Podcast: Create a Culture…That Sparks Innovation

Duration 21:45

How Yesterday’s Technology Can Solve Tomorrow’s Problems
Draper Laboratory helped develop the technology that put humans on the moon. These days, they’re using their impressive catalog of intellectual property to solve more down-to-earth problems. The same technology that guides a missile to its target could help plants pollinate, and even deliver medicine in developing countries.

Moral Code: Can Computer Science Students Be Taught To Think Ethically?

July 23, 2018

Before we worry about teaching ethical decision-making to robots, we need to figure out how to teach it to the people who build them. Explore the approach that universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard are taking to cultivate an understanding of ethical issues in their students, and how this can benefit the companies that may one day employ them.

Data Spells Success on the Track for McLaren Racing

Duration 2:14

Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing, reveals one of his favorite memories as a race car driver and lifts the …

What Do Robots, VR and AI Have To Do With Government?

July 12, 2018

The private sector might be driving innovation but many government bodies are commissioning and sponsoring a lot of that innovation, …

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.

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?