Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation

Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation

Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation Like most of the globe, the tech world had a peculiar 2016. Last year, phones blew up, half a billion people lost their sensitive information, “fake news” expanded its reach on Facebook, and more than a few Pokémon hunters found themselves in hospital...

Beyond Siri, The Next-Generation AI Assistants Are Smarter Specialists

Beyond Siri, The Next-Generation AI Assistants Are Smarter Specialists After birthing a virtual assistant that knows a little of everything, SRI International is working on ones that know a lot about just one thing. The nonprofit research center is arguably best known in the tech world for spinning off Siri, whose virtual assistant tech Apple acquired in...

Why Data Is The New Oil

Why Data Is The New Oil The field of artificial intelligence is red hot thanks in part to big companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft using AI-related techniques to train computers to recognize objects in photos and understand human language. But these companies were only able to train their computers to perform these difficult feats because they have the enormous quantities of data that’s...

A Short History of Machine Learning — Every Manager Should Read

A Short History of Machine Learning — Every Manager Should Read It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises – yet – but we are getting ever closer to what...