tech at work
October 19, 2018
Hurricane Michael has come and gone, but the hard work of recovery and rebuilding continues in Florida and the Southeast. This week, tech was at work in these communities restoring digital communications infrastructure and helping displaced residents find shelter and travel between their homes, hospitals, and food banks.
Catch up on these stories below, plus others on Silicon Valley Bank's annual week of service, Google's AI tool helping doctors identify advanced tumors, Microsoft's accessibility initiatives, and more.
What we're reading
Tech Gives Back: Week of Service | Silicon Valley Bank
Help During Hurricane Michael | Lyft Blog
Hurricane Michael Network Updates | Verizon
America Has Spoken: We All Want Clean, Renewable Energy | Blog post by Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich | LinkedIn Pulse
What we're watching
Microsoft CEO Nadella Says AI Can Help a Billion People with Disabilities | Bloomberg Technology
From Seasonal Job to Amazon Leader | Amazon Day One Blog
What we're listening to
From Startup to Scale: A Conversation with Box CEO Aaron Levie | McKinsey & Company