1.2 – AI On The Job: Robot Co-Workers

Jessica Chobot takes command of a robot tasked with sorting and fulfilling online orders in search of the truth – will AI really replace us all? Find out if robots are up for the job or just a task.

Will Bots Take Over Fashion?

Learn why brands like Fendi, Chanel and Prada are so keen to embrace virtual influencers like Miquela Sousa, a 19-year-old celebrity with 1.5 million Instagram followers.

Remote-Controlled Robotic Surgery? Yup, It’s Happening.

Guided by an offsite surgeon and artificial intelligence, remote robotic surgery is the next step in the evolution of robots in the operating room.

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Five Programs That Are Preparing Gen Z for the Future of Work

Eighty-five percent of the jobs we’ll see in 2030 haven’t been invented yet, according to the Dell Technologies Realizing 2030 report. In the wake of a new employment paradigm, educational programs are proactively preparing the next generation of corporate leaders.

How Robots Are Changing the Game for Brick and Mortar Retailers

Robots, coupled with AI and data analytics, are creating new opportunities to revive struggling brick and mortar stores. In a bid to compete against online retailers, several traditional retailers are rolling out robots that collaborate with human workers to do routine, mundane and dangerous tasks. We explore how retailers are using robots in a way that is changing the face and back-end of retail and why this is the most promising opportunity for retailers to revive physical stores.

2.13: Agriculture: Can vertical and urban farming feed the world?

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?