Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top stories we loved diving into this month!
- “‘At a time when students are sheltering in place, Andrew’s recreation of the Penn campus in a virtual world offers thoughts for how students may be able to stay connected with each other online.” – What Recreating School in Minecraft Can Teach About Reimagining Education, EdSurge
- “…transition to remote work has forced—and will continue to force, at a rapid pace—new technology adoption (i.e., cloud-based storage and collaboration tools and videoconferencing). Rapid use of these new technologies has increased corporate risk, particularly when it comes to minimizing theft of corporate trade secrets.” – Protecting Trade Secrets in the New Normal: 10 Questions Companies Need to Address in a Work-From-Home Environment, Lexology
- “Tight regulations […] are more often a perceived roadblock that shuts down innovative thinking before it grows into real-world solutions. The fact is, regulations should set the baseline for what must be considered, rather than restrict the height of what can be achieved.” – Busting the Myth That Regulations Impede Innovation, IDEO
- “The MIT $100K Challenge has been around for 31 years, but this year’s pitch night was historic. Instead of a live audience, pre-recorded applause tracks were played. Instead of a band, drumroll tracks served to build anticipation before the night’s winners were announced.” – Agtech, health tech dominated the 2020 MIT $100K Challenge, BOST INNO
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