Other mass timber projects designed by SHop Architects (in New York) and LEVER Architecture (in Portland), the two winners of last year’s U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition, are also forthcoming. Alongside T3, these projects will be valuable demonstrations for an industry that can be slow to adapt. Green wants to share what he’s learned, first through a new online education course run through Design Build Research, his nonprofit design education program. “Far more private and public sector clients are talking about wood than even I could have imagined,” he says. “Some days I almost feel like we are moving from early adopters to mainstream already.” … [Read more...] about Can Timber Skyscrapers Really Help Save The Planet?
These companies illustrate an important phenomenon: small, resource-strapped startups can now design their way to competing with larger incumbents. I remember watching the rise of Soma a few years ago, a beautifully conceived water filter that stole market share from Brita through superior design. Tarform, a small company with an electric motorcycle, may be poised to do the same with a product that, to my eye, far exceeds anything produced by Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, or Honda. … [Read more...] about Software ate the world. Now it’s design’s turn
"I very much doubt that would occur this year," he told Fox Business Network.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about US officials see EU, British trade deals in 2020, not India
Fairness and nondiscrimination: AI systems shouldn’t reinforce social inequality—instead, they should promote inclusivity. Accountability: Developers should plan for their technology’s impacts. Monitoring and auditing mechanisms need to be in place, and impacted individuals and populations should have access to adequate remedies. Privacy: AI should respect privacy, both in sourcing the data that is used for development and in giving people agency over when and how their personal info is used to make decisions about them. Transparency and explainability: We should know where AI systems are being used and how they reach the decisions they do. Safety and security: AI systems should be tested to ensure they perform as intended and resist interference from unauthorized parties. Professional responsibility: The people involved in the development and deployment of AI systems have an obligation to prioritize integrity, collaboration, professionalism, and foresight. Human … [Read more...] about Google and Microsoft shouldn’t decide how technology is regulated
Dimon's raise stands in contrast to the pay cut that Morgan Stanley's board delivered to its chief executive, James Gorman, reducing his pay by 7% for 2019 as the bank trimmed incentive compensation firm-wide in an effort to reduce expenses. Even so, Gorman is richly compensated, receiving $27 million for 2019. … [Read more...] about JPMorgan board raises CEO Jamie Dimon’s pay to $31.5 million