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Middle Management Beware: Augmented Intelligence Is Coming for Your Jobs

Many people worry about the impact of artificial intelligence on the world of work. They fear robots could replace workers.<p>But what if this …

Ten Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation

Keara Duggan, Director of Education Elements' Design & Implementation team, provides 10 essential tips for creating a culture of innovation.

San Jose Mayor, Local Elected Officials Slam President Trump’s Proposed Spending Plan | San Jose...

San Jose Inside<p>@sanjoseinside 3 days ago<p>Silicon Valley electeds slam @realDonaldTrump's proposed budget.<p>Metro Newspaper<p>@metronewspaper 3 days …

for Internet-of-Things D...

Any Internet-of-Things (IoT) environment can be a data management challenge because of the huge volumes of data that are created and the latencies …

San Jose: One month after disastrous flood, heartbreak continues for residents

SAN JOSE — With fresh peach-colored paint, elegant pillars and a distinct floral arrangement hanging from its front door, Shannon George’s home at …

San Jose

How AI and blockchain will change business organization

There are good reasons why work is organized around closed, self-contained organizations called “companies” and “corporations”. Nobel prize-winning economist Ronald Coase showed in his theory of the firm that there are three costs in the economy: the cost of finding talent, resources and …

Innovation

The Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs 2017

A growing tech industry is often considered the ultimate sign of a healthy local economy. By that measure, the Bay Area still stands at the top of the heap in the United States, but our survey of the metropolitan areas with the strongest tech job growth turns up some surprising places not usually …

Silicon Valley

Harbinder Sikka, #BeautifySJ Hero

Homeless Infestation on Berryessa Road (San Jose) outside Chevron plant

South San Jose Residents Fed Up With Homeless Camp Behind Their Homes

San Jose Homelessness I KQED Newsroom

‪Honored to join Berryessa community leaders to honor Will Ector, Berryessa Union School District Superintendent, as 2017 Berryessa Citizen of the Year! Well deserved, Will!

Information on San Jose's Opportunity to Work Ordinance

In the shadow of Silicon Valley riches, struggling flood victims unload on contrite San Jose officials

One by one, for more than four hours, dozens of San Jose residents displaced by the city’s worst flooding in memory let city officials have it.<p>Remorseful city officials, who had given a presentation outlining their various failures, listened without interrupting.<p>“You had plenty of data to indicate …

California

The American dream of suburbia is evolving — here’s what it’ll be like to live in the suburb of the future

When Barb and Kevin Francella moved to New Rochelle, New York in 1990, the suburb radiated a sense of the American dream.<p>Clusters of single-family homes boasted large driveways and green lawns. Subdivisions had charming names like Bloomingdale Estates, Quaker Ridge, and Kensington Woods. In the …

Urban Planning

Power to the People: How the Sharing Economy Will Transform the Electricity Industry

The report outlines the major transformations facing the electricity industry, as technology and innovation disrupt traditional models from power …

Renewable Energy

Humans can try to upgrade themselves to gods in these three ways

<i>This is an excerpt from</i> <i>Yuval Noah Harari’s latest book,</i> Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow<i>, which is out now.</i><p>In seeking bliss and immortality humans are in fact trying to upgrade themselves into gods. Not just because these are divine qualities, but because in order to overcome old age and …

Cyborgs

Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill

By Lena H. Sun, (c) 2017, The Washington Post<p>Employers could impose hefty penalties on employees who decline to participate in genetic testing as …

Siri vs Google Assistant vs Cortana vs Alexa: battle of the AI assistants

You can't have failed to notice the rise of the AI-powered assistants on phones, from Siri to Google Assistant to Cortana... and there are apparently …

Automation

Airbus reveals a modular, self-piloting flying car concept

Airbus has been talking about its Vahana flying autonomous vehicle project for a while now, but at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, it’s showing off a concept design created in partnership with Italdesign. The demonstration vehicle offers modular functionality, meaning it an operate both on the …

Transportation

Google makes objects in videos searchable

Have you ever been struck with a mind blank and forgotten the title of a crazy video you wanted to show someone? You know that video… the one with …

Google

Former S.F. supervisor David Campos joins Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County’s newest high-level addition comes with a pedigree from that touristy big city to the north: former San Francisco Supervisor <b>David</b> …

Santa Clara County

San Jose Community

Many vehicles were ravaged by flood water as residents received little or no warning. (Photo by Greg Ramar)<p>While certain regions continue to dominate …

Flippy the robot uses AI to cook burgers

The secret sauce is computer vision and deep learning software.<p>Flippy the robot is starting its culinary career with one simple task, but just like …

Robots

The Future of Technology

Robots have been slowly invading our homes for years. The Roombas vacuum cleaners and countless brands of autonomous lawn mowers have taken on …

Robots

AI to power majority of customer interactions by 2025

Artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality technologies have been consistently on the rise over recent years, but it appears that organisations …

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 Best-Paying Cities For Tech Jobs

Despite the best efforts of cities like New York and Boston, the West Coast still has a tight grip on the top-paying jobs in technology. Job search website Indeed looked at 18 popular positions in tech and found their average salary in cities across the U.S. To see the top 10, open the gallery …

Silicon Valley

The CEO of tech company VMware explained why he thinks Silicon Valley is so bad at philanthropy

Silicon Valley's failure to give more money to charity is "implausible," according to Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Valley giant VMware.<p>Gelsinger told Business Insider during an interview in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2017 that he's campaigning to increase the amount of money that wealthy people in …

Silicon Valley

San Jose area economy strong, but job growth is imperiled

Employment

Peter Thiel's Former Chief Of Staff, Michael Kratsios, To Join Trump As Deputy CTO

Silicon Valley