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How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready

In recent years, there has been a staggering surge in interest in intelligent systems as applied to everything from customer support to curing cancer. Simply sprinkling the term “AI” into startup pitch decks seems to increase the likelihood of getting access to funding. The media continuously …

The best Amazon Echo Skills and how to use them

Since Amazon introduced the Echo to the UK in 2016, it has drastically expanded the range of devices you can buy. There's also been a boom in the …

Smart Homes

How to build an artificial brain

Chris Eliasmith, the director of the University of Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, Canada, is trying to build a brain. Eliasmith's …

Neuroscience

The Competitive Landscape for Machine Intelligence

Three years ago, our venture capital firm began studying startups in artificial intelligence. AI felt misunderstood, burdened by expectations from science fiction, and so for the last two years we’ve tried to capture the most-important startups in the space in a one-page landscape. (We prefer the …

Artificial Intelligence

People Are Angry About Globalization. Here’s What to Do About It.

The U.S. is in the midst of a presidential campaign in which both candidates have adopted antitrade stances and one has taken a frankly xenophobic, isolationist stance. The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Much of continental Europe is convulsed with similar combinations of disaffection, …

Globalization

Case Study: How Much Should a New CEO Shake Things Up?

Sena Aslan, the CEO of FDM Turkey, wished the drive from the Ankara airport to the bank’s largest branch were a bit longer. She had made site visits a hallmark of her short tenure at the company’s helm, because they helped her see how frontline employees were weathering the changes she’d been …

Management

Why Are Immigrants More Entrepreneurial?

What do Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post), Dietrich Mateschitz (Red Bull), Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX), and Sergey Brin (Google) have in common? Apart from their success as entrepreneurs, they all share one distinct characteristic: extensive cross-cultural experience. Huffington grew up in Athens …

Entrepreneurship

How Pricing Bots Could Form Cartels and Make Things More Expensive

How competitive is our market economy? Not as much as it ought to be. And the growth of big data threatens to make things even worse. Antitrust regulators already struggle to keep markets competitive. How will they fare in a world where intelligent pricing algorithms subtly collude with one another?<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 People Who Globalized the World

<b>Jeffrey Garten</b> of Yale School of Management discusses how Genghis Khan, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Margaret Thatcher, and others made the world more integrated. Garten is the author of <i>From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization through Ten Extraordinary Lives.</i><p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN …

Yale School of Management

The Sales Role Multinationals Need in Emerging Markets

If you could hire only one more person for your organization this year, where would you make that hire? Sales? Marketing? Finance? Somewhere else?<p>For many executives battling through economic headwinds in emerging markets, the answer tends to be wherever they think someone will provide the …

Management

Make Your Strategy More Agile

Can you run fast and go deep at the same time?<p>Originating from agile software development, the sprint has entered the business mainstream as an increasingly popular means to accelerate business model, product, or service innovation. Sprints break an otherwise long, complex process into sizable, …

Management

Harvard Business Review - Ideas and Advice for Leaders

Management

How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine Management

Many alarms have sounded on the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to upend the workforce, especially for easy-to-automate jobs. But managers at all levels will have to adapt to the world of smart machines. The fact is, artificial intelligence will soon be able to do the …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum computing is poised to transform our lives. Meet the man leading Google's charge

Subscribe to WIRED<p>John Martinis, University of Santa Barbara physics professor and head of Google's quantum computing lab, is less concerned with the …

Quantum Computing

为什么说绝大多数人都是“低品质勤奋者”?

面对时代的飞速变化,你可曾焦虑和无助?<p>也许你见过所在的城市凌晨四点的样子,也曾搭乘最后一班地铁回家。<p>然而,这并不是最可怕的,可怕的是你累得像条狗,感觉身体被掏空,然而却并没有什么卵用。<p><b>也许你也曾像我一样,每天忙碌又疲惫,却依然只是一名“低品质勤奋者”。</b><p><b>一、一个普通“勤奋者”的模糊肖像</b><p>如果你足够勤奋, …