Earlier this year, two mobile telephone systems launched in Bangladesh that now allow workers to anonymously report signs of human trafficking, delayed wages and child labor. They did, and the results are unsettling.
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Products using artificial intelligence (AI) are creeping into our lives: in the home, online, at work, in the marketplace, in the doctor’s office. But what if AI gets carried away, if it hasn’t already?
During this election cycle, politicians are pushing for a renewal in manufacturing. But the needs of the millions of Americans who struggle working in the service economy need to be addressed first, argues 3p’s Leon Kaye in this op/ed.
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
Climate Signals, a new tool from Climate Nexus, offers a real-time, Web-based, visual database for climate-related events and impacts around the world.
We caught up again with Debbie Mielewski, Ford’s senior technical leader of sustainable materials, to check in with the automaker’s ongoing efforts to continually evaluate new biomaterials.
In his book “Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries,” Charles Sims says these little bets — experimental, iterative, trial-and-error approaches — can gradually build up to a breakthrough. We’ve seen this approach achieve big results in business, science, technology and even entertainment, so why not philanthropy? Two execs from the AT&T Foundation take a closer look.
Innovative medical companies with the potential to transform the country’s healthcare system are itching to take advantage of Silicon Valley’s startup incubators. But are the healthcare system and government regulators ready for them? We examine three “unicorns” that shook up the healthcare market — and almost lost everything in the process.
The Internet of Things is a boon for businesses striving to be more sustainable, but at-home IOT is exhibiting worrying signs of stalling. Could the smart kitchen finally tempt shoppers out of the early-adopter phase?
Elon Musk outlined his plan to colonize Mars before a highly receptive crowd at the International Astronomical Congress in Mexico this week. The cleantech visionary framed the future settlement as the only eventual choice for humans in a world facing major environmental threats.
BioLite employs 40 tenacious local sales agents in emerging markets who can captivate a crowd with their personalized pitches. Thanks to these in-person demonstrations, clean cookstoves can become a desirable, affordable and life-enhancing solution for tens of thousands of homes in India and sub-Saharan Africa.