Columbia University is at the frontier between AI and biotech, especially in coronavirus research. Two graduates of the Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University - Andrew Satz and Brett Averso - are using AI in coronavirus research, relying on computational

Disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence or ride-sharing apps, are already affecting people in significant ways. There are increasing concerns about data collection, surveillance, behavior management and the shake-up of local economies as automation takes over. The question arises of

Will EVs - Electric Vehicles - take over in the future? In this article we look at five EVs startups all looking to become the next Tesla, or if you prefer the next unicorn. The last decade has seen significant growth

Can digital life save us from the fear and anxieties of COVID-19, especially when we are put in quarantine, like the Chinese were, like the Italians are today? The digital economy will undoubtedly get a boost from COVID-19 - just

The Discovery If you have ever wondered if we receive messages from space, this recent discovery might be of interest to you. In June 2019, Astrophysicists have discovered fast radio bursts (FRBs) emitting from a distant galaxy that seem to operate

According to UNICEF, it is estimated that 44,000 women die due to preventable pregnancy-related causes in India each year while one in five deaths globally is likely to be an Indian lady. Aditya Kulkarni, a 2017 Young Global Changer, and

International treaties such as The Paris Agreement commit governments to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Meeting this challenge demands a rethinking and restructuring of the world’s energy consumption, which demands a review of the functioning of each sector of activity.

U.K. to Penalize Platforms for Content Violations The U.K. government announced last week that they plan to enact legislature which will penalize social media platforms that do not remove or block harmful content on their sites. The U.K. elaborated that posts

With the on-going locust plague in East Africa of an unprecedented dimension in modern times, the region now faces a hunger threat. Action - and more funding - will be needed to avoid a major food crisis later, UN officials

The Gaia Grow System is a hydroponic growing unit that allows anyone to grow their own organic food easily and automatically, either at home or as a business. Designed in Scandinavia, it is ideal to grow vegetables, herbs, and medical

In a work environment where diversity, culture, and transparency can often feel like buzzwords, there is an app that is putting them into action: Blind. Blind is an app where users discuss topics like company culture, honest perspectives, and relevant career

With the level of knowledge that humans have amassed, there's no reason why we shouldn't be able to address this challenge BUT we're are complicated creatures

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