Matthew Stotts

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AI Software Juggles Probabilities to Learn from Less Data - MIT Technology Review

Machine learning is becoming extremely powerful, but it requires extreme amounts of data.<p>You can, for instance, train a deep-learning algorithm to …

What’s Next for AI Home Assistants - MIT Technology Review

The world has already fallen in love with AI home assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant. Now what?<p>Anyone who’s used a device like …

Artificial Intelligence

Earbuds That Give You More Selective Hearing - MIT Technology Review

Your earbuds can probably play music, take phone calls, and summon a personal assistant like Siri or Google Now, but they’re not very smart.<p>Over the …

Consumer Tech

Neural Network Learns to Synthetically Age Faces, and Make Them Look Younger, Too - MIT Technology Review

The way we age is deeply fascinating. Indeed, knowing how our faces will look in 20, 30, or 40 years’ time is a trick that many would find …

Deep Learning

The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine May Not Be as Smart as You Think - MIT Technology Review

The power of big data and psychological profiling may be transforming the face of politics and the mainstream media, but it’s very difficult to say …

Intelligence

AI’s PR Problem - MIT Technology Review

HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> features a common plot device—synthetic hosts rising up against their callous human creators. But is it more than just a plot twist? …

Artificial Intelligence

What I Learned from David Skok’s Interview on SaaStr

There is always more to learn in the world of SaaS, and David Skok’s interview on SaaStr was full of practical and actionable information. SaaS is …

Product Management

Embrace the fear (or SaaS best practices) and move forward

To build useful unit economic models, the best practices we are seeing is to look at empirical data using customer cohorts. Jonathan Hsu at Social …

Aaron Levie, Founder & CEO @ Box Shares The 3 Stages To Company Scaling in Enterprise

<b>Welcome to Episode 100!</b> We’ve got a special guest to celebrate what has quickly become the most listened-to podcast in the industry, with over 50,000 …

Startups

Snap shares soar 44% to $24.48 on first day of trading, worth $28 billion

After a doozy of a morning, Snapchat owner Snap finished its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $24.48 per share. That left the company with a market cap north of $28 billion.<p>That’s far, far, and away above the price Snap set last night, $17 per share, when the company raised …

#Nasdaq's @KarinMcKinnell welcomes @AlarmDotCom to ring the @Nasdaq Opening Bell to celebrate their #IPO today! $ALRM http://t.co/mggCMTDUm8

Alarm.com - Home Security Systems, Alarm Monitoring, Video & Energy Management.

3 Steps to Get a System<p>Find an Expert<p>Connect with one of our Authorized Smart Home Security Providers.<p>Find an Authorized Service Provider in your …

Nasdaq's Q2 IPO Highlights: http://spr.ly/6189B8JiS #1ExchangeForIPOs

Nasdaq is the Number 1 Exchange for IPOs in 2015

Nasdaq is the Number 1 Exchange for #IPOs in 2015<p>As of the end of the second quarter, we have welcomed 122 new listings, including 76 Initial Public Offerings, to our market with combined proceeds raised totaling approx. $7.5 billion YTD.<p>That’s over 70 percent of all U.S. IPOs and more than double …

Times Square

Nasdaq has raised $4.8 Billion from IPOs in Q2 #1ExchangeForIPOs http://spr.ly/6184B8Kr4

An Insider's Guide to Convertible Debt vs. Equity

In the annals of Blog Posts About Things I Don’t Care About, Convertible Debt versus Equity is high on the Top 10 List. It’s not higher than How to …

5 Steps To Work Full-Time & Travel Year Round

Jun 11, 2015<p>I often get asked, how is it that you travel so much?<p><i>Do you even work?</i><p><i></i>To which I often reply<i>: sometimes</i>… 😉<p>The truth is I work 70-80 …

Harvard Business School

How to Make Yourself Into CEO Material

Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz argues that CEOs are made, not born. Here's how he thinks you can hone your entrepreneurial skill set.<p>Belief in talent can be dangerous.<p>Decades of scientific research shows that believing your inherent aptitude for a skill is set at birth is de-motivating. In …

How we did 15 startups in 21 months: Part 1

Our journey, truimphs and failures (so far…)<p>Our Background<p>Ali, and I sold Peanut Labs about 3 years ago. Peanut Labs was our first real venture …

How to write a forwardable introduction email

Getting an introduction is a basic things that startup founders do pretty much every day. We talked about introductions in the post about business …

Business Development

Seres Therapeutics IPO Soars, Raises $133 Million

<b>Seres Therapeutics</b> (MCRB) turned in the strongest performance of several initial public offerings that began trading Friday. Seres priced at 18, …

Stock Markets

Producing Your First Conference

The go-to checklist to get your first event off the ground.<p>It's not easy to plan an event that draws the <i>right</i> crowd. By getting the right people in the room, you'll have a balance between buyers and sellers, which provides more value to the networking, says Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO of Kite Hill PR, …

NBP018 - Getting Started with Outsourcing & Virtual Assistants, the Right Way!

Introducing the Student Founder Handbook

<i>A set of resources compiled specifically for young student entrepreneurs, powered by the team at Rough Draft Ventures</i><p>What’s great about the startup …

Google Cloud Makes It Easy To Deploy Apps In One Click

Google’s Cloud service just got a little easier to use. Today, it announced Google Cloud Launcher which makes it easy to deploy applications like WordPress or entire stacks like LAMP in a single click.<p>The new launcher features more than 120 open source applications that are either configured by …

Google Cloud Platform

David Heinemeier Hansson: Every Employee Should Work From Home

To understand the importance and widespread “work at home” epidemic, I spoke to David Heinemeier Hansson, who is a partner at the web-based software development firm 37signals. Hansson co-wrote <i>Agile Web Development with Rails</i> with Dave Thomas in 2005 as part of The Facets of Ruby Series. He also …