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What kind of ideas will get you a coveted spot at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, the most cutting-edge program at arguably the world’s top technological research institute? “The crazier the better,” says Pattie Maes, former director of graduate admissions, and herself a researcher with some radical ideas. This hotbed of innovation is the…

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The current crisis has people searching for credible leaders who can provide fact-based analyses, realistic forecasts and practical strategies for getting us to the other side of this tragic time. Four distinguished thought leaders currently tackling COVID-19 from their respective fields of expertise are advising organizations through this crisis: Global Pandemics Expert Larry Brilliant, MD Washington…

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When global crises like Covid-19 trigger widespread anxiety, it helps to hear from voices of reason and logic. As a quantitative futurist, professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and founder of The Future Today Institute (FTI), Amy Webb remains one of the most reliable guiding forces for businesses and markets looking to anticipate the future….

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Today’s leaders are dealing with unprecedented changes, and an unpredictable and challenging future. The Fourth Industrial Revolution, with its explosion of new technologies, is forcing companies of every size, in all industries, to reevaluate everything – from how we think about and do our jobs and create business growth to what it takes to inspire…

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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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Is it possible to literally read someone’s mind? Mental telepathy is often thought of as a product of science fiction, but according to Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen, acclaimed inventor, scientist, entrepreneur, futurist and gifted speaker, it’s an imminent reality. Dr. Jepsen, who was also a professor at the renowned MIT Media Lab, is leading the revolution in…

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Enormous changes are occurring in the world, from the endless technological revolution to crises of leadership in global business and politics. To craft and implement a coherent business strategy that takes all these pressing challenges into account, there are six books the curious practitioner should make sure are included in their personal library. New season….

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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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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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What is the future of cryptocurrency? Has the smartphone peaked? When will robots come for our jobs? And most importantly, how do all these trends impact your business, investments and opportunities? The rapid pace of technological change and uncertainty about what’s coming next can be disorientating and even frightening. Perhaps that’s why thousands of people…

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When business leaders commit to solving big problems everyone wins, says Harvard Business School’s Professor Rebecca Henderson. It creates happy employees, more revenue and stable economies. That’s exactly what’s happening now. Businesses are “waking up to the business case for social responsibility” and are starting to exert their powers for positive change; not dumping in…

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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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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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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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Virtual reality (VR) is on the brink of making a major impact on everyday life. Organizations of all types should take heed to the technology now, lest they miss out on the enormous benefits of a technology that can literally alter one’s perception of reality through virtual experiences. In his forthcoming book, “Experience on Demand:…