Driving Value Through IoT Data Monetization

Every morning I start the day by reading the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and other new outlets. It helps me wake up and learn about day-to-day happenings. Over the last few months, I’ve observed that there is always an article about the Internet of Things (IoT). More specifically, these articles have been focused on monetizing […]

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The Race for Gold: Powering USA Cycling Through the Cloud

USA Cycling recently took home the gold medal for Women’s Team Pursuit at the World Championships in London – earning Team USA’s first world championship title in the event. Our team of four elite cyclists – Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente – clearly defeated Canada by nearly three seconds after twice […]

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How Businesses and Governments Can Capitalize on Blockchain

The emergent technology blockchain has been roiling the technology and financial services industries for months, and, now, people in other industries and government agencies are asking questions about it. I’m convinced that it has the potential to transform not only the way commerce is done but the interplay between governments, businesses and citizens. That’s why […]

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How Cognitive Computing Can Get Businesses Up & Running After Disasters

Devastation caused by natural disasters is both personal and economic. Anyone who lives in the Northeastern United States won’t easily forget the destruction caused by back-to-back hurricanes five years ago. Hurricane Sandy in 2012 caused more than $67 billion in damage, according to the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, while the year-earlier Hurricane Irene […]

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Global Marathon: Empowering Women and Girls in STEM

It may not always feel like it, but there has never been a better time for women to pursue STEM careers, and for girls to set STEM careers in their lifetime goals. For girls, I use the term “set” instead of “include” because so many girls who are building their skills in math and science […]

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Extending Game-Based AI Research into the Wild

A few days from now, Google’s AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) program will take on one of the world’s greatest Go players, South Korea’s Lee Se-Dol, in a live-streamed, five-day match in what’s considered to be the most difficult board game for computers. As researchers who have worked extensively with games, we are excited to see […]

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