Cheers to Sustainability: How this Beer Company Brews Green Culture

September 23, 2019

For employee owners at the fourth largest craft brewing company in the U.S., culture isn’t about what you say; it’s about what you do. New Belgium Brewing’s culture is strongly based on sustainability and workplace wellness, and continues to be an example many companies strive to emulate.

Facial Recognition for Good: A Start-up Brings Emotional Intelligence to AI

August 14, 2019

Emotion recognition requires an enormous amount of data from a diverse population to help children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, distracted drivers and others. For people to partner with artificial intelligence, AI must learn the nuances of human communication. Teaching algorithms to read human faces and recognize emotions is an important step to building AI that we can trust—and that will trust us.

How Emerging Tech Will Reshape Our Economy in the Next Decade

July 31, 2019

Emerging technologies and human-machine partnerships are causing three pivotal socioeconomic shifts that will lead to a friction-free economy by 2030.

How Blockchain is Bringing Food Security to Refugees

July 29, 2019

At a refugee camp far from home, a man passes through an iris scanning terminal to deduct the amount owed for groceries from his digital wallet. This biometric procedure and uniquely assigned digital wallet are part of a blockchain-based food aid system fueled by the United Nations. Could different humanitarian arms of the UN use blockchain as well?

Episode 26: Rugged Tech Exploration…With Mike Libecki

Duration 29:57

What’s the worst accident your laptop has survived? A drop? A spilled cup of coffee? Mike Libecki, National Geographic Explorer, is a little harder on his tech. His laptop has survived -67 degree temperatures and curious polar bears because his job is to travel to the world’s most remote and extreme environments. His passion is to make the world a better place. On this episode, learn how Mike’s non-profit organization is using technology to transform lives around the world.

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How AI Can Help Fight Poverty

November 14, 2018

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are among the new technologies leaders are relying on to help alleviate a global food crisis.