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The COVID City

The COVID-19 pandemic has fallen hardest not just on cities but on poorer, overcrowded neighborhoods, lending further credence to the observation that, in today’s world, one’s post code determines one’s …

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Disrupting Veterinary Credentialing With Blockchain

This article was originally published on IBM’s Blockchain Pulse blog. The author is Dr. Patrick Welch, a Veterinarian, and CEO of VetBloom. Dr. Welch collaborated on this project with Dr. …

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6 Key Trends Shaping the Future of Learning

We just kicked off our new next: series around learning. When looking toward the future of any topic, it’s a good idea to identify key trends that will play a …

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Impact Spotlight: Highlighting the Work of Paola Santana and Social Glass

For this Impact Spotlight, I would like to highlight the work of Paola Santana and her startup Social Glass. Paola originally joined SU as a GSP participant in 2011, hailing from the …

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Making the Leap to a Resilient Future: How Technology Can Help Vulnerable Workers

Nearly every country is grappling with high levels of unemployment. While COVID-19 ignited this crisis, it is part of a larger shift in the workforce that has been happening for …

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Impact Spotlight: RNA Micro-factories, the Pandemic, Mars and Moonshot Strategies

For this week’s post, I would like to highlight this article from Reuters sharing how Tesla, Inc and the German company CureVac, are teaming up to build portable automated bio-printers or …

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How much is your personal data worth?

By now you might have heard that former Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang is working on a framework that would allow the ‘average Joe’ to get paid for …

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Five Steps to Successfully Map the Future

The future, by definition, is uncertain. No serious futurist would claim to be able to “predict” the future, but even if you aren’t a futurist, there are proven methods you …

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Futurism x TikTok: More Than Silly Dancing

Building an engaged audience first is the only way people will listen when you really have something to say later. That’s partially why the team behind the Futurism brand has …

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Are Digital Makeovers The Future of Video Conferencing?

A few months ago, before shelter-in-place rules, working from home was an exception. Suddenly, the question for millions has flipped to, “Who can’t work from home?” Almost instantly, we think …

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