Kathy Peach

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Opinion: What engineers do in cities will set the course for the next century

The battle for a sustainable future will be won or lost in the world’s cities. Specifically, how we design, locate, build and finance urban …

The number of robots sold in the U.S. will jump nearly 300 percent in nine years

Job-stealing robots are steadily taking over America.<p>The number of industrial robots sold in the U.S. will jump nearly 300 percent in less than a decade, according to a projection from ABI Research.<p>Already, 40 percent more robots were sold last year in the U.S., compared with four years prior, says …

If an AI Doesn't Take Your Job, It Will Design Your Office

Arranging employees in an office is like creating a 13-dimensional matrix that triangulates human wants, corporate needs, and the cold hard laws of …

Fully unmanned drones are coming to China’s farmlands

Potato farmers in Inner Mongolia. Photo credit: Hive.When it comes to drones, China leads the world. Shenzhen-based DJI, for instance, commands about …

Farming

Young Entrepreneurs Are Using Instagram To Bring E-Commerce To Gaza

In the war-torn and isolated region, a new generation of internet-savvy youth are finding ways to make money online.<p>If you want a personalized notebook in the Gaza Strip these days, 24-year-old Mohammed Hammed is your guy. The Islamic law student and self-taught graphic designer runs Dfter, the …

1 million elementary school teachers in Brazil will soon have their lessons on their phones

Brazil, home to the highest-ranked university in Latin America, has struggled to provide good primary education to its sprawling student population. The quality of country’s education system came in 60th in an evaluation of 76 countries by the OECD. And the results of a recent national math exam …

Can An Army Of Tech-Equipped Health Workers Bring Medicine To Remote Villages?

Skoll Award winner Last Mile Health is trying to bring modern medicine to all of Liberia. Instead of waiting for doctors, it’s empowering local health workers to make better diagnoses.<p>After Liberia’s second civil war ended in the mid-2000s, only 51 doctors were left to serve a population of more …

How This Company Combines The Gig Economy Model With AI To Be More Productive

A system called “flash teams” combines some of the most successful elements of the new way we work, but is it sustainable?<p>Startups operating in the gig economy typically use software platforms to assemble disconnected armies of freelance contractors to perform simple tasks. Think of Uber, which …

Artificial Intelligence

The Coca-Cola Company Expands 5by20 Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

ATLANTA, Nov. 26 /CSRwire/ - (NYSE: KO) The Coca-Cola Company today announced strong progress toward its goal to enable the economic empowerment of 5 …

Funding to Reach the Tipping Point: Doug Balfour, CEO of Geneva Global, on how to spark collaboration that amplifies social impact

Geneva Global is an international philanthropic professional services company that works with wealthy individuals, corporates and large foundations …

TCC Group | Results | A Framework for Successful Corporate Citizenship

A Framework for Successful Corporate Citizenship<p>The most successful corporate citizens invest in more than compelling programs: What sets these …