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Human Rights Must be Front and Center for Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Privacy

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Artificial intelligence and the internet of things have the potential to drive unprecedented productivity, reduce pollution, and improve human health. With the rollout of advanced, high speed wireless connectivity known as 5G in the next few years, the number of connected devices will explode: 28.5 billion devices are expected to be networked by 2022 growing to 300 billion connected devices and things by 2030.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

New ARĪV eBikes From GM Are Available for Preorder

Customers in select markets can choose between two models on BikeExchange.com
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Today, GM announces ARĪV as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name ARĪV was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.

“The crowdsourcing campaign allowed us to bring consumers into the development of our brand,” said Hannah Parish, ARĪV director. “Combine that with our products and our blend of bike and automotive talent, and the result is a unique brand DNA.”  

Questions to Ask When Exploring Smart Sensors and Wearables

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Thinking about introducing smart sensors or wearables to generate ESG data? Here are a few questions you should ask before jumping in. To learn more download NAEM's latest report, The EHS&S Tech Transformation at www.naem.org/EHSTech.

New Business Intelligence Tools Help EHS&S Leaders Predict Risks

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The integration of new technology tools are the next step in the EHS&S technology adoption curve, which for most companies began with the implementation of their software system. Today these innovations are shedding new light on EHS&S operational risks in real time. Learn more about how comapnies are using these tools in NAEM's latest report, The EHS&S Tech Transformation: https://www.naem.org/what-we-offer/research/reports/read/ehs-s-tech-transformation.

As Countries Turn Inward, Companies Stand Up for Humanity. Let’s Applaud and Encourage Them.

By Neal Keny Guyer, CEO at Mercy Corps
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Skyrocketing numbers of people fleeing conflict. Increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters. Decreased diplomatic efforts. Slashed foreign aid budgets. A West that is increasingly embracing narrow nationalism and isolation. It all leaves us in the humanitarian community concerned for the future of our interconnected world.

Intel’s Tech Learning Lab Offers a Virtual Education, on Wheels

Intel and HP partner on a mobile learning lab, bringing VR and high-tech experiences to students
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On a recent morning at McClymonds High School in west Oakland, California, students soared through outer space, dissected frogs in a high-tech laboratory and toured the a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition up close — all without leaving their campus.

Emerging Technologies Give Environmental, Health and Safety and Sustainability Leaders New Insights into Business Risk

NAEM Report Profiles the Innovations Shaping the Future of EHS&S Management
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WASHINGTON, February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/- Emerging technologies are rapidly changing how companies prevent pollution, keep employees safe and set sustainability goals, according to a report published today by the National Association for Environment, Health and Safety, and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM)

Tetra Tech Designs Innovative, High Performance Buildings

Improving energy and water efficiency to create sustainable, resilient structures around the world
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Tetra Tech works around the world with its clients to bring their ideas and projects to life. Our High Performance Buildings Group collectively delivers more than 170 years of experience to create sustainable, resilient structures that minimize energy and water use from Los Angeles to London and New York to Sydney.

Arrow Electronics and Unlimited Tomorrow Unveil 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm at Consumer Electronics Show

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Arrow Electronics and customer Unlimited Tomorrow unveiled the latest version of its 3D-printed prosthetic arm at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The prosthetic is designed to be cheaper and more accessible for children, who require new devices as they grow.

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