Two weeks ago, I participated on a panel at the BCI Summit exploring the impact of quantum computing. As a neophyte to the subject, I marveled at the riddle posed by Grover’s Algorithm. Imagine you are assigned to find a contact in a phonebook with a billion names, but all you are given is a telephone number. A […]
In the spirit of G Suite, I’ve posted a copy of this letter on Google Docs, open to comments and suggested edits. So don’t be shy! I’m curious to see where this letter ends up after the crowd adds its wisdom. Add your thoughts here Dear Google, Let’s start with Thank You. Thank you for […]
I’ve been going to CES with my dad for the last 10 years, seeing almost every gadget, gizmo and widget before they came mainstream. Wearables, VR and AR really only started to garner traction and attention a few years back and while it’s come a long way since, it still has a long way to […]
If you’re thinking about investing in non-traditional asset classes, fine art should be high on your list of options to explore. Over a span of several decades, fine art’s favorable investment characteristics, such as its ability to act as a store of wealth to hedge against inflation and currency devaluation, have made it an increasingly […]
The Internet scion also suggests that the innovations leading this revolution would most likely be launched outside of the hallowed office buildings of Silicon Valley, Boston, and New York. In starting Revolution Ventures, Case set out to find disruptive technologies in America’s heartland often ignored by typical venture investors.
This week a Harvard Business School student challenged me to name a startup capable of producing an intelligent robot – TODAY! At first, I did not understand the question, as artificial intelligence (AI) is an implement like any other in a roboticist’s toolbox. The student persisted, she demanded to know if I thought that the […]
In today’s era of STEM skills shortages and the brutal “war for talent,” employers are looking for ways to stand apart from their hiring competitors. The young, entrepreneurial, tech workforce wants to make an impact, and a great place for employers to start is on climate action…
If a superhero were a company it might very well be in the form of Ravelin, which is an award-winning fraud detection and prevention platform for online merchants and the payment industry. This security company uses a combination of machine learning and human insight to intercept attacks before they happen. LondonTechWatch spoke with COO Nick […]
Imagine having a personalized robot on your computer that you could delegate all your mundane, boring, every-day tasks to? Well, that’s a reality ever since Softomotive was established in 2005. This London startup was founded on the belief of democratizing RDA (robotic desktop automation) by enabling everyone to have their own personal robot on their […]
Conventional thinking in business has long been that strategic decisions are made by humans, while the focus of automation and machine learning should be on execution. With the speed of change and volume of market feedback today, as well as the advances in machine learning, Amazon, Alibaba, and others have proven the value of software-driven strategy decisions.