Category: Base of the Pyramid

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Development-in-a-Box at Home

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr., recently commented on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s innovative effort to help the city’s nearly 2 million citizens living below the poverty line to break

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Iodine and Intelligence

Sasha Baron Cohen has received a great deal of attention this year for his movie Borat which portrays a fictional Kazakhstan reporter poking fun at Khazakstanis and unsuspecting Americans. Neither the Kazakhstanis

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Connecting the Poor

A year or so ago a group from Cambridge, MA, announced that they were going to develop a $100 computer that could be provided to children in developing countries. Since that announcement,

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Behavior Modification

One of the most emailed New York Times articles in the past couple of months has been an article by author Amy Sutherland entitled “What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage.”

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