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Every Monday over the next five weeks, we will pose a challenging, provocative question on technologyreview.com. Our readership of business leaders, innovators, thought leaders, and early adopters will be invited to comment and engage in an active conversation through comments and social media. And at the end of each week, we’ll pose our definitive answer to these questions, incorporating the good thinking of our audience.
These questions will focus on the intersections of business and technology; they may apply to any industry, any line of business, and any role. They represent the biggest challenges facing the international business community. And we hope the “conversations on the future of business” that start on these pages can stimulate discussion, further our thinking, and offer some answers.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
Surgeons have successfully tested a pig’s kidney in a human patient
The test, in a brain-dead patient, was very short but represents a milestone in the long quest to use animal organs in human transplants.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
The covid tech that is intimately tied to China’s surveillance state
Heat-sensing cameras and face recognition systems may help fight covid-19—but they also make us complicit in the high-tech oppression of Uyghurs.
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