New Habit: Smart Speakers & A Voice-Activated Life
Smart speakers change how people operate their daily lives: Users create new routines for media consumption – often screen-less – and embrace features that make life more efficient. NPR and Edison Research explain consumer behavior today and reveal new post-holiday ownership estimates. SPEAKERS: Meg Goldthwaite, Chief Marketing Officer , NPR Tom Webster, Senior Vice President, Edison Research
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When Does My Air Taxi Arrive?
Urban air mobility (UAM) involves multiple aircraft–manned, remotely piloted and autonomous–safely operating within a city. What are the advantages and challenges of UAM?
AI Forecasting Famine
This case study of tech for good will highlight how leading tech companies and humanitarian organizations have launched the Famine Action Mechanism to use AI as a predictive tool to help governments prevent crisis before it starts.
Solving Bias in Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is poised to revolutionize, and positively impact, many aspects of our lives. Questions remain about bias in some of these AI systems.
CES 2019 Trend: AI and Robotics
Artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way we engage with the world. AI will be a key ingredient technology during the next decade, and robotics are smarter than ever and will assist with many daily activities.
Drones: Mapping the Policy and Business Landscape
What are the remaining challenges limiting the potential of drones for businesses and consumers? At this point, how much depends on industry action, and how much depends on regulatory or legislative action? Are public perceptions of drones changing?
Gary's Book Club: The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers and the Future of Humanity
"The Fourth Age," by Futurist and GigaOm CEO, Byron Reese, offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary implications for our species.