Mastercard, BanQu, Planet Labs sharing insights at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Science and technology are just two of the many driving forces behind the environmental and social innovation needed to protect our planet and improve the lives of individuals. Advances in science and technology are creating opportunities for companies to rethink how they deliver value to their customers in support of new societal aspirations aligned with their views of the Good Life of today.
From tracking cattle to bespoke weather forecasts, AI technology is helping smallholders across Asia and Africa. But it is by no means clear yet whether it will be a game changer in eliminating global poverty
Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction. There is unease about AI influencing our online shopping and social media habits; about it replacing both menial and high-skilled jobs; enhancing surveillance and policing, and contributing to the development of more sophisticated weapons.
I have worked within the environment, health and safety (EHS) field for more than 20 years, and in that time, I’ve seen some dramatic changes in how companies manage their programs, and data. But nothing compares to the technological innovations that are now upon us.
We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense. Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based algorithms (i.e.
We explore Mars for many reasons, be it the risk minimization of distributing our species across multiple planets or the fact that our population is growing at a rate that is unsustainable for our Earth’s resources.
Lockheed Martin is now accepting applications for its “AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge” through February 28, 2019 on the HeroX platform. Lockheed Martin launched the challenge in September in partnership with The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global professional circuit for drone racing.
Not able to go to Washington, DC for the 10th annual Atlantic Festival? Good news: You can listen to expert discussions on artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cybersecurity, and more Oct. 3-4 thanks to Booz Allen’s live streaming of the event. Tune in on any device, here.
NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Three quarters of business leaders say that sustainability needs to be a cohesive element of business strategy, and companies are increasingly using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as their strategic north star, with more than 70 percent reporting they either currently use or intend to use them to set targets.
Technology is improving every movement in the UPS network for efficiency and sustainability
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UPS’s smart logistics network refers to our digitally and physically connected facilities, fleet, and information systems. Using real-time data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technology, we will optimize tracking and processing of packages and freight, and synchronize our transportation fleet. The Smart Global Logistics Network enables us to drive operational and sustainable improvements for our business, and provide greater accuracy and speed for our customers from pickup to the final mile.
By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
The idea that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots will take our jobs and eventually conquer the world makes for a great summer blockbuster, but this fear of AI-robot overlords is grossly exaggerated.