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5 Ways Technology Helps the UN Meet Its Sustainability Development Goals

October 22, 2018

Can access to digital technologies improve healthcare, education, and gender equality for people around the world?

Podcast: Data So Powerful…It’s Saving Lives

Duration 23:33

Genome sequencing is medicine that moves at the speed of technology. The faster that computers can process genetic data, the faster scientists can develop gene therapy for diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s, and more. James Lowey, CIO at TGen, discusses how his team creates the supercomputers that are driving inspirational advances in medicine.

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The Race to Reinvent Batteries

October 8, 2018

Action is heating up for batteries, for a long time arguably the least interesting yet crucial part of the tech world.

Podcast: Augmented Reality… Enhancing Human Effort

Duration 26:56

Augmented Reality (AR) is about to change the way people work. By overlaying digital visualizations onto the real world, AR takes data out of the server stack and puts it exactly where you need it. In this episode, learn how AR works, how it’s currently being deployed, and what comes next. Roy Ashok, CEO of AR company DAQRI, shares his practical experience with the technology for applications ranging from the U.S. Navy to automotive assembly lines.

How Robots Are Changing the Game for Brick and Mortar Retailers

August 6, 2018

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.

The Future of Initial Coin Offerings

August 2, 2018

While blockchain and cryptocurrencies are dramatically reshaping global commerce, government intervention is sowing confusion and uncertainty regarding the future of these digital forms of exchange. Regulations are inevitable, but what should backers and investors do in the current climate to stay on the right side of the law?