Research for the advancement of Humankind
In the heart of California, amidst the bustling innovation of Silicon Valley and the storied halls of its universities, a new dawn was breaking. This
Sam Altman, former head of Y Combinator and a notable figure in the entrepreneurial and investment sphere, has been a prominent advocate for generative AI. His world tour this year placed him at the forefront of this technological wave. After OpenAI’s recent announcement, Altman reflected on his impactful tenure at the company through a post on a social platform, expressing gratitude for his experiences and hinting at future endeavors.
– The annual APEC CEO Summit opened today with an energetic discussion on creating economic opportunity and cooperation between public and private sector leaders.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo called for strengthened ties between the U.S. and Indo-Pacific region, stating “the demand signal from the countries is for the United States, for United States presence, you know, supply chain, manufacturing, money, upskilling.” She invited business leaders to collaborate with government to enable successful investment and trade.
Prepared for instructors, administrators, policymakers, educational technology developers,
funders, employers, and learners, the supplement articulates a vision and action plan that responds to an urgent national priority—postsecondary success for all Americans.
Education’s digital infrastructure is officially considered critical infrastructure, and just as we
work to provide physical infrastructure that is safe, healthy, and supportive for all students, we
need to align resources to create digital infrastructure that is safe, accessible, resilient, sustainable, and future-proof.
America has made incredible progress in closing the digital access divide,2 providing an evergreater proportion of students with access to broadband connectivity, devices, and digital
resources. At the same time, we must acknowledge the last frontiers of connectivity can also present the most wicked problems of closing that divide. T