tech at work
November 2, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are still young emerging technologies, but every day we see more examples of the potential of these technologies to improve our lives. Two recent examples are the FDA approval of Microsoft's HoloLens to help doctors better prepare for surgery, and Google's launch of AI for Social Good, a program that focuses Google’s AI expertise on solving humanitarian and environmental challenges. Learn more below.
As the costly trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues, TechNet President and CEO Linda Moore highlighted the harmful economic impact of tariffs affecting data centers in every state across the country.
Also below, you'll find Upwork's new report on the growth of freelance work in America, Amazon's employee upskilling effort, and other news from the innovation economy.
What we're saying
Tariffs on Data Centers Threaten Jobs in Every State | Op-ed by TechNet President and CEO Linda Moore | Morning Consult
What we're reading
From Agriculture to Art — the A.I. Wave Sweeps In | New York Times
Freelancing in America 2018 | Upwork
Our Pledge to Amazon's Workers | Helping 50,000 U.S. employees gain new skills and opportunities | Amazon Day One Blog
Supporting the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy | Okta Blog
Inside Illinois Tech's New Idea Factory | Crain's Chicago Business
TechNet in the news
TechNet Adds Three New Members | POLITICO Morning Tech