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How Technology Is Helping the Blind Navigate the Physical World
How Technology Is Helping the Blind Navigate the Physical World
Developers of assistive technologies for the blind are commandeering increasingly cheap and ubiquitous personal gadgets for their research aims. As a visiting researcher at CMU, [Chieko Asakawa ] is taking assistive technology from the digital to the p...
Children's Museum prepares to raise funds for new Museum Lab
Children's Museum prepares to raise funds for new Museum Lab
The Children's Museum plans to launch a capital campaign to fund the opening of what it calls Museum Lab — which aims to be a national center of excellence where partners would explore new ways to teach and learn for children and adults. The 33-y...
Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement
Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement
Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it possible to genetically alter our future offspring should we c...
The Future of Work Will Be Distributed
The Future of Work Will Be Distributed
While outsourcing and entry-level outstaffing will always exist and will likely continue to grow in the future, we're now seeing a new type of model emerging: the distributed organization, where employees at every level of the company are geographicall...