AI/ML, New Algorithms and Machines, Connected Devices

Member of National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Gilman Louie is interviewed by Linus Liang. These days, the term “artificial intelligence” is used all the time; individuals use the phrase to mean different things and in different contexts that it has lost a lot of its meaning. In this video, the speakers try to bring … Read more AI/ML, New Algorithms and Machines, Connected Devices

The Future of Medicine

Former CEO and Chairman of Varian Medical Systems Richard “Dick” Levy, Managing Director of Sanderling Ventures Tim Mills, and School of Medicine Professor Mildred Cho are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. In the last 50 years, we have seen incredible innovations in medicine. We have been able to eradicate smallpox, learn how to transplant organs, … Read more The Future of Medicine

Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

Founding Director of Hyundai Cradle John Suh, Partner at Playground Global Laurie Yoler, and Professor Juan Alonso are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The speakers discuss what the city of the future may look like, the technologies that will help get us there, and the possible positive and negative effects. Course Description: The next wave … Read more Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

The Future of Energy

Former Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar is interviewed by Professor John Weyant. The United States has been delivering electricity in the same way for over a hundred years – exposed power lines on poles over vast distances. The system is outdated, overloaded, and under-maintained, leading to unfortunate events such as power outages and … Read more The Future of Energy

Is Assad turning on his cronies? I Inside Story

The inner circle of Syria’s president Bashar Al Assad has always been tight, any disputes within the ruling family were kept strictly behind closed doors. Until recently. There’s a rift between the president’s cousin Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian government, and it’s very public. Makhlouf has long been considered untouchable, but now he’s accused of … Read more Is Assad turning on his cronies? I Inside Story

A virtual graduation ceremony amid the coronavirus

A special graduation ceremony was held at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Robots wearing robes and equipped with tablets which students called into, walked up to the school’s president. He then turned over each student’s tassel, while congratulating them on their achievement. Some graduates expressed their thanks for the impressive and heartwarming commencement. Subscribe … Read more A virtual graduation ceremony amid the coronavirus

Entering the New Era of Globalization

Former Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation John Seely Brown is interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The two discuss entering a new era of globalization with technological, economic, and sociological change. Topics include how society will change due to new emerging technologies, navigating a white water world, adapting to disruption, understanding national state powers and global … Read more Entering the New Era of Globalization

The Point: U.S. deals another blow to Huawei

Huawei said it categorically opposes amendments made by the U.S. Department of Commerce to its foreign direct product rule, in a company statement released on Monday. The new rules are the latest in an ongoing campaign led by the Trump administration against the Chinese telecommunications company on the grounds of a so-called threat to national … Read more The Point: U.S. deals another blow to Huawei

Breaking Down SoftBank Results

May.19 — Chris Lane, senior research analyst for Asia-Pacific telecommunications at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses SoftBank Group Corp.’s financial results and outlook. SoftBank said its Vision Fund business lost 1.9 trillion yen ($17.7 billion) last fiscal year after writing down the value of investments, triggering the worst loss ever in the Japanese company’s 39-year history. Lane speaks … Read more Breaking Down SoftBank Results

Global Risks Governance: The Case of 5G Telecommunications Networks

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 4: Risk in Cyberspace—International Legal Dimensions, by Ana Paula Silvestrini Vieira Alves, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Law at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International … Read more Global Risks Governance: The Case of 5G Telecommunications Networks

Mobile network outages during the 2019-20 bushfires reveals cracks in regional coverage | ABC News

Mobile network outages during the 2019-20 bushfires were overwhelmingly due to loss of power rather than fire damage, according to a report prepared by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) with assistance from industry peak bodies Communications Alliance and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA). For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Mobile network outages during the 2019-20 bushfires reveals cracks in regional coverage | ABC News

Du Has Not Been Capex Efficient: CEO

Apr.22 — Johan Dennelind, chief executive officer at Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co. PJSC, and commonly known as Du, discusses his biggest challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, the trends he’s seeing in consumer behavior and the business strategy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.”

Cyclone Harold: Aerial footage shows destruction across Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Harold lashed the South Pacific island of Vanuatu , ripping off roofs and downing telecommunications, before moving towards Fiji and Tonga. The powerful cyclone made landfall on Monday in Sana province, an island north of Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, with winds as high as 235 kilometres an hour. Aerial videos showed buildings with … Read more Cyclone Harold: Aerial footage shows destruction across Vanuatu

Mobile Carrier Veon Triggers Succession Plan for CEO Burns

Feb.14 — Veon Ltd. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns discusses the succession plan at the emerging-markets phone carrier, the impact of the coronavirus on the telecommunications industry, and the outlook for the firm’s business in Russia. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”