The U.N. estimates that the global population uses up to 5 trillion single-use plastic bags each year. Can artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and other emerging technologies help solve the planet’s plastic problem?
By 2030, our lives will be more connected, mobile and digital than ever before. Emerging technologies are enabling us to augment, enhance, and optimize our lives; from autonomous vehicles to connected homes and digital cities. Explore the research.
The planet’s population is due to grow by two billion over the next few decades, and the environmental consequences of feeding all those people with a diet based around eating meat are significant. Follow the hunt for a new, possibly better source of protein on this episode of Trailblazers.
While much progress has been made, there’s still a long way to go to achieve gender parity in the technology sector. Today, women hold between 17-30% of tech-focused roles at eight of the world’s largest tech companies. Here’s a snapshot of the history of women in tech, a global view of women in the tech workforce, a breakdown of roles and much more.
Three companies—Unruly Splats, Matific and Lü Interactive Playground—are using technology to reboot today’s learning environment by giving students the chance to collaborate with one another, learn valuable STEM skills, and, in some cases, even burn off energy.
eSight Chief Technology Officer Charles Lim is inspired by all users’ stories, and was particularly delighted by a picture sent on Thanksgiving. Wearing eSight glasses, one user had returned to her cooking passion because she was able to see again. Learn how this innovation in augmented reality uses an artificial intelligence-powered program to address the limitations—and needs—of each individual wearer.
There are some things robots just can’t grasp. Literally. A team of engineers and data scientists at the University of California, Berkeley’s AUTOLAB is working to help these robots develop the know-how to pick up a range of oddly-shaped items.
Learn how a Japanese industrial electronics company used real-time insights into its production process to speed up manufacturing and increase throughput. Using artificial intelligence, edge computing and data analytics, Daihen Corporation and FogHorn Systems worked together to eliminate 5,000 hours of manual process and effectively double the Osaka plant’s output.
Research shows optimism can help you live longer, perform better and boost your energy. In Greg Bowen’s experience as a leader at Dell Technologies, he feels that optimism could have a similar effect on organizations. Learn how and why this SVP and CTO of Dell Digital helps others see the bright side of digital transformation.