Want a More Diverse Workforce? How AI is Combating Unconscious Bias

March 14, 2018

Hiring a diverse workforce is smart business. Yet even with the best intentions, hiring decisions can still be influenced by personal factors we may not even be aware of. Fortunately, AI technology is gaining momentum in the recruitment field and is beginning to tackle the issue of unconscious bias.

How IoT Is Redefining 21st Century Golf—and Making it Cool Again

March 12, 2018

The Internet of Things is shaking up industries from agriculture to healthcare. Golf is no exception. From connected golf clubs to golf balls embedded with RFID chips, IoT is giving golf a tech makeover.

Can Emerging Tech in the Classroom Improve Learning for Dyslexic Students?

March 5, 2018

The mass adoption of mainstream text-to-speech tools in the classroom is transforming the way dyslexic students learn.

Touch the Stars: How 3D Printing is Creating New Education Experiences for Visually-Impaired Students

March 1, 2018

Every disabled person is unique, as are their needs. But devices that help disabled individuals are often mass-manufactured and have limited shapes and sizes available, whereas people with disabilities need personalized devices to optimize their daily life experiences and education. Whether it’s a customized bionic eye, prosthetic legs or simple 3D-printed braille to enhance the reading experiences for blind students, 3D printing technologies can change the lives of disabled students like nothing before.

VR Versus Vicodin: How Tech Is Helping Doctors Treat Pain

February 26, 2018

As the opioid crisis continues, healthcare professionals are turning to virtual reality to allay fears, reduce anxiety and relieve pain. Watch how Dr. Ralph Anderson, OB-GYN at Crystal Run Healthcare is using VR technology to ease patients’ pain of labor contractions.

How Big Data Is Helping Predict and Fight Wildfires

February 20, 2018

In the midst of the Thomas Fire, a new tool emerged to help the Los Angeles Fire Department monitor the fire and predict where it would go next. Read how the web-based platform, WIFIRE, is using data analytics and machine learning software to give firefighters a real-time picture of a wildfire’s trajectory.