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Amazon’s fundamental weakness that Bezos can turn into a strength

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As brick & mortar retailers file bankruptcy, the plight of small manufacturers becomes much more perilous. They won’t be able to survive selling on Amazon. Here’s why and it exposes a big weakness about...
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3 Technological Revolutions that will Accelerate Us Into the Future

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Intro to GNR(Genetics, Nanotechnology, and Robotics) As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fanboy of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR and how...
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What would it take for a robot to lie when asked by a human?

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Big lies, little lies and lies of omission play an essential role in society. Without occasionally concealing our true opinions about people around us, we could never be able to create lasting social bonds....
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Why We Invested In Labelbox aka “The Pickaxe” Of The AI Revolution

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We just invested in Labelbox as part of their $40M series C led by B Capital, here is some of the coverage: Business Insider, VentureBeat, company's blog post. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund...
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Five technology quotes that have impressed me

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People say that a picture is worth a thousand words. A single picture can say more about the world than an entire article. This has been the mantra for years of photojournalists who used...
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5 Powerful Ways to Increase Sales by Leveraging Data Effectively

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If you’re interested in increasing sales, utilizing the power of data could be the right move. Here are 5 ways to effectively leverage data for improving those sales.  With the advent of digitalization and technology,...
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Apple Should Compete With Tesla

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Apple makes computers and phones. Tesla makes cars and batteries. One has been at the forefront of computing and communications products, while the other is at the cutting edge of the automotive industry. Apple...
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Synthetic Biology — Golden Land Of Startups?

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Synthetic biology is the branch of biotech that is about creating new biological parts from scratch or from templates in nature. It is often about genes or proteins that can be used in research...
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CatalyzeX: A must-have browser extension for machine learning engineers and researchers

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A FREE browser extension that finds code implementations for ML/AI papers anywhere on the internet (Google, Arxiv, Twitter, Scholar, and other sites) Code is one of the fundamental building blocks in machine learning research. Engineers...
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Can De-Identification Protect Your Online Privacy?

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Introduction In the last few years, the global population has an increase in privacy concerns. After the Facebook scandal in the 2016 U.S election, people start to realize how valuable their data is. But is...
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2020’s Regulatory Impacts & Our Innovation and Regulation Wishlist for 2021

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Joann Barefoot of Alliance for Innovative Regulation and Jason Henrichs of Alloy Labs Alliance join Dara Tarkowski to discuss innovation and regulation in 2020 and 2021. The top takeaway of 2020 was the acceleration...
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Marketing’s New Dynamite: Korean Pop Group BTS Leads The Way

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When it comes to digital marketing and communication the eminently powerful guidelines are:  Engage & Involve. For all the right reasons. Consider 20th-century marketing and communication. When people wanted to buy whatever ware or...
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Is Silicon Valley Dying? No And Why It Still Makes Sense For Entrepreneurs

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There are these headlines: Aug 26, 2020: Palantir’s Bay Area move makes Denver the city to watch amid Silicon Valley’s exodus Dec 1, 2020: Hewlett Packard Enterprise moving headquarters from Silicon Valley Dec 12, 2020: Oracle to...
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Humanitarian Aid – Helping Refugees With Blockchain

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More than 6.6 million Syrians seek refuge in neighboring countries. Another 6 million more remain displaced internally. Close to 2.7 million Afghans have fled from the war-torn nation. An equal number of them were displaced...
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Alpha Fold and GPT – How Radical Technology Disruptions Will Affect Our Future

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In 2019, I wrote about the top 10 people you need to follow if you care about AI.  Recently, two institutions mentioned in my previous article made promising breakthroughs that are worth looking into...
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Keeping mHealth Apps Secure: What Developers Can Do to Keep User Data Private in...

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Former hacker and cybersecurity expert Alissa Knight talks about her latest research on vulnerabilities in data privacy for the telemedicine and health app space. Telemedicine and mobile health space can take simple, basic steps...
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Unearthed Crypto Gem Poised for Resurgence

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Another Shot at Getting in “Early” You don’t always get a second chance at early discovery. Whether it’s a stock, a cryptocurrency, or a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), many of us learn of certain...
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The whole is more of the sum of its parts. How to grow big...

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A circular data economy creates a corporate advantage for the entire ecosystem. What to consider when acquiring or divesting, no matter the asset (a company, a patent, or training for yourself)? As a result of...
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Technology Addiction — Is it real?

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The notification bell rings. You get the urge to check it. You took your phone and checked it. “Wow…One more like for my pic” or no bell and “Why my pic don’t get likes?”. Just...
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PolyFuzz — Advanced Fuzzy Matching Framework

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Alternative to fuzzy matching techniques for NLP to enhancing performance Working with natural language processing we might faced a lot of scenario to use various string matching techniques. Mostly we use fuzzy matching techniques to...