Silicon Valley

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The Rise of AI and the Canadian Silicon Valley

Here’s an interesting documentary (“Canada – The Rise of AI”, Ep. 11) on the “Canadian Silicon Valley.” Silicon Valley may be home to some of the biggest tech giants in the world but it’s being challenged like never before. Crazy tech geniuses have popped up all over the planet making things that will blow your […]

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Economics of AI Robotics

Meet California’s New Robot Farmers

Hello World’s Ashlee Vance heads out on Route 395 in a bid to see robots who have become farmers.

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Apple Hires Another Machine Learning Heavyweight from Google to Build World-Class AI Team
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Apple Hires Another Machine Learning Heavyweight from Google to Build World-Class AI Team

The battle for top talent in the AI space is heating up with Apple looking to boost their AI stable. This reminds me of the 90’s when major tech firms would poach talent from each other with impunity. It’s interesting to see how “hot” AI skills have become. Artificial Intelligence Apple has poached another top […]

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Big Data Privacy

How Data Harvesting Really Works

Here’s an interesting (and chilling) look at the business models of the big technology companies. If data is the new oil, then Big Tech is the new Big Oil.

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Startups

Why Scooter Startups Are Worth Billions

I first saw a bunch of scooters randomly strewn around the streets of the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. My first thought that it was some kind of tourist group run amok. A few days I later, I saw the same thing in downtown DC. It turns out that on demand scooter rentals are a thing […]

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