Michael Venneri

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New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

MIT Tech Review's 2017 List Of 10 Breakthrough Technologies

Every year since 2002, MIT Technology Review has published its list of the 10 technologies it predicts will have the greatest innovative impact long-term. Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief, and publisher of MIT Technology Review wrote an insightful column in the March/April issue titled The Thinking …

Artificial Intelligence

H-1B and you and me

Let’s talk about something non-awful that Donald Trump has done. (Shouldn’t take long, right? Ba-dum-bump-wince.) Specifically, let’s talk about the draft executive order floating around which calls for H-1B visas to be allotted not by lottery, as they are today, but by auction, so that only …

One Reason Staffers Quit Google's Car Project? The Company Paid Them So Much

For the past year, Google's car project has been a talent sieve, thanks to leadership changes, strategy doubts, new startup dreams and rivals luring …

The Next Blue Collar Job? Coding

The Evolution of the Workforce<p>It almost shouldn’t come as a surprise. In an age defined by advancements in the tech industry, it was only a matter of …

5 Essential Skills for Every Innovation Leader

<b>Innovation leaders are faced with a very tough challenge, charged with both driving leadership in the traditional corporate sense, but also with</b> …

Innovation

Perfect Puttanesca: The Italian Pasta Recipe You Need Right Now

The infamous theory behind the origins of pasta puttanesca ("pasta of the whores") is that the mid-20th century prostitutes of Naples used it to lure …

The Best of California Wine Country

Our definitive guide to Sonoma and Napa Valleys<p>Sonoma Valley<p>How does a green and gold valley roughly 17 miles long and eight miles wide absorb 21/2 …

Top 6 Artificial Intelligence Startups

<b>In the world of technology and innovation, artificial intelligence is the biggest buzzword right now. A lot of startups around the globe are</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

Why 2017 Is the Year to Invest in Artificial Intelligence Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The other day I sat in a coffee shop across from a student who was studying a complex math problem. The equation took up the entire page, and he sat there staring at it for quite awhile. After I thought about how glad I am to not be in school anymore, I started thinking …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video

For non-musicians, sheet music can look incomprehensible. Dots, wavy things, and doodles somehow equate to the written version of music. So how do we …

U.S. Army

4 ways Artificial Intelligence changes the game for SEO

Will 2017 be the year that computers outsmart human brains? Maybe. It’s one of the many high-tech trends that everyone is keeping an eye on.<p>But how does that change the game for Google search and those working so hard to optimize their websites for search?<p>Here are the ways Artificial Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Cybersecurity Stocks for 2017 | Investopedia

Investors were drawn to cybersecurity stocks in 2016 in light of headline-making data breaches and a heightened demand for cloud and Internet of …

Three Data Trends that will define 2017

2017 is here, and it’s time to try to predict what the future holds for us. Here are the trends we think will go big this year and what businesses …

Big Data

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

Self-improvement

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

6 Science-Backed Tips to Impress Everyone You Meet

We've all been there. Sitting across from someone we admire, crippled with anxiety because we don't want to do or say the wrong thing, and knowing …

How to Own the Room: 6 Steps for Boosting Your Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>My coaching clients and the people who take my seminars often voice a similar frustration. By any objective measure, these leaders are ready to move up in their careers, and yet promotions …

Body Language

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The long-term success of a company depends on its ability to spot and nurture high-potential talent.<p>But many a leader assumes that performance alone will carry the day--such is not the case. (Sorry, Justin Bieber. Behavior matters too.)<p>The truth is that top companies known for producing leaders …

Leadership

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Uber’s new AI team is looking for the shortest route to self-driving cars

At this very moment, dozens of Uber’s self-driving cars are touring San Francisco, Phoenix, and Pittsburgh, gathering millions of data points about how to drive in complex environments. Data has become the currency of artificial intelligence—conventional wisdom says the more information your …

Artificial Intelligence

Using these 13 words will help salespeople close deals faster and make tons of money

They say selling is more art than science.<p>And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost …

Alphabet's Moonshot Factory Executive Talks Failure and Self-Driving Cars

For most companies, failure is a reason for staff to be depressed, not a reason for them to throw parties.<p>At Alphabet’s research arm X, formerly …

Concerned About Lackluster Leadership? Make Sure It's Focused on These 4 Outcomes | Inc.com

For all the talking and writing that people do about leadership, it remains a confusing--some might say, muddy--subject:<p>What exactly is leadership?<p>How can you tell good leadership from not-so-good leadership?<p>What exactly does a leader do to earn and retain that moniker?<p>Are some people just born …

Team Building

4 Mistakes Every Startup Makes

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider netwo</i><i>rk is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company's map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a …

Machine Learning

How mixed reality and machine learning are driving innovation in farming

Jeff Kavanaugh Contributor<p>Jeff Kavanaugh is VP and Managing Partner, High-Tech & Manufacturing at Infosys Consulting.<p>Farming is, by far, the most mature industry mankind has created. Dating back to the dawn of civilization, farming has been refined, adjusted and adapted — but never perfected. We, …