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The AI Arms Race: How the U.S. Remains Competitive

The race to become the global leader in AI is underway and keeping a competitive edge in the AI arms race is critical for the US. To help us understand how this AI revolution will impact the future of warfare, Secretary Robert Work briefly takes us through the history of some of the biggest technology […]

The Risks of Slowing AI Development

The conversation around the speed of AI development can be a controversial one but still, one worth having. Especially when countries like China have publically expressed their commitment to advancing their AI capabilities. In this video, Malcolm Turnbull talks about how slowing AI development in the US will simply put the US at risk of […]

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’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 […]

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 […]

The Digital Battlefield

Cybersecurity once meant protecting against small-scale hackers trying to get a quick payday. However, recent hacks have halted airport operations, exposed classified government documents, and even affected the democratic process. In 2016 and 2017, an entire region of the Ukraine—homes, schools, and hospitals—was dangerously left without power in the dead of winter due to persistent […]

Who Has Been Your Biggest Influence?

Ted Colbert is the chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company. In this role, he oversees all aspects of information technology, information security, data and analytics for the world’s largest aerospace company. He also supports the growth of Boeing’s business through IT- and analytics-related […]

What Frustrates Entrepreneurs?

Mohammed 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. Aspire was founded in 2014 after Mohammed led his team to win the largest business prize in the world—the prestigious US$1 million […]

What are Today’s Biggest Market Shifts?

John Chambers spent more than 25 years with Cisco, serving as CEO, Chairman, and Executive Chairman. He currently holds the title of Chairman Emeritus with the organization. As the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, he now focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale. He invests in companies that are […]

An FBI Negotiator Translates His Tactics to the Boardroom

Most people wouldn’t think that negotiating the details of a new contract in a conference room compares with freeing American hostages in the jungles of the Philippines. But Chris Voss, one of the few people who has done both, says they’re more similar than you might think. Voss faced down terrorists as the FBI’s lead […]