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Here's How Amazon's Jeff Bezos Makes Great Decisions, Super Fast | Inc.com

Amazon is a remarkable company. It's no surprise that it was built by a remarkable mind.<p>The brilliance, philosophy, and quirks of founder and CEO Jeff Bezos are deeply baked into Amazon, which is what makes his pronouncements about his approach to business so fascinating. Each utterance offers …

Jeff Bezos

In Just 3 Words, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught a Brilliant Lesson in Leadership | Inc.com

Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published a new letter to shareholders, in which he refers to the company's timeline as "Day 1," allowing Amazon to continually move forward.<p>What does Day 2 look like?<p>"Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed …

Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk Has Announced a New Goal for SpaceX, and It's Utterly Revolutionary

Leading the Revolution<p>Elon Musk’s SpaceX is currently basking in the light of its latest achievement. The company succeeded in starting a spaceflight …

Space Travel

10 Personality Traits Every CEO Should Have | Inc.com

Becoming a CEO takes hard work and dedication. It isn't for the faint of heart. However, it seems once the magical title is bestowed upon someone, they can forget a lot of traits they admired in their successor.<p>Effective leadership is the most important aspect of a company and its team's success. …

This New AI Is Like Having Iron Man's Jarvis Living on Your Wall

Meet Duo, an AI device that’s “part mirror —all computer.”<p>Unlike standalone devices such as the Amazon Echo, Alexa, or Google Assistant, Duo operates …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's Dilemma</i>.<p>In a keynote presentation at last month's Qualtrics Insight Summit, Christensen …

McDonald's

Demystifying artificial intelligence: Here’s everything you need to know about AI

Crazy singularities, robot rebellions, falling in love with computers … artificial intelligence conjures up a multitude of wild what-ifs. But in the …

With new ecosystems, is the future bright for banking?

Next year is likely to be a game-changing year for the banking and finance sector. As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) are implemented across the European Union, the exclusive control of banks and other financial institutions on financial …

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>Sci-fi depictions of the future would have us thinking of the singularity — when A.I …

Singularity

The 1 Mistake That Causes Most Innovators to Fail, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

You've created an innovative product. Customers love it and pay you quite well for it. You plow your profits back into R&D, making your product ever better, more powerful, and more useful to your customers. This may sound like a formula for success but it's actually the opposite, according to …

Innovation

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn | Inc.com

Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital. In nine years at Sequoia (after stints at Morgan …

New Footage From Magic Leap Is a Thrilling Glimpse of the Future

This is Google Glass, but good.<p>Not a whole lot is known about Magic Leap. As a start-up, it's a mysterious, nearly $800 million operation with huge-name investors like Google, Warner Bros. and Qualcomm. As a gadget, it's some crazy augmented reality device that might actually shoot light into your …

Augmented Reality

Immortal Stem Cells Let Scientists Create an Unlimited Supply of Artificial Blood

This is a big deal for medicine.<p>Researchers have developed a line immortal stem cells that allow them to generate an unlimited supply of artificial …

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to boost the brain to keep up with AI

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has a new company — yes, another one — focused on developing the capabilities of the brain through technological augmentation. Neuralink, the new venture, officially broke cover thanks to a Wall Street Journal article today, though it’s been known for some time that …

Elon Musk Just Launched A Company To Merge Your Brain With A Computer

In case you missed it, Elon Musk is rather concerned about the fate of humanity, given the extreme advancements being made in artificial intelligence …

Intel just painted a target on IBM Watson’s back

Intel announced late last week that it has formed a new AI group to consolidate a number of its programs and acquisitions. It’s headed by Naveen Rao, the former head of Intel acquisition Nervana. This means Intel is making sure is has a major seat at the table as artificial intelligence and machine …

Cognitive Computing