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By Justine Jablonska on September 18, 2018

Can better data analytics slow the fastest-growing illegal trade in the world?

It’s the third-largest criminal activity in the world. Can big data disrupt human trafficking?

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By Rich McKay on September 4, 2018

Can AI help reduce Beijing’s smog?

Energy and utilities companies can use AI and IoT to embrace sustainability and efficiency: reducing pollution, optimizing renewable energy, and improving asset management.

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By Justine Jablonska on August 9, 2018

For this Maryland city, a smarter city is a safer one

Seat Pleasant, Maryland is located on less than one square mile a few miles east of Washington, DC. It has two major highways running through it, a population of 4,721, and a mayor who likes to ride a bike wearing a shirt with his title in large letters across the back. Upcoming city events include […]

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By Rich McKay on July 31, 2018

Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation.

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By Rich McKay on June 18, 2018

Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times.

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By Rich McKay on June 13, 2018

Home, smart home: IoT and AI will make where we live more accessible

The aging population wants to safely live in their own homes as long as possible. People with disabilities want a home designed for their specific needs. A more accessible, smarter home can help.

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By Rich McKay on June 5, 2018

The workforce of the future: humans + machines working collaboratively

Automation can cause ripple effects through entire industries—including government. Juan Delacruz explains why governments need to prepare for a new future.

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By Rich McKay on June 1, 2018

The surprising new government service: delight

"The more people are involved in their government, the better served we all will be," says Brenda Decker, Director of Global Government at IBM.

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By Rich McKay on May 14, 2018

The next stop: accessible mobility for all

An estimated 15 percent of the world’s population has some form of disability. Can AI, IoT, and other autonomous vehicles technology help?

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