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Digital Transformation: The Future of Work

The Rise of Social Robots: How AI Can Help Us Flourish

MIT Professor Cynthia Breazeal, a keynote speaker at a recent Psychology of Technology Conference led by Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, shares insights about a new generation of social robots and their impact on human flourishing.

Learn to Code? Yes, Actually: 5 Big Questions on Coding

Is coding an essential job skill of the future? Should MBA students learn to code? Darden Professor Alex Cowan answers five questions on the building blocks of much of our digital world.

How Is Technology Transforming Humanity? Q&A with Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran

Technology is reshaping the way we live, work, play and interact. Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, whose research sits at the intersection of psychology and technology, shares her insights about the opportunities novel technologies, such as artificial intelligence, create for humanity and the risks they pose.

Mechanism Design: The Essence of Modern Problem Solving

Sixty years ago, famous American economist Leonid Hurwicz did groundbreaking research about the economic mechanisms theory. Today, Darden expert is interested in designing mechanisms to solve big challenges like energy usage and traffic flows.

The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI’s Growing Effect on the Economy, PART 2

One of the biggest challenges for humanity: Artificial Intelligence and limited resources may lead to an existential race between smart machines and humans. Some elites may re-engineer themselves thanks to technology, but others will likely become economically irrelevant. How can we ensure humans have a fair share of resources?

AI and the Future of Work

In a recent paper, University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Anton Korinek presents the thought experiment as a part of a broader consideration meant to put society’s increasingly codependent relationship with technology into context.

The Digital Age Requires a New Way of Working

The realities of the digital age will produce high cognitive and emotional demands on humans for the highest and fastest levels of critical and innovative thinking,  hyper-learning and decision-making.

The Power of an Idea Meritocracy

To remain viable, most organizations will have to achieve not only higher-level technological capabilities, but also higher-level human cognitive and emotional performance.

Becoming a Hyper-Learning Community: The Future of Business

Technology is advancing at a speed that far exceeds the rate at which many organizations are transforming.

Optimizing Innovation in the Age of Digital Technologies: Put People Before Machines

How are digital technologies changing the business landscape? Are new business models disrupting our industry? How can we innovate faster and better? These are questions with which business leaders have wrestled since the world has gone digital. And rightly so.