Tag: technology

Sheril Kirshenbaum, Guest Speaker – Digital Biology

Sheril Kirshenbaum is director of The Energy Poll at The University of Texas at Austin. She works to enhance public understanding of science and energy issues and improve communication between scientists, policymakers, and the public. She is also executive director of ScienceDebate, a non-profit initiative encouraging candidates to address science research and innovation issues on […]

Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology

Singularity University Applauds New Book Crowdsourcing the Paths to Success of Hundreds of Women in Science and Technology Innovating Women, a new book co-authored by Singularity University (SU) distinguished fellow Vivek Wadhwa and award-winning author, journalist and professor Farai Chideya, holds no punches in challenging the old-boy networks in science and tech around the world […]

The Digital Side of Leadership

Digital transformation has become the buzzword of our age, and while the economy is becoming ever more digital, the demands on management are constantly growing. The expectations on managers in respect of their digitization skills are increasing, and this is expressed clearly in the vacancies that are waiting to be filled. And not just in […]

Leveraging Technology for Social and Environmental Impact with Geunbae

Geunbae Lee is an Impact Design Fellow activating around human-computer interaction. He, along with his team members Jayanth Mohana Krishna, Jessica Tsui, and Nishant Panchal are working on a project focused on home automation. They are creating a web platform for people to manage their connected devices through the Internet of Things. This project will reduce energy by helping people tailor their energy […]

Mobile’s sleeping giant

With no costly infrastructure to overhaul, Africa has leapt ahead in mobile communications and m-banking. Third World mobile banking systems are piquing the attention of international operators and international banking organizations. The result – if all goes well – could be a fresh influx of investment and technological know-how poured into an arena where Third World countries are the innovators. Hopefully, the interest being shown by […]