Episode 37: Meet The New Barista Making Your Coffee…I, Robot

Duration 29:16

Searching for the perfect cup of coffee can be such a grind(er). That’s why Briggo uses data and robotics to understand how to make their coffee experience better with each cup. Hear from Marsha Osborn, Briggo’s Chief Operating Officer, as she discusses how they use technology to provide their customers a connected coffee experience.

‘I AM HUMAN’: Are Brain Implants the Next Evolutionary Leap?

June 3, 2019

When patients have technology implanted in their brains, what happens to the line between human and machine? I AM HUMAN focuses on the industry innovators who are developing experimental devices and treatments to help patients like Anne, who is fighting Parkinson’s disease and Stephen, who has lost his vision.

Episode 32: Combining Technology & Creativity…for Social Good

Duration 20:21

Technology can help humanity achieve sustainable positive social change at scale. According to emergent technology expert Sally Eaves, however, it’s not just the technology: It’s how we choose to use it. On this episode, Sally shares how she is working to bring about the convergence of humanity, technology, creativity and education. Her work with underserved populations around the world is truly inspiring, as is her vision for the future of tech.

Episode 31: Promoting Diversity in the Tech Industry…By Design

Duration 21:22

There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.

Why Careers in STEAM are Successful in Attracting Gen Z

Duration 9:22

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira discusses how her background in ballet influenced her career in STEAM (science, technology, engineering and math), highlighting the importance of STEAM education in defining tomorrow’s workforce.

Episode 27: Creating Unlimited Educational Opportunities…with Virtual Reality

Duration 30:38

How does an aspiring dancer become a pioneer of virtual reality technology? On this week’s episode, we highlight the extraordinary life of Dr Carolina Cruz-Neira, Interim Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Executive Director of Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. As one of the inventors of the CAVE (cave automatic virtual environment) she is able to transport a room of people virtually to any place in the world, creating a collaborative learning environment. Hear more from Dr Cruz-Neira about the exciting applications of this technology.