Ananda Rochita’s first language was Indonesian; by the time she started kindergarten, however, she also spoke English — thanks to time spent in front of the television watching the news. Years later when it came time to decide on an area of study, perhaps unsurprisingly, she chose journalism.
For Nathan Langley, entrepreneurship has meant integrating his drive to save lives with his passion for innovation and sales, and the synthesis has helped him succeed. “Everybody is different, and their experiences are different, but I would find it much more difficult to have overcome some of the challenges that we’ve faced over the years if it wasn’t something I believed in,” he says.
Founded in 2020, Biosense is based on technology with development
led by Luis Bojorquez, founder and CSO. Bojorquez specializes in
combining tiny natural substances (e.g. proteins) with inorganic
materials to develop novel biosensing technologies.
For Lacy Carothers and her team at California American Water (CalAm), the responsibility of providing safe, affordable water and wastewater services drives both innovation and compassion.
Will the metaverse be entirely virtual reality, which immerses users in an artificial environment, or utilize augmented reality, which superimposes computer-generated images in the real world? Will it be primarily a gaming and entertainment platform? Or a socioeconomic ecosystem? Or will it be — like many over-hyped ideas — a bust?
“These content creators, they have thousands of products they’ve
recommended over thousands of posts over a dozen platforms, but
there’s no good way to manage all of those products,” Bardsley
says. “It’s not that they weren’t doing affiliate links, but they
weren’t paying attention to them enough to make money.”
Using AI, criminals can be craftier, more convincing, and nearly impossible to detect — even for the otherwise tech-savvy.
Insect infestation affects crops worldwide, and manually
monitoring food processing and storage facilities is a costly and
time-intensive endeavor. SmartProbe technology aims to make pest
control easier, cheaper and more effective.
AI is a unique innovation that seems to be taking off like a rocket with plans to replace many otherwise human-developed work; but in the end, it could spell disaster to lots of today’s industries if we lose sight of the fact that it needs to work for us, not the other way around.