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For the second consecutive year The Thinkers50 ranked Don Tapscott #4 of the top management thinkers. “The Thinkers50 is the global ranking of management thinkers. Published every two years and is the essential guide to which thinkers and which ideas matter now.” Congratulations to Don!

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) recently announced a new $25 million research center funded by Toyota to further the development of autonomous vehicle technologies. Led by CSAIL director Daniela Rus, the new center will focus on developing advanced decision-making algorithms and systems that allow vehicles to perceive and navigate their surroundings safely, without human input. Read more.

Steven's six-part series on PBS, 'How We Got Now with Steven Johnson – Clean', was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming. The book version of How We Got To Now debuted at #4 on the New York Times bestseller list, and was a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

The three-part, six-hour PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies by Ken Burns was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. The series is based on Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies.

Gernot Wagner is Lead Senior Economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and co-author of Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet. He is fiercely engaged with turning the engines of prosperity toward a stable climate. For audiences ranging from technologists to the general public, Gernot brings his fresh, lively vision to the issue of climate change and offering economically-sound, actionable solutions to what is arguably the most important issue of our time.