January 28, 2019

To some, recent consumer technologies have started to feel unexciting. To others, we’re in an unprecedented time of rapid innovation, where the incredible has become commonplace. So how are we to reconcile the two, given the current cultural context? And where are tech and human achievement headed in the near future?

At CES 2019, Peggy Smedley and IEEE Fellow Tom Coughlin engaged in a fascinating conversation focused on finding an answer.

Watch the video below to see how they picture the interplay of innovation, STEM education, failure, privacy, manufacturing and more when it comes to solving global challenges. Plus, hear how IEEE initiatives are helping support standards and technologists in these endeavors.