Science & Technology

Tech Giants Investing in Artificial Intelligence

August 06, 2018
Ten tech giants investing in Artificial Intelligence talk about why they are investing in AI with great results. By: Christina Mercer

The Biggest Obstacles to Innovation in Large Companies

August 06, 2018
What are the most common barriers to innovation in large companies? According to a survey of 270 corporate leaders in strategy, innovation, and research and development roles, they are: politics, turf wars, and a lack of alignment; cultural issues; inability to act on signals crucial to the future of the business; lack of budget; and lack of the right strategy or vision — in that order. By: Scott Kirsner

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

August 06, 2018
A boom in artificial intelligence research has drawn the tech industry’s biggest companies and their checkbooks to the storied English city. By: Cade Metz and Adam Satariano

Large Scale Partnerships Will Push Innovation

August 06, 2018
How Partnerships, Some Obvious and Some Unlikely, Will Lead the Next Stages of Innovation. By: Lucas Quagliata

Challenging Androcentrism and Implicit Bias in the Academy

July 15, 2018
Higher education is still "a man's world," though it doesn't have to be. But equipping women with tips and tools for getting ahead isn’t enough to level the playing field; deep change requires a shift in organizational culture. This is the first in a series of articles looking at how college and universities can navigate that shift. By: Rosalind Spigel

Government Uses of IoT Needs to Catch Up with Technology

June 25, 2018
Government Agencies can better leverage the Internet of Things to improve services and save money, but few do. A few steps can enable them to follow through on IoT implementation. By: Joshua New

Addressing STEM Culture and Climate to Increase Diversity in STEM

June 25, 2018
National and private organizations have invested millions of dollars in science diversity programs designed to shift patterns of representation in STEM fields. The key to seeing student success is to promote a students' sense of belonging. By: Kimberly A. Griffin