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Space and Solar Energy Podcast with NASA, Stanford and Intertrust

As Stephen Comello points out in the podcast episode, the prices of solar systems have been coming down quarter over quarter, for about 10 years. The cost to produce one kilowatt of solar electricity is competitive with wind, and is the cheapest form of electricity available when looking at utility scale systems installed in locations that receive full sun.

We also speak with Lee Mason of NASA about the ultimate energy challenge; sustaining life on the Moon and Mars. Mason talks about the Kilopower project, which is an effort to develop preliminary concepts and technologies that can be used for an affordable fission nuclear power system to enable long-term stays on planetary surfaces…

Podcast: Twilio Discusses the Importance of a No-Shenanigans Approach to Privacy for the One-Year Anniversary of the GDPR

In episode 6 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig interviews privacy experts to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enacted by the European Union on May 25th, 2018. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic. Twilio provides the messaging, voice, and video inside mobile and web applications for nearly 40,000 companies, such as Uber, Lyft, Yelp, Airbnb, Salesforce and many more. You can think of Twilio as a telecom in the cloud, which places Twilio in a unique position when it comes…

Podcast: Privacy Experts Discuss the One-Year Anniversary of the GDPR

May 25th, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation or the GDPR, which are regulations enacted by the European Union on data protection and privacy. The GDPR aims to give control to individuals over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international businesses. The privacy regulations divided companies into data processors and data controllers. Any company who has customers in the EU must comply regardless of where the company is located. The GDPR sent a shock wave through tech companies who had previously gone unrestrained in data collection. In episode 6 of Tech…

How Investors Use Artificial Intelligence in the Stock Market

In episode 3 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig goes directly to the source of artificial intelligence expertise and hosts discussions with technologists who specialize in the field. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic. Artificial intelligence makes it possible for machines to learn from experience. To adjust for superior intelligence, the machines are trained as more data is analyzed. Highly publicized uses for AI include chess matches or self-driving cars. The most potent application for artificial intelligence, however, may be the way it’s being used right…

Mastercard Discusses How to Fight Fraud with Artificial Intelligence

In episode 3 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig goes directly to the source of artificial intelligence expertise and hosts discussions with technologists who specialize in the field. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic. Mastercard pioneered the idea of electronic payments, and in many regards, was the first “fintech” company in the market. With this follows great responsibility, especially as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners reported a 42% frequency of fraud across small businesses costing an average of 5% of gross revenues. Mastercard is using…

Artificial Intelligence Podcast: Experts Discuss Critical Trends

Artificial intelligence will drive a $15.7 trillion-dollar economy by 2030. To put this in perspective, the top 5 technology companies today have a combined value of $4 trillion, which includes Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook. The annual global technology spend is similar is $3 trillion. Over the next decade AI will drive a market 5x the size of tech’s current global spend and 4x the size of five of the world’s most valuable companies combined. Industries that AI is already transforming include tech, health care, finance, automotive and more. In episode 4 of Tech Lightning Rounds, you’ll hear a…

Helping Firefighters in Mission-Critical Rescues with 5G

In episode 3 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig goes directly to the source of 5G expertise and hosts discussions with technologists who specialize in the field. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic. Qwake Technologies is a testament that real-world problems can be solved with the use of augmented realty and 5G-enabled devices. The company has designed the C-THRU operating system that is designed to help firefighters see in smoke-filled and zero-visibility environments. In episode 3 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig of Intertrust Technologies puts…

5G Microdata Centers Will Disrupt the Cloud (Podcast)

In episode 3 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig goes directly to the source of 5G expertise and hosts discussions with technologists who specialize in the field. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic. 5G is more than a successor to 4G. The new generation requires changes to infrastructure in order to deliver faster speeds and lower latency. The massive development of infrastructure, especially at the microdata center level, is often overlooked compared to the 5G networks that are being rolled out by Verizon and AT&T, or…