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These 3 AI-Powered Technologies May Innovate the Eldercare Industry

December 11, 2019

By 2060, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to increase to more than 98 million. Learn about three AI-powered technologies that aim to change the level of care for this aging population with sophisticated wearables, hearing aid sensors and robots that help elderly people with dementia and other limitations.

1.2 — Digital Transformation with David Frattura

Duration 16:49

In this episode, Bill sits down with David Frattura to discuss the drivers of digital transformation and the current, underlying themes in emerging technology.

6 ‘Stepping Stones’ for Women in Tech—and Assessing the Path Forward

December 9, 2019

Despite progress, women are still underrepresented in the technology sector. We spoke to three female leaders in tech who provided insights into their career success and advice for future generations of girls, including reframing challenges as opportunities, taking steps to avoid burnout, and embracing self-advocacy.

The Departed: Communicating With Lost Loved Ones Through AI and VR

December 4, 2019

Through artificial intelligence and virtual reality, people who have lost loved ones can actively engage with their virtual beings in the form of chat bots, avatars and even holograms.

Fintech, Wealth Disparity, and Socioeconomic Bias: Examining All Sides of the Coin

December 2, 2019

Critics of fintech—financial technology—suggest that emerging technologies like cryptocurrencies spread socioeconomic biases by limiting accessibility, while proponents tout the social good implications of the many technologies currently in development like blockchain and open banking.

How Tech-Driven Urban Design Is Helping Cities Reimagine Public Spaces

November 25, 2019

In the past decade or so, society has come to view cities as engines of economic growth, attracting unprecedented levels of attention and investment in emerging technologies that we can employ to make people’s lives more connected.