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Drones Startups

Discovering the Innovations of Switzerland’s Mad Scientists

Bloomberg Originals highlights Switzerland’s startup scene. Switzerland is full of advanced tech startups, thanks to business-friendly laws and an appetite for new ideas. We visit an inventor who makes drones do miraculous things and a company that’s growing human skin in a lab.

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AI Ethics

What Does this Book Say About the Dark Side of AI and Algorithms?

I read this book by Hannah Fry shortly after it came out in 2018. Not only has it withstood the test of time, it has actually become more relevant since then. In a simple and engaging way Fry explains how much influence algorithms and ai have over us as individuals and at a societal level. […]

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Quantum Computing

Best College Majors for Quantum Computing

Want a job in quantum but not sure where to start? If you’re still in school, the first choice you are going to have to make is your college major. Traditionally, most everyone working in quantum information science had a background in physics, but today that is not the case. In this video, Olivia discusses […]

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AI Startups

The Rise of AI and the Canadian Silicon Valley

Here’s an interesting documentary (“Canada – The Rise of AI”, Ep. 11) on the “Canadian Silicon Valley.” Silicon Valley may be home to some of the biggest tech giants in the world but it’s being challenged like never before. Crazy tech geniuses have popped up all over the planet making things that will blow your […]

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Economics of AI Robotics

Meet California’s New Robot Farmers

Hello World’s Ashlee Vance heads out on Route 395 in a bid to see robots who have become farmers.

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Space

Dawn of the Space Plane

Ashlee Vance reports on a New Zealand company that has built its own space-plane prototype. Dawn Aerospace hopes to establish a cheap, quick way to transport objects into orbit, and in doing so transform the commercialization of space. For decades, humans have been trying to make a plane that can reach space and return to […]

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Smartphones

How the iPhone Tormented the World’s Happiest Nation

Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads to Finland for a three-part exploration of this traditionally contented country’s tech industry. Episode One tackles the critical role Nokia once played in its economy, and the devastating impact Apple’s iPhone had on both. Since then, Finland has managed to revive the sector: Instead of the once-ubiquitous Nokia phone, Helsinki’s […]

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