Not long ago, I had a visceral reaction when I read about how Muse writer Kat Boogaard accepted over 300 random LinkedIn requests. It reinforced my stance that I’d only accept them when they were accompanied by a short note.…Read more ›
A rendering of the space hotel Marina
Do you have a hankering for adventure and several million dollars laying around? Then this might be the perfect getaway opportunity for you, if you can hold on tight for a few years.…Read more ›
You’d probably notice this one on your own.
Walking around with a cracked iPhone screen isn’t a good look. It’s a major turn-off in the dating world, and it can be outlandishly expensive and complicated to fix without Apple’s own …Read more ›
Most Econ 101 classes start with an explanation of fixed and marginal cost in the context of factories. The factory is the principal fixed cost — expensive and permanent. Canvas wants to smash this assumption of expensive, inflexible, factories by …Read more ›
Hey, good morning!
AI is learning parkour, Amazon’s huge sale is upon us and we see how technology is replacing painkillers.
These look familiar.
What happens when AI teaches itself parkour?
Come for the reinforcement learning, stay for the GIFs.…Read more ›
Temasek, Singapore’s state-owned investment firm, has jumped into China’s on-demand cycle war after it backed
China’s ride-sharing war is last year’s news. The big battle between Uber and Didi Chuxing is essentially over after the latter agreed to buy …Read more ›
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference after the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany on July 8, 2017.
At the 2016 G-20 summit, in Hangzhou, China, world leaders united in a common determination to implement the Paris …Read more ›
Literally watching ice melt.
You often hear the old canard "all publicity is good publicity," and that’s true — if you don’t care about potential customers reinforcing negative stereotypes around your product.
What is the most damaging negative perception around …Read more ›
MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has developed a new prototype drone that can both fly and drive, and will determine which method to use to optimize battery life, speed and efficiency. It’s a preview of how autonomous urban …Read more ›
Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of Amazon Echo owners have two or more devices, according to Edison Research. This figure is seemingly …Read more ›