If the workforce of the future will rely just as heavily on non-permanent workers—freelancers, consultants, and independent contractors—as it will on in-house employees, how can employers and leaders best optimize these relationships?
The Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies are exploring emerging technologies as they intersect with evolving social and economic forces to define the future of work. See how children in Mumbai react to classroom visitors as they learn the possibilities of careers not yet created.
Soft robots—and their use in nature observation and exploration—are not new, but combining research with artificial intelligence is helping scientists create next-gen robots that offer new promise for monitoring marine life.
From caffeinated beverages crafted by robots to fuel delivery in space aboard an uncrewed spacecraft, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in new and exciting ways every day. Hear from five experts in various verticals as they discuss the future of AI and what it means to their businesses and related fields.
When disaster strikes, rescuers gather massive amounts of information nearly real-time from Twitter. Data scientists are developing a way to fuse the timely social media data with reliable satellite imagery to guide disaster relief, track the spread of disease and more.
Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.
Columbus, Ohio faces many of the same issues as other midsize and midwestern American cities: suburban sprawl, increased commute times, and a lack of accessible public transit and walkability. Will smart technology be enough to solve those issues and more?