The End of the World As We Know It

September 12, 2019

New technology is leading a global culture shift in the workplace. How should business leaders look at the future of work when it comes to creating a sense of community with a remote workforce, addressing multiple generations’ digital preferences, and more? Tamara McCleary, CEO of Thulium, explains the writing on the wall.

From Canning Food to Cybersecurity: Girl Scouting for a STEM Age

August 21, 2019

While the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) continue to sell our favorite thin mints and samoas, its leaders are working to alter the landscape of science, technology and mathematics (STEM) by continuing to promote 70 STEM-specific badges and adding new Coding for Good badges this summer.

Facial Recognition for Good: A Start-up Brings Emotional Intelligence to AI

August 14, 2019

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.

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.