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Episode 41: Solving a Looming Pilot Shortage… with Virtual Reality

Duration 27:19

The aviation industry is facing an existential crisis. Pilots are aging out of the profession far faster than replacements can be recruited and trained. Left unchecked, this could lead to fewer flights, grounded planes, and disappointed travelers. On this episode, Ed Bagden, Associate Director, Flight Operations and Safety, Leadership in Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, explains how virtual reality, data mining, and machine learning can all be put into play to solve the pilot shortage.

How AI Helps ALS Patients Not Just Survive But Thrive

September 16, 2019

Meet the robotics scientist and artificial intelligence expert who is facing ALS head-on with technology. A group of the top technology companies has come together with a goal: help patients like Dr. Peter B. Scott-Morgtan survive and thrive, even as their condition worsens.

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.

Why We Need to Encourage Children to Imagine the ‘Science Fiction’

Duration 4:28

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.

Modeled After Mother Nature, These Robots May Save the Oceans

September 3, 2019

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.

Leveraging AI for Good – A Global Opportunity for Policy-Makers

September 2, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is often considered the key technology of the 21st century. A human-centered approach to AI will be …