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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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.
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 in the Enterprise: Combining Enthusiasm with Execution
Cognitive technologies are the foundation that makes digital transformations possible. Explore which technologies early adopters are using, how they are accelerating the rate of adoption, moving from pilot to production and driving the most value.
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.
The New Mobility Revolution
A panel of experts will speak about the future of drones and self-driving technology and how they will revolutionize transportation.