Category Archives: Trends

Decisioning Challenges of Driverless Cars

It is a lot harder to make an autonomous car than to sell the idea to AI-obsessed audiences. Christian Wolmar, the British author and broadcaster, said in this interview: “This is a fantasy that has not been thought through, and … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Applied: China vs. US

In this MIT Technology Review “Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs” Kai-Fu Lee gives several reasons why China will have at least a 50/50 chance of winning the AI race: 1) China has a huge army of young people coming into AI; … Continue reading

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The end of the beginning

Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, gave a big annual  presentation on the state of tech – ‘the end of the beginning’ at a16z’s annual tech conference on Nov. 16, 2018. “Close to three quarters of all the adults on earth now have … Continue reading

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Small Companies Adopt Business Intelligence and Analytics Twice Faster than Large Organizations

This article discusses “What will the future of business analytics look like?” It states: the future of business analytics is small business! 1 out of 3 small business leaders believe business intelligence (BI) and analytics will have a significant impact on their small … Continue reading

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IBM to Acquire Red Hat

This big announcement came on October 28, 2018. The acquisition is by far IBM’s largest deal ever, and the third-biggest in the history of U.S. tech. In a joint statement IBM and Red Hat stated that the “deal will make … Continue reading

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Going to college is costing less

After decades of increasing tuition, universities are going the other way — either by flattening costs or bringing them right down.The combination of fewer students applying for college and more grants being out given means that higher education is not as expensive … Continue reading

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Tim Berners-Lee: Game On!

With an ambitious decentralized platform, the father of the web  Sir Tim Berners-Lee will launch Inrupt, a startup that he has been building, in stealth mode, for the past nine months. Its mission is to turbocharge a broader movement afoot, among … Continue reading

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