As Need Grows, Nonprofits Leverage Technology to Press Forward

Innovative digital technologies are helping nonprofit organizations better run their businesses while maximizing social good.

Live Digital Events to Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Like many conservation and environmental organizations, Earth Day Network and the Seattle Aquarium are pivoting to technology to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with interactive activities, livestreamed events and more.

The Emerging Technologies Driving Long-Term Progress

While social distancing, thorough hand washing, and the heroic efforts of medical professionals are all key to ending the pandemic, many believe technology has a role to play, as well—and may ultimately drive long-term recovery.

Revamping the Plastics Cycle with Emerging Technologies

The U.N. estimates that the global population uses up to 5 trillion single-use plastic bags each year. Can artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and other emerging technologies help solve the planet’s plastic problem?

The Unseen Ballet

Dell Technologies gave people with visual impairments an unforgettable holiday experience. With assistive tech from eSight, they witnessed a live performance of The Nutcracker, performed by Ballet Austin.

Envisioning Progress Made Real in 2030

As Chief Responsibility Officer, Christine Fraser gets to witness the remarkable initiatives being led by Dell Technologies through business commitments and the efforts of thousands of team members across the globe. Christine shares her renewed optimism for the future of tech with insights on social impact, diversity and inclusion, ethics and security, and more.

4.4 — Conservation: Next Generation Technology

Technology and nature used to reside at the opposite ends of the spectrum. But like our environment, that relationship has changed over the years and the two have a cyclical relationship of preservation and innovation.

Cheers to Sustainability: How this Beer Company Brews Green Culture

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

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

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

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

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.