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As companies across industries face allegations of racial injustice by employees and customers, human resources and legal departments often struggle to develop strategies for addressing and eradicating racial inequity. Professor Courtney D. Cogburn, co-director of the Justice Equity + Technology laboratory at the Columbia University School of Social Work, says in order to achieve true social progress, society…

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A divided America agrees on one thing: corruption is rampant. But what we’re fighting here in the U.S. pales in comparison to the everyday exploitation of people in developing nations. In Paraguay, for example, the poor pay more than 12 percent of their income in bribes. That number is even higher in other still-emerging countries. An…

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Is your business successfully innovating to succeed in frontier markets? How are robots and wearables poised to transform health care? Do you have a strategy for living a happy life? These important questions are the subjects of five new TED Talks by disruptive innovation expert Efosa Ojomo, AI scientists Ayanna Howard, Rosalind Picard and Arnav Kapur, and leadership expert Karen Dillon….

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As Uber seeks to resume testing self-driving cars on the road seven months after one of its prototypes killed a pedestrian, debate and discussion will likely turn to whether the technology is trustworthy. Joining Uber in trialing autonomous vehicles are fellow Silicon Valley tech companies Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Tesla and Waymo, as well as traditional automakers…

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In the very near future, robots will be able to fully perform key tasks and jobs ranging from educating children to caring for the sick. In order for them to be truly helpful to humans, they must understand us, our emotions, our many differences and our unpredictability. Dr. Ayanna Howard, a renowned roboticist, AI expert and professor at…

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We have come a long way from the days when losing an arm or leg meant a permanent handicap. Modern bionic technology allows people who lose limbs to not only walk, run, climb, or do anything else they did before, but do it better. And still, this new generation of bionic humans are missing one element that…

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The news is filled with stories about how you can’t trust anything online. Frauds, scammers, malicious trolls, conspiracy cranks, and “fake news” infest the digital world. Tech companies are blamed for not filtering the good from the bad, while advertisers rethink digital platforms as trustworthy partners. But in reality, says Stanford communications Professor Jeff Hancock, by…