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The tech podcast about what's new, what's coming, and what connects people, featuring insights from experts at Orange Silicon Valley in San Francisco

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The tech podcast about what's new, what's coming, and what connects people, featuring insights from experts at Orange Silicon Valley in San Francisco

    What UN World Food Programme projects want to learn from Silicon Valley

    What UN World Food Programme projects want to learn from Silicon Valley

    Orange Silicon Valley hosted project leaders from the United Nations World Food Programme’s Innovation Accelerator this week for a bootcamp that introduced participants to local mentors. The mentors offered up business and tech advice to help the WFP’s projects grow and scale — though each of the participating projects has already hit major milestones. One

    • 45 min
    How to improve tech for women (and everyone else)

    How to improve tech for women (and everyone else)

    Orange Silicon Valley launched its San Francisco-based Women in Tech event series in 2018, and over the past year it has grown significantly. Guests have included founders, VCs, and other tech experts who are working to drive better outcomes for women working in the industry. With registration now open for the next Women in Tech

    • 23 min
    The case for growth in FemTech

    The case for growth in FemTech

    As part of Orange Silicon Valley’s ongoing conversation about women working in tech, we invited FemTech Collective founder Nicole Dahlstrom and Bloomi CEO Rebecca Story to talk to the Bistrocast about the growth story they see happening right now in FemTech. We asked both of them about how they define the category, which is often

    • 31 min
    Envisioning safe, human-centered AI with OpenAI’s Mira Murati

    Envisioning safe, human-centered AI with OpenAI’s Mira Murati

    One of the most important conversations in tech right now centers around the roles and rules that will govern artificial intelligence. As capabilities improve dramatically for software and the machines that it powers, it is important to remember the humans that these technology breakthroughs are meant to help. The newest episode of the Bistrocast delves

    • 31 min
    Orange Silicon Valley CEO Mireille Helou on AI, innovation in Africa, and diversity in tech

    Orange Silicon Valley CEO Mireille Helou on AI, innovation in Africa, and diversity in tech

    Orange Silicon Valley CEO Mireille Helou stepped into her new role from halfway around the globe in 2019, departing from her previous CEO position at Orange Réunion Mayotte. Her career at Orange has taken here across continents, as well as the Orange Group, which she has served in Réunion, as well as Kenya, where she

    • 22 min
    Should biometrics replace passwords?

    Should biometrics replace passwords?

    Anyone who has ever forgotten a password at an inconvenient moment knows that memorized strings of characters are an imperfect security tool. But what are the alternatives? Biometrics offers a range of potential substitutes, including voice, behavior, and face recognition. All of these can be tied to identities, but they can also introduce new challenges

    • 20 min

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