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Art in a Technological World

In a rapidly changing social and cultural environment, digital art is becoming one of the most important genres of cultural expression and innovation. Last summer, in a miraculous turn of events, I found myself in...
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Why Manners Matter More to Robotic Automation Than You Think

Three years ago, the University of Oxford predicted that 47% of U.S. jobs could be made obsolete by new technology, namely automation. Now, we find ourselves on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Thanks...
Equality and Diversity in STEM

What Does a Lack of Diversity Mean for our Future of Technology?

The imbalance in STEM careers is silencing a critical proportion of the human talent pool. More women and more ethnicities need to be a part of its development because diversity plays a key role...
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How Economies Stay Competitive in Industry 4.0: Less Protectionism

As the global economy evolves into Industry 4.0, every country will have to shift their economic priorities. Serving as an example for the future, South Korea has pledged against protectionism. Conversely, the U.S. led by...
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5 Ways Automation is Changing job Applications

Automation is the way of the future, but it means a changing landscape for labor. Not only will automation services affect the way we work, they will force a shift in how we approach work,...
TNW New York: Speakers, Roundtables, Stage Programs and Other Details

TNW New York: Speakers, Roundtables, Stage Programs and Other Details

TNW New York, the exclusive digital technology event will be kicking off its 5th edition today. TNW New York, the "by invitation only" conference spearheaded by The Next Web, will once again bring together over...

What the gig Economy Says About the Future of the Workplace

How many friends do you have who often mention their “side hustles?” Uber or Lyft. Instacart. Freelance video editing or content production. Even makeup artists. All of these careers can now fall under the...
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Hydrogen-powered Drone ‘Hycopter’ Stays in Flight for 4 Hours

A Singaporean company has developed a quadcopter drone that stores pressurized hydrogen in its frame rather than carrying the weight of a battery, an innovation that could increase drone autonomy and reduce overall costs. After...
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3 Innovation-friendly Highlights From Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Speech

At the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party, the Chinese Premier delivered a marathon keynote speech that outlines the CPC policy for the next 5 years. What are the major takeaways? After the death...
Google, Apple, and Others Prepare the Workforce for Automation

Google, Apple, and Others Prepare the Workforce for Automation

Google and Apple have launched initiatives aimed at providing training and educational tools to help people cope with job market changes caused by tech advancements, namely automation. If automation and AI are seen as a...