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Smart Cities and Sustainability: How tech innovation can help address climate change
3 weeks ago

Smart Cities and Sustainability: How tech innovation can help address climate change

By  •  POLICY, SCIENCE

The future is approaching rapidly. I don’t know if the flying cars we used to see in sci-fi movies years ago will become a part of our lives, but futuristic …
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From Scientist to CEO & Activist
1 month ago

From Scientist to CEO & Activist

You were the youngest person ever to participate in a NASA mission. Can you tell us more about this?

I was part of a joint NASA/SETI/JAXA team who did an …
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The Next Human Revolution: Re-thinking consciousness and why it matters for all of us
2 months ago

The Next Human Revolution: Re-thinking consciousness and why it matters for all of us

By  •  SCIENCE

Mark Gober is the author of the book “An End to Upside Down Thinking” and is a Partner at Sherpa Technology Group. His book introduces the public to science that …
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Technology for Good: Fighting Human Trafficking with Artificial Intelligence
3 months ago

Technology for Good: Fighting Human Trafficking with Artificial Intelligence

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that afflicts both advanced and emerging economies. The statistics on this ‘underground’ industry are truly shocking.

With the nightmare beginning for many …
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Listen Closely: The Inevitable Evolution of Language, with Insights from Linguist John McWhorter
1 year ago

Listen Closely: The Inevitable Evolution of Language, with Insights from Linguist John McWhorter

By  •  SCIENCE

Language is in a constant state of change. Every year, hundreds of new words are added into dictionaries like the Oxford English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster. On September 18th, Merriam-Webster updated …
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Coming Full Circle with Michael Wohl, Author of the 360° Video Handbook
1 year ago

Coming Full Circle with Michael Wohl, Author of the 360° Video Handbook

By  •  ART, SCIENCE

The recent solar eclipse offered a powerful reminder of nature’s beauty. But for those of us stuck at our desks or unable to buy our glasses on time (read: thinking …
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Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humankind
2 years ago

Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humankind

By  •  SCIENCE

What would happen if you could order your baby online, the way you might select and customize a pizza? Six foot five, bronze hair, and an IQ of 150? Done.


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Why are we here in the Universe?
2 years ago

Why are we here in the Universe?

By  •  SCIENCE

On Wednesday, scientists announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting a nearby star. According to a Guardian article covering the development, the discovery “has raised hopes that the hunt for alien …
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IBM’s Chief Science Officer on the #1 Skill We Need for the Future
2 years ago

IBM’s Chief Science Officer on the #1 Skill We Need for the Future

By  •  SCIENCE

“I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able …
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How “Please” and “Thank You” Led to Equality
2 years ago

How “Please” and “Thank You” Led to Equality

By  •  SCIENCE

The custom of saying “Please” and “Thank You” dates back to the rural marketplaces of yesteryear. They represented a show gratitude — a simple, yet powerful, act that enabled people of …
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