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Elizabeth Woyke
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For my latest story, I talked to FedEx's CIO about the company's robotics plans (drones, delivery robots, autonomous trucks, virtual voice assistants): 

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What could an AI supercomputer in a box do for your company? Here's how early adopters, including Fidelity, Mass General Hospital, and SAP, are using Nvidia’s DGX-1 system, which is specifically built to support deep learning: 

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Go inside the advanced biotechnology labs that make Living Proof haircare products. My latest story: 

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For my latest story, I interviewed leaders in the blind community about their efforts to shape autonomous vehicle design and regulation. Blind people will be one of the earliest adopters of autonomous vehicles as long as the cars are designed to be accessible. Here's what these advocates want and need in an autonomous vehicle: 

My latest article, on the evolving role of Chief Sustainbility Officers, is up on Technology Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601432/the-greenest-job-in-the-executive-suite/
It’s part of a Technology Review special report on climate change: https://www.technologyreview.com/business-report/climate-change/
Some of the other stories are locked for subscribers only, but the intro/overview article is free: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601429/sensing-the-inevitable-companies-begin-to-adapt-to-climate-change/

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Some news: I'm joining MIT Technology Review as an editor and moving to Cambridge. More info here: 

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I wrote about National Education Week, an edtech conference that took place in NYC last week, for EdSurge. The conference organizers want it to become an Art Basel/Fashion Week for edtech. What does that mean? Read on: 

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My latest edtech story looks at engineers who left Facebook and Google to join Teachers Pay Teachers, a small NYC company that enables teachers to share and sell their learning materials with other teachers via an online marketplace. The article shows how companies can lure top talent from big-name firms by emphasizing a social good mission and the value of community. 

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As more workers join the gig/on-demand economy, more startups are popping up to cater to those workers’ needs. I co-wrote an O’Reilly Media ebook about the emerging support ecosystem for gig workers. Are these innovative tech tools truly creating a (much needed) social safety net for gig workers? Or do they not quite fill in the gaps? You can download the ebook for free here: http://www.oreilly.com/iot/free/serving-workers-gig-economy.csp

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My latest edtech story looks at LinkedIn's efforts to build up its higher education marketing business: 
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