Alex Cheung

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Lamborghini is rewriting the rules on carbon fiber with a crazy new way to make it

As an exotic car manufacturer, Lamborghini is accustomed to building small numbers of extremely expensive and advanced supercars. It’s part of what …

Five Myths About Machine Learning You Need To Know Today

Ask most people outside academia or Silicon Valley what comes to mind when they hear the term “machine learning” and you’re likely to get a response …

16 accidental inventions that changed the world

Other stumble upon a brilliant innovation purely by luck.<p>We should all be grateful that the universe gifted us with these world-changing, accidental inventions.<p><i>Alyson Kreuger and Drake Baer contributed additional research to this article.</i>

Inventions

The next wave in software is open adoption software

Jake Flomenberg Contributor<p>Jake Flomenberg is a partner at Accel.<p>There’s a big shift happening in how enterprises buy and deploy software. In the last few years, open technology — software that is open to change and free to adopt — has gone from the exception to the rule for most enterprises. We’ve …

Innovation

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This

Use your brain to create a compelling pitch<p>My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint …

Personalized Machine Learning Now Sits In Your Back Pocket

Snips is an AI platform looking to streamline the way you live your life

Machine Learning

Google's new products prove it has still the best tech chops — but it might not matter

Its new conversational assistant, for example, will take its traditional search product to the next level, letting users ask it questions, find suggestions, or book services through text chat in its new messaging app Allo or voice, in its new smart speaker, Home.<p>Google's building on many years of …

Artificial Intelligence

One of the top Apple followers is worried that it could turn into BlackBerry

In a blog post, Arment argues that BlackBerry was great at creating phones and dominated the market before Apple released the iPhone.<p>The problem was that the iPhone release didn't just create a better smartphone — it changed what people used them for entirely.<p>BlackBerry was great at creating at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Google doesn't need 5 chat apps, and Hangouts should die first

In case you haven’t noticed, Google has been busy lately. Among the plethora of news at its I/O conference, it launched three new communication apps in the span of one week: Spaces, Allo and Duo. They join the existing Hangouts and Messenger apps.<p>So here’s something of an obvious rant: Google does …

Bill Gates-approved historian says AI will make some people totally useless

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Making dire predictions is easy and safe.<p>If you're wrong, you'll have a nice surprise. If you're right, however, everyone will respect your fine judgment.<p>Still, some dire predictions simply make …