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Given the rapid evolution of technology, science and innovation, how can organizations prepare for what’s coming so they can be relevant, sustainable and profitable years from now? As the newly appointed director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, Dr. Dava Newman – rocket scientist-engineer, inventor, author and global explorer – is a rare expert…

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Today’s business leaders are trying to adapt to rapid changes in technology, society and the workplace, particularly since the pandemic took hold. Harvard Business School professor and New York Times bestselling author Debora Spar is helping them navigate successfully and prepare for what’s coming – both domestically and abroad. With research at the intersection of business, technology…

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By Brian Sherry October 17, 2018 The perceived impact of digital currencies has so far been limited to the ups and downs of Bitcoin and similar innovations on the world market. Media is overloaded with stories of rapid rises, bubbles and sudden drops in value. But the real story is in the transformative technology that enables these currencies to exist…

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Debates over artificial intelligence (AI) tend to focus on what the technology can do – what jobs it will perform better than humans, and what industries it will transform. Iyad Rahwan, MIT Media Lab professor, renowned AI developer and highly-regarded computer scientist, focuses his research on the kinds of tasks at which AI will excel or need to…

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On August 2, 2018, Apple became the world’s first ever trillion-dollar company. You may or may not be reading this on an iPhone, iPad or MacBook, but no matter your digital device of choice, there’s no denying Apple and its unique technology have made their mark on the world. To get to be worth $1 trillion,…

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By Brian Sherry June 20, 2018 Elon Musk recently made an admission that isn’t entirely in keeping with our tech-crazy times: “Humans are underrated.” Musk was speaking of the problems he experienced at his Tesla electric car factory after becoming overly reliant on artificial intelligence (AI) rather than human workers. In theory, AI boosts productivity and profit margins…