We've rounded up 30 of the best insights from the articles we published over the last year. Read on for a time-capsule-like toolkit, full of the best tactical wisdom that seasoned company builders had…
Data Scientists are the life blood of your AI transformation, be it Machine Learning or the more popular Deep Learning projects. What was a field previously reserved for researchers and academia has turned into a gold mine for enterprises to monetize upon.
Ming Zeng, the chief strategy officer at Alibaba, talks about how the China-based e-commerce company was able to create the biggest online shopping site in the world. He credits Alibaba’s retail and distribution juggernaut to leveraging automation, algorithms, and networks to better serve customers.
Some of the biggest technology companies look like toys in the beginning. From a classical business building perspective, this shouldn't happen. Toys are for fun. Businesses, especially huge ones, are for making money. Toys are small and of limited use. Large companies contain multitudes
Amid record amounts of capital raised by VCs worldwide, and a sharp rise in the number of private "unicorns," there has been a quiet, barely noticed implosion in early-stage VC activity worldwide. This is now a three-year trend, so cannot be "blamed" on macro
Joerg KornerThere is another reason. The dominance of google and facebook. 80% of referral traffic comes from those two companies. Every startup somehow ends up paying a "tax" to them. This throttles innovation.
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where
Chris MessinaGoogle has the same or similar data. It was always a challenge to figure out how to display data that you provided about someone (on their Google+ profileSee more) versus what they had contributed. We tried to make this clear by splitting it out but people found it hard to understand in practice.
Timo SalorantaEye opening article! It hasn't been well communicated or understood that Facebook combines the data you have told about yourself to what other peopleSee more have leaked about you from their address books. The fact that Facebook keeps all the address book entries uploaded forever has some very surprising, unwanted consequences; it can reveal connections between people without their consent.
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