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Category Archives: Technology & Innovation

China’s Growing AI Phenomenon

Kai-Fu Lee is one of the best-known Chinese AI experts, with an impressive list of accomplishments already behind him: founder of Microsoft’s Beijing based research lab, founding president of Google China, and current CEO of the venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures. His next big project:

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Wizrd: The Future of Food Delivery?

Bots aren’t just for crumby customer service anymore. Take Facebook’s Messenger for example, where bots have cropped up in nearly every sector: analytics, entertainment, personal finance, even HR – and that’s just on Facebook. Partnering with VC giants Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins

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The Decline of the Vine Era

  Twitter announced that it would be phasing out Vine, the popular short-form video App that it purchased in 2012. The move fits into a broader series of cutbacks and reorganization of the popular media giant, who saw a disappointing 2nd quarter of profits. At

Are News Algorithms Friend or Foe?

Our generation is notoriously known for information overload. Our lives are intertwined with social media platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram, and at this point it is impossible to open your phone without seeing either a local news notification on your home screen, or Snapchat

This Is How Your Habits Are Formed

Much of our daily life is permeated by behaviors we are so used to we hardly consider them individually anymore. Do you get hungry and eat dinner at around the same time every night? Do you brush your teeth every morning when you wake up? What