain Technology Is Upending These Five Industries

June 6, 2018

Blockchain has been referred to as the most important technological innovation since the internet. Delving beyond obvious use-cases (such as enabling cryptocurrency transactions and smart contracts), explore the unexpected and practical applications of blockchain in five major industries and see the impact it has on each one.

Can Blockchain Improve U.S. Elections?

May 30, 2018

In a first of its kind, West Virginia will become the first state to allow digital voting by blockchain. If this pilot is successful, could it be the key to solving current barriers to voting such as mobile-impaired seniors or workers who can’t take leave on election day? What impact would this have on future elections?

Explainable AI: Cracking Open Deep Learning’s Black Box

May 28, 2018

How does artificial intelligence actually work? What are the pitfalls of this technology that we need to know? Explore the complex nature of this “black box” technology as we break down what artificial intelligence really means.

How Virtual Reality Is Saving Lives Both On and Off the Battlefield

April 24, 2018

The psychological devastation of war, both on the battlefield and long after a soldier has left, can be far reaching. Learn how emerging technologies like virtual reality are helping today’s soldiers to overcome and combat these experiences.