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What to Watch Now
May 1 -- Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO of littleBits, is an engineer, an interactive artist, and one of the leaders of the open-source hardware movement. She spoke with Bloomberg about the impact she hopes littleBits will have on future generations and their relationship with hardware. Bdeir was a speaker at the Bloomberg Businessweek Design Conference and is featured in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2015 Design Issue. (Video by Jennafer Savino, Victoria Blackburne-Daniell.)
April 30 -- Udemy CEO Dennis Yang discusses the value of an online education with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Street Smart."
April 30 -- Sunil Kumar, dean at Chicago Booth School, talks with Betty Liu about the value of an MBA as a new Bloomberg global poll finds 48 percent of Wall Street bankers feel that they are underpaid. He speaks on “In The Loop.”
April 30 -- Bruce Goldfarb, chief executive officer at Okapi Partners, talks about board diversity, the lack of women on corporate boards, and what goes into choosing the right members to serve on a company’s board following Elaine Wynn’s failed attempt to get on the board of directors at Wynn resorts. He speaks on “Market Makers.”
April 30 -- In this week’s edition of Wiring the World, Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio explores the realm of “biohacking.” A growing number of people across the U.S. and around the world are implanting microchips and other high-tech devices under their own skin to give them beyond-human abilities. Inocencio travels to Seattle to watch a needle-injection process and to witness what one pioneer can do with a wave of his hand.