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Education

The Front Row

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A show about how education and technology accelerate social progress and innovation. We speak with the people who are making a difference across a range of fields, as we journey through the past and present to see what it takes to solve the problems ...Show More
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26:58 | Aug 15th, 2017

We go to the forefront of a growing educational pivot, from pedagogies developed during the industrial age to new teaching methods being developed in the digital age. Come along for a tour....

24:47 | Aug 1st, 2017

Newspapers have gotten thinner in recent years, and some have even ceased to exist. Journalism as we know it is changing with the onset of technology into a more data driven, personalized, and crowdsourced being. We speak to the newsmakers embracing...Show More
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25:07 | Jul 18th, 2017

By the year 2050, more than 60% of the world’s populations will live in cities. Humanity has come a long way since the very first cities began to emerge about ten thousand years ago. Today, cities like New York, Tokyo and Barcelona are centers of inn...Show More

24:36 | Jul 4th, 2017

Digital privacy and cybersecurity concerns are an ever-increasing threat. As our homes and cars get smarter, they become more susceptible to hacks. How can we better prepare ourselves to counteract these invisible threats? Meet the experts focused on...Show More

25:56 | Jun 20th, 2017

As our lives become more and more digital, we hear a lot about the dangers of big data, data leaks, loss of privacy, security etc. The flipside is that data can also be harnessed for social good, and applied to make progress in justice, mental and pu...Show More

25:08 | Jun 6th, 2017

The plague killed sixty percent of the Europe's population in the 14th century. Today medical professionals are arming themselves against future epidemics with a variety of unique weapons from tracking wild animals carrying diseases we don’t even kn...Show More

25:31 | May 23rd, 2017

We are at the cusp of the Silver Tsunami: by 2050, the number of Americans over the age of 65 will have doubled, while the number older than 85 will have tripled. The tide is rolling in and we’ll meet people who are determined to make living longer, ...Show More

25:13 | May 9th, 2017

We hear a lot about the manufacturing industry slowing down, work going overseas, and automation making some jobs obsolete. In today’s uncertain economic and political climate, it’s easy to feel a little lost -- but we’ll introduce you to people who ...Show More

01:48 | Apr 21st, 2017

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