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We have long known that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to improve business productivity and customer experience. But in marveling at the magic of AI in specific roles, have we neglected the impact on society? Recently, concerns over data privacy, biased algorithms and an increasingly impersonal, dehumanized digital future have come to the fore…

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Can large companies successfully innovate? The popular narrative is the bigger firms become, the less nimble and dynamic they are. Small startups are the disruptors, while big companies are doomed to being static and inflexible. But according to Gary Pisano of Harvard Business School, this is a myth: large businesses can be just as innovative as startups….

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Innovation may seem like an overused “buzzword,” but research indicates it’s yet to lose its luster. The need for leading companies and economies to constantly reinvent themselves through new products, services and business models is an eternal demand of the marketplace. Stern Speakers’ roster features many of the leading innovation experts of all time. Here…

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Many of our speakers are also acclaimed authors, and their latest books are starting and shaping conversations across every industry. From corporate innovation to the rise of artificial intelligence, here are five subjects to consider for your business needs. MASTERING “NEW POWER” IN A TRANSFORMED WORLD Nearly a year after it was first published, Jeremy Heimans’…

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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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By Brian Sherry June 6, 2018 If you think you can avoid the perils of data hacking and cyberattacks by logging off the internet, you’re sorely mistaken. We now live in the era of the “Internet of Things” – devices ranging from home assistants and smartphones to coffee makers and lightbulbs – that are digitally connected…

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Artificial intelligence is advancing at a rapid rate – and it’s everywhere! From our smartphones to our wearables, AI is now a constant fixture in 21st century life. But while applications such as Alexa and Siri have the ability to answer basic questions, they still lack qualities that make them truly useful to us. In this…

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It’s 2018 and more than a billion people utilize social media. For companies, organizations and government bodies, these platforms offer a way to expand their reach to target audiences, and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to name a few, are weaved into many people’s everyday lives. In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, we speak with social…

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The robot revolution is upon us, and it will transform our lives, businesses, and jobs for the better. At a time when technologists are digging ever deeper into the blossoming territory of robotics and artificial intelligence, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Professor Ayanna Howard, Ph.D., insists that with the right programming, robots and humanity can productively work…

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Technology is constantly evolving, shifting the ways of the world. Future forecasts have the power to educate business leaders and everyday people to make data-driven decisions and stay ahead of the curve. Minds Worth Meeting converses with futurist, best-selling author and NYU Stern Professor Amy Webb, who discusses future trends and how technological change, such as…

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Consider this scenario: your boss is planning a meeting for C-suite executives to take place in three months, and she e-mails you a list of possible speakers recommended to her by colleagues. With the intention of choosing one for a keynote session, she’s tasked you – the “speaker seeker” – with investigating what it takes…