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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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How do we solve the world’s problems? Rana el Kaliouby, inventor, artificial intelligence expert, and co-host of PBS’ new series “NOVA Wonders” argues that the most pressing global issues increasingly require technological solutions. “The way to solve problems in the world is to become scientists and technologists, build things that have never been built before and…

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The human brain is still largely a mystery to the medical world, but scientific prodigy Dr. Ed Boyden is working to change that reality. A neuroengineer and professor at the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute, Boyden is reinventing the way we study the brain. But this isn’t just a story about new advances in…

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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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As early as 1931, Winston Churchill said, “[In the future] we shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium.” Fast forward to 2018: A growing human population now in the billions is demanding more meat. To keep up,…

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Scientist Andrew Hessel is building a machine to kill cancer cells. For most scientists, eradicating cancer would be the crowning achievement of a lifetime of work, enough to put them on the list of the most impactful scientific minds in history. But for Hessel, this is just the beginning of what he plans to do with biology and technology. He’s…

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By Brian Sherry April 17, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in the Congressional hot seat last week as he answered for the platform’s sharing of the private data of an estimated 87 million users with an ethically dubious political consulting firm. Digital technology expert, futurist and Harvard Law School Professor Jonathan Zittrain writes in an op-ed for the New…

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Social Media Building Trust with Consumers

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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As the author of the new book “Experience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do”(Norton, January 2018), Stanford University’s Jeremy Bailenson is the leading expert on virtual reality (VR), the technology that he says will literally change the way we view the world. The implications for companies training workers, institutions…

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Each day comes with challenges that the world has never seen before. This requires a special kind of leader that prioritizes problem-solving skills over influencing others. Minds Worth Meeting converses with leadership expert and MIT professor Hal Gregersen, who discusses problem-led leadership and how it is changing the world. Keep an eye out for his new…

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Stress is common for most people – and for some, it’s more than tension and anxiety; it leads to dangerous health problems, from heart issues to panic attacks and nervous breakdowns. Measuring one’s stress is critical to managing its risks. A stress detection method developed by Dr. Rosalind Picard, co-founder of the health care tech company Empatica and…

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Virtual reality is very close to becoming a major element of society. With its ability to alter perceptions of the real world, what implications does the emerging technology have for the future of business and society? Minds Worth Meeting chats with VR pioneer and Stanford University Professor Jeremy Bailenson, who discusses the possibilities, opportunities and dangers…

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With the technology advancements we’ve seen over the last year, artificial intelligence, or AI, has undoubtedly emerged as a key player in the future of technology. And it’s progressing quickly. Today, devices equipped with AI can hear and see us, and in some cases, helps us make decisions. But in order to make machines truly…