Sachin Gaur

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1/ The crypto education thread: I get asked constantly for educational resources and it's tough - have to follow a "spiral", circling around the fields that contribute to cryptocurrency understanding, with each gradually making more sense relative to your knowledge of the others. https://t.co/aEc8vLdJEL

How a Pioneer of Machine Learning Became One of Its Sharpest Critics

Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.<p>Artificial intelligence owes a lot of its smarts to Judea Pearl. In the 1980s he led efforts that allowed machines to reason probabilistically. Now he’s one of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Blockchain is Hard

The hype around blockchain is massive. To hear the blockchain hype train tell it, blockchain will now:<p>Solve income inequality<br>• Make all data secure …

Blockchain

Why a Flat Organizational Structure will Fail as You Grow

A few years ago, having a flat organizational structure was all the rage. Well-known companies like Zappos, Medium, and Buffer were singing its …

Management

Killing Strategy: The Disruption Of Management Consulting

Before Bruce Doolin Henderson opened the doors of Boston Consulting Group on July 1, 1963, the concept of “competition” barely existed in American …

Management

No One Knows Your Strategy — Not Even Your Top Leaders

The CEO of a large technology company (let’s call it Generex) recently reviewed the results of her company’s annual employee engagement survey and …

Management

Art and Cosmology in India

The best way to understand India is through its art and the cosmology. Textbook narratives often overlook the synthesizing principles that represent …

Hinduism

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Entrepreneurship

Apple thinks putting on a VR headset could help fight nausea in the car

Maybe you could fight zombies from a self-driving vehicle, too.<p>Once cars drive themselves, how will their bored human passengers spend their time—and fight off motion sickness? Instead of staring out the window at the landscape, perhaps, thanks to virtual reality, the quotidian scene could be …

Virtual Reality

All villages in India electrified 12 days ahead of PM Modi's deadline

India has electrified all its villages 12 days ahead of a deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government said on Sunday, which could …

India

Augmented Reality Is Going to Change Board Games for the Better

No more stepping on Monopoly pieces.<p>Apple, Facebook, and numerous other Silicon Valley companies have made big bets on augmented reality. The …

Augmented Reality

What are Liberating Structures?

How to start using Liberating Structures in your organisation or group<p>What are Liberating Structures?<p>Liberating Structures are a selection of 33 …

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From AR to VR: After games, what’s the next big market for ‘extended reality?’

It’s OK to be confused about what the hot markets will be for digitally extended reality. Because figuring out which uses will become popular next — …

Augmented Reality

Traditional Organizations And The New Decentralization: The Power Of Blockchain

<b>May 16th-17th, 2018</b><p>In which sectors can Blockchain change our daily lives? What does it propose a new scheme of decentralization and trust? How to …

Blockchain

Steps in a Design Thinking Process

Understanding is the first phase of the design thinking process. During this phase, students immerse themselves in learning. They talk to experts and …

Design

Why the future of immersive storytelling is in ‘all shades of reality’

Lucasfilm has had decades to perfect its storytelling craft in film and TV. However, the same can’t be said for its work in immersive entertainment, which encompasses virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality technologies.<p>But with the help of its experimental ILMxLAB division, the …

Virtual Reality

Philip Ball’s Beyond Weird is a whirlwind tour of the strangeness of quantum physics

Quantum physics is less about particles and waves, uncertainty and fuzziness, than information: about what can be known and how.<p>“If I could tell you …

Quantum Mechanics

Talent war in Silicon Valley demands high salary

Employees at Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. earned "a median pay package of more than $197,000" in 2017, around 18% lower than Facebook's …

Silicon Valley

What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher? A Conversation With John Hattie

11:45<p>Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion …

Pedagogy

The State of AI

Andrew Ng, Deeplearning.ai; Stanford University<p>November 7, 2017 | EmTech | 3913 Views<p>Andrew Ng shares what it takes to create an “AI-first …

Artificial Intelligence

My takeaways from Stephen Downes’ talk on personal learning

In general, I have great intentions to watch recorded presentations. However, in reality, just like the number of philosophy books I get around to …

Learning

The quadratic formula and low-precision arithmetic

What could be interesting about the lowly quadratic formula? It’s a <i>formula</i> after all. You just stick numbers into it.Well, there’s an interesting …

Mathematics

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Customers

Episode 39: A Conversation with David Brin

Transcript<p><b>Byron Reese: This is Voices in AI brought to you by GigaOm, and I’m Byron Reese. Today our guest is David Brin. He is best-known for</b> …

The IQ trap: how the study of genetics could transform education

The study of the genes which affect intelligence could revolutionise education. But, haunted by the spectre of eugenics, the science risks being lost …

Quinnsights: Building a Learning Culture

In a previous column I talked about the need to work smarter via an ecosystem. One aspect of that has been implicit rather than explicit, and I want …

Design Thinking Is B.S.

In a recent talk at the School of Visual Arts, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen argues against the cult of design thinking.<p><i>This article was adapted with permission from a talk Pentagram partner Natasha Jen gave for the MA Design Research, Writing, and Criticism Department at the School of Visual Arts</i> …

Design

Why Work Out Loud? – Technology Meets Culture

In this post I’ll have a go at summarising my approach to working in the open and why I think it’s more beneficial than working behind closed …

Is Stevia Better for You Than Sugar?

Every time you pour yourself a cup of diner coffee, it may seem you have more and more options for sweeteners to put in it — yellow, blue, and pink …