Why Vice Presidents of Digital Product Need to Start Embracing Machine Learning Today
It used to be that you had to program a computer to do certain things. As of the late 1990s, due to the advances in digitization and cheap computing power, scientists can feed computers large amounts of data and enable them to learn from experience.
From Amazon’s product recommendations and [...]
Newsletter | August 3rd, 2017
This week we're talking about full-body VR wearables, human organ factories in New Hampshire, the largest electric vehicle highway in Australia 🛣️⚡, and [w]earables that go into... your ear. 👂
WEARABLES + VR . True whole-body tracking now possible in VR 🏃🕹
Animation Magazine threw out some major +1's this past [...]
Newsletter | July 27th, 2017
This week we're talking about robotic eels tracking water pollution, building DNA from scratch👨🔬, the first floating wind farm💨, and the first solar-powered train ☀️🚆.
ENVIRONMENT . Robotic eels vs water pollution
We have certainly measured water pollution before. But what about measuring water pollution [...]
Newsletter | July 20th, 2017
This week we're talking about smart gloves that translate sign language! 🙋, Moon-mining in 2020 🌕, the top programming languages of 2017 💻, and new, cool, skin-like wearable tech!
WEARABLES . Smart glove can translate sign language 👏
This glove can not only translate sign language into text, but also control [...]
Newsletter | July 13th, 2017
This week we're talking about electric bike-sharing programs 🚲⚡, a new phone that doesn't need a battery 😒, cryptocurrency using more energy than small nations, and an AR device that screws in like a light bulb. Now let's get lit... 💡
TRANSPORTATION . Electric bike-sharing in Denmark, it's moving 🚲⚡
Newsletter | July 6th, 2017
This week we're talking about wearables knowing your drinking limit 🍺🛑, wearables taking your blood 💉, AI better than doctors at matching IVF embryos?, and tracking money 💸 in Macau with facial recognition.
WEARABLES . Telling you to stop drinking ⌚🍺
A lot of people believe that wearables should monitor how [...]
Newsletter | June 29th, 2017
This week we're talking about playing 🕹️ Super Mario Bros. in Central Park, an AR iOS app for real-time measuring, smelling with VR 👃, and one state down (Florida), 46 to go for legalizing robot delivery.
AR . It's Me, Mario, in Central Park 🌲
Abhishek Singh is our hero. This past week, the developer [...]
Newsletter | June 22nd, 2017
This week we're talking about Switzerland with a top 3 global supercomputer, blockchain for refugees, A.I. that can beat Ms. Pac-man, and A.I., again, in competition between Airbnb and hotels.
COMPUTING . U.S. no longer in top 3, welcome Switzerland 🇨🇭
The Swiss have some impressive new supercomputing [...]
Newsletter | June 15th, 2017
This week we're talking about innovative air taxis, a CityTree🌲 that's more than a tree, smart beacons helping the visually impaired, Boeing's dream for self-flying planes ✈️
TRANSPORTATION . Air taxis, for real, and... safer? 🚕 🚁
We know you’re anxiously following the latest developments in the [...]
Newsletter | June 8th, 2017
This week we're talking about AI detecting autism early and accurately, 🇨🇭 Swiss building-sized air purifiers, there may be a sixth taste 👅?, and VR for drug rehabilition.
MEDICAL . AI Detects Austism in Infants Before Humans
Our last newsletter mentioned how the FDA is hiring computer and data scientists like [...]