McLaren Group’s CIO on STEM and Being a Woman in Tech

Karen McElhatton, CIO of McLaren Group, gives a candid account on what inspired her to build a career in technology and what continues to drive her as a woman in a male dominated field.

The Power of Connection Among Parents of Medically Complex Children

When Stephanie Rankin’s son, Beorn, was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder, she turned to technology for connection, support, and hope.

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?

2.12 — Stocks: Timing the Market

The stock market is one wild ride, from the literal rough seas of the renaissance to the forthcoming disruption of algorithms and AI. Invest your time in this week’s episode to learn the exciting origins and incredible future of how shares and stocks exchange.

How Might Virtual Reality Save the Planet?

Get up close to polar bears, immerse yourself in the world of whales, and head into the unexplored earth of Greenland, all made possible thanks to virtual reality (VR). Embark on a journey with National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki and hear why VR has become such an important tool for conservation.

2.10 — Fundraising: Making Change

From seals campaigns to ice bucket challenges, from Jerry Lewis through Chance the Rapper, fundraising has leveled up since the old days of the poster-sized thermometer. Hear how streaming, social media and celebrity have all contributed to the way we reach out now.