Alex Cook

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Robot Overlords: AI At Facebook, Amazon, Disney And Digital Transformation At GE, DBS, BNY Mellon

Searching recently for evidence of artificial intelligence taking over our jobs, lives, and everything else, Tom Davenport came up empty. “Nary a robot overlord to be found,” he declared at the 14th MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. A day later, at the 3rd RE•WORK Deep Learning Summit, I found many humans …

Artificial Intelligence

How Amazon Stays More Agile Than Most Startups

Last Thursday, Amazon launched Echo Look. The company’s latest addition, much like its digital cousins, is essentially a Wi-Fi speaker — a sort of Siri-in-a-tube — that listens to and obeys people’s commands. It can call Uber, order pizza from Domino’s, and answer trivia questions. But it can do …

Eric Ries

Why I Don't Prepare For Job Interviews

As a candidate, I have only worked with an external recruiter once. I found it interesting that they told me almost the exact questions to expect …

Programming as a Way of Thinking

Programming has changed. In first generation languages like FORTRAN and C, the burden was on programmers to translate high-level concepts into code. …

Universities finally realize that Java is a bad introductory programming language

CS 106A is Stanford University’s introductory programming course. The module – which is also available to view on YouTube – introduces the fundamentals of coding in an accessible way, and lays the foundations for future growth.<p>Throughout its existence, the course was taught using the Java …

Java