When Ebola cut its cruel swath through Sierra Leone in 2014 – ultimately killing thousands – aid workers fled the West Africa nation in droves to escape the outbreak. But the opposite urge overcame Jochen Moninger. He dug in.
Microsoft is leveraging technology from submarines and working with pioneers in marine energy for the second phase of its moonshot to develop self-sufficient underwater datacenters that can deliver lightning-quick cloud services to coastal cities. An experimental, shipping-container-size prototype is processing … Continue reading →
Jennifer Rycenga used to get depressed when she thought about the environment. The impacts of climate change made the avid birdwatcher feel powerless. Until a rattlesnake appeared in her path on a hike six years ago.
Forget the scare stories: AI is produced by engineers and its creators have the capability to design it in ways that enhance, rather than hinder, peoples’ lives “I propose to consider the question, ‘can machines think?’ This should begin with … Continue reading →
Digital technology and its impact on every corner of our lives is profound today. Every part of our economies and our society, whether it’s precision agriculture or precision medicine, is being shaped by the advances in digital technology.
Artificial intelligence holds the key to a new era of innovation, one where computers begin to work intelligently on our behalf rather than under our command. It’s an era where technology will become more intuitive, more conversational, more intelligent, will … Continue reading →
2016 was a year full of big technology promises – disruptive, breakthrough technologies which shook up business models, presented new ways of solving old problems and opened a wealth of opportunities for businesses of all sizes and industries.
It all started with Marshall Dostal making biodiesel at home to power his old, rumbly Mercedes 300D. He would pick up kitchen grease from restaurants around Los Angeles and brew it into biofuel, leaving drums of the byproduct glycerin amassing … Continue reading →