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Month: September 2017 (page 1 of 160)

Artificial intelligence is about the people, not the machines

b From hedge funds to venture capital firms, everyone in finance has some idea about how data and quantitative analysis will reshape their industry. Firms like Signal Fire track engineers as they move from company to company to draw attention to growing startups. And funds like Numerai and Quantopian are putting faith in quants to determine optimal trading strategies. Bridgewater Associates,… Read More

by John Mannes
#TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/artificial-intelligence-is-about-the-people-not-the-machines/?ncid=rss
 

Where human intelligence outperforms AI

With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite the current excitement over the wonders of artificial intelligence, one company is betting that human intelligence can still deliver solutions for businesses that AI cannot hope to match. Article One Partners (AOP) is a crowdsourced network of over 42,000 researchers in 170 countries — 42% of whom have graduate degrees in a… Read More by David Kline #TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/where-human-intelligence-outperforms-ai/?ncid=rss

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Corporate sustainability must give way to corporate responsibility

To successfully address the unprecedented man-made environmental crises we face, it’s time to retire the word sustainability. Read More by Gunnar Lovelace #TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/corporate-sustainability-must-give-way-to-corporate-responsibility/?ncid=rss

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Gillmor Gang: The Black Album

The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, David Weinberger, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live 9.30.17. Cluetrain meets Blockchain, Twitter and the death of brevity, Who are the arbiters? G3: Algorithm and Blues — Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Social media, Facebook and the Russians, bad algorithms,… Read More by Steve Gillmor #TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/gillmor-gang-the-black-album/?ncid=rss

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Where human intelligence outperforms AI

With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite the current excitement over the wonders of artificial intelligence, one company is betting that human intelligence can still deliver solutions for businesses that AI cannot hope to match. Article One Partners (AOP) is a crowdsourced network of over 42,000 researchers in 170 countries — 42% of whom have graduate degrees in a… Read More

by David Kline
#TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/where-human-intelligence-outperforms-ai/?ncid=rss
 

Corporate sustainability must give way to corporate responsibility

To successfully address the unprecedented man-made environmental crises we face, it’s time to retire the word sustainability. Read More

by Gunnar Lovelace
#TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/corporate-sustainability-must-give-way-to-corporate-responsibility/?ncid=rss
 

Gillmor Gang: The Black Album

The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, David Weinberger, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live 9.30.17. Cluetrain meets Blockchain, Twitter and the death of brevity, Who are the arbiters? G3: Algorithm and Blues — Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Social media, Facebook and the Russians, bad algorithms,… Read More

by Steve Gillmor
#TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news
https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/gillmor-gang-the-black-album/?ncid=rss
 

How to fix your sucky startup storytelling

So a startup walks into a bar… bet you want to know what happens next, right? All the best stories are the ones that hook you right from the very beginning, and hold your interest till the end. But more often than not, you’ll have a hard time doing that when telling people about your awesome new enterprise. Why is that? Well, the short answer is: your storytelling skills suck. Cheer up! While you’ll probably never win a Pulitzer Prize, there are some simple guidelines you can follow that will help you create compelling, memorable stories that will help define…This story continues at The Next Web by Magali De Reu #TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news

https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/09/30/fix-sucky-startup-storytelling/

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Defakto’s Vektor strikes a great balance as a minimalist, slim automatic watch

Defakto is a small German watchmaker that has made a name for itself over the years thanks to the unique, but classic designs it boasts thanks to mark founder Raphael Ickler. The latest watch from Ickler and Defakto, the Vektor, continues this tradition of smart, minimalist looks, but adds a very slim case thanks to use of a Miyota 9015 automatic Japanese movement, and brings some extra… Read More by Darrell Etherington #TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/defaktos-vektor-strikes-a-great-balance-as-a-minimalist-slim-automatic-watch/?ncid=rss

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Thinking about the social cost of technology

All too often the fact that human lives are increasingly enmeshed with and dependent on ever more complex, and ever more inscrutable, technologies is considered a good thing. Negatives don’t generally get dwelled on. And for the most part people are expected to move along, or be moved along by the tech. Read More by Natasha Lomas #TechCrunch #ITNews #tech #news

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/30/thinking-about-the-social-cost-of-technology/?ncid=rss

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