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NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

I recently completed a six-month program with my insurance company where I implanted a device in my car that measured my driving habits. In exchange, based on the quality of my driving as measured by their metrics, I got a discount on my rate. (But I could have just as easily received no discount.) The […]

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NEXT: What Responsibilities Will We Assign to Machines?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: What Responsibilities Will We Assign to Machines?

Sophia’s resume is indeed impressive. In addition to appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s show, Sophia has appeared as a cover model in fashion magazines. She is a regular keynote speaker at high-powered conferences on the subject of artificial intelligence. She was named the world’s first United Nations Innovation Champion by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) […]

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Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

It’s a changing world out there. Remember when mobile phones became a thing? For younger readers, maybe not. At first they couldn’t even send text messages; now they can possess any and every facet of life: address book and agenda, photos of your kid’s first steps, social media accounts, banking information — the list goes […]

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Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

As far as HIV prevention and treatment are concerned, no other time in history has been as good as the current moment. Theoretically, the virus should be is as good as eradicated, as medications like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) have come onto the scene. Essentially the birth control and Plan B of […]

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IT Bootcamp i.c.stars Deploying Skills to Underemployed Communities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega IT Bootcamp i.c.stars Deploying Skills to Underemployed Communities

What if you could go from making a paltry $9 an hour to making something like $22 an hour in a matter of months? For students of Columbus’ i.c.stars program, that’s not outside the realm of possibility. The program focuses on honing technical skills in underemployed, minority communities, establishing relationships with local corporate partners to […]

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NEXT: A World Without Referees

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A World Without Referees

I first started writing this piece after watching an Ohio State football game where video review overturned what I thought was a rather obvious call that the referees had blown. Big Ten referees seem especially prone to making such bad calls: wouldn’t it be great if the video review were used for every call, taking […]

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Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

When people think of the local tech community, the focus is typically on what’s going on in Columbus’ urban core — and there’s certainly enough to talk about. But the city’s suburbs have followed suit, investing in their own communities and contributing to the region’s tech status. Dublin has seen its own share of growth […]

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