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What’s the Best Morning Routine for your Brain?

A good morning routine is key to maintain optimal brain power throughout the day so we asked Dr. Heather Berlin, a cognitive neuroscientist, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, what the best morning routine looks like. In her profession, Dr. Berlin explores the neural basis of impulsive and […]

Why Boeing Believes Strategic Partnerships are Vital to Their Business

Even an industry giant like Boeing needs partners to maintain its competitive edge in the market. In this video, Ted Colbert, the CIO and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company, discusses the value of finding good partners and how it fits in within their own business model. In […]

How Will the US Military be Transformed by AI?

Artificial intelligence systems are transforming industries across the board, and the military is no exception. In this video, General John Allen talks about some of the ways AI is already enhancing US military capabilities. General John R. Allen serves on SparkCognition’s Board as Executive Board Member. As one of the United States’ leading and most […]

Being a Military Leader Means Being an AI Leader

Keeping our military forces safe in wartime is critical. In this video, Malcolm Turnbull talks about the importance of utilizing AI technologies to remain a global leader. Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia (2015-2018). He served twice as Leader of the Liberal Party, first from 2008 to 2009 when he was also […]

Can Air Travel Improve by Updating Existing Aircraft?

We’ve all fall victim of a delayed flight at one time or another and we can agree that it’s no fun. Improving the air travel experience is definitely one of the many motivators for updating today’s aircraft. In this video, Jordan Hefferan, Director of Digital Services at GE Aviation, talks about how the Connected Aircraft […]

What Is the Best Book You’ve Read This Year?

You don’t become the CIO of Boeing without reading a good book or two, so we asked Ted Colbert which was the best book he read this year. In this video, Ted discusses that book, the important principles he’s taken from it, and how he leverages those principles to do his job better. Ted Colbert […]

How Behind Are Our Educational Systems?

Our educational systems are dated and keeping up with critical technology trends is very challenging for today’s educators. In this video, John Chambers discusses how the current US educational systems is failing our future workforce, the importance of tackling this big problem, and the negative implications were facing if we don’t do something about it […]

World Hunger, How Crickets Can Help

Combatting world hunger is very important to Mohammed Ashour. Ashour is the co-founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, a vertically-integrated agriculture and food company that addresses global food sustainability by developing the most advanced insect farming technology in the world. In this video, he discusses the benefits of insect farming from a societal sustainability […]

What is Consciousness?

Dr. Heather Berlin is a cognitive neuroscientist and Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She explores the neural basis of impulsive and compulsive psychiatric and neurological disorders with the aim of developing novel treatments. She is also interested in the brain basis of consciousness, dynamic unconscious processes, and creativity. […]

Transcended by the Machine: A Conversation with H.O. Maycotte of Umbel

Austin is quickly emerging as a hub of AI innovation. The city’s history as a collaborative space for startups companies — as well as the presence of the University of Texas and eager venture capitalists — have created a prime ecosystem for AI machine learning innovation and entrepreneurship. Artificial intelligence may seem like a foreign […]