The Eve of Disruption

The Eve of Disruption

While grabbing coffee at a recently renovated McDonald's, Frank ponders the future of work: both low-skill and higher skill work. There's going to be no... Details
The 'Godfather of Deep Learning' on Why We Need to Ensure AI Doesn't Just Benefit the Rich

The ‘Godfather of Deep Learning’ on Why We Need to Ensure AI Doesn’t Just Benefit the Rich

In this interview with Geoffrey Hinton, Martin Ford asks the pioneering AI researcher about the economics of a world dominated by AI and what to... Details
To Lower Cost of Self-Driving Cars Waymo Starts Selling Sensors

To Lower Cost of Self-Driving Cars Waymo Starts Selling Sensors

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google Alphabet, is selling the laser-mapping sensors used on its driverless vehicles to other companies. In the video below,... Details
Machine Learning Predictions: 60% Of Companies Bring AI Into Everyday Business By 2022

Prediction: 60% Of Companies Bring AI Into Everyday Business By 2022

If you think that the excitement around AI lacks merit, then you may want to reconsider that point of view after reading this article from... Details
Where and How is AI Actually Being Adopted

Where and How is AI Actually Being Adopted?

Now that AI has "escaped the lab," there are two main questions: what's next and how is next? One of the more pressing questions that... Details
AI in Customer Experience

AI in Customer Experience

The AI Today podcast has an interesting episode on the use of AI in customer experience and how chatbots, among other uses of AI, may... Details
China’s Rise in Artificial Intelligence

China’s Rise in Artificial Intelligence

Here’s an interesting look at the rise of China’s AI startup scene and why they may leapfrog the US in innovation. Details
Better Together: Humanity + Machine Learning

Better Together: Humanity + Machine Learning

In this talk by a16z operating partner Frank Chen, given at the annual a16z Summit, Chen goes beyond the hype to look forward at how... Details
If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

While the AI revolution will first automate away most of the jobs first, what happens next? Will they ever become conscious? How will we know?... Details
The Automated World

The Automated World

The Verge has an interesting video on the impact of automation on job markets and what that means for economies and societies. Details