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Category: Technology

Forget Personalisation

True personalisation is unachievable due to poor data quality, but it’s ineffective anyway and should be replaced with creative that resonates with everyone. Most personalisation efforts are powered by third-party data. Marketers infer who customers […]

Why is Dall-E 2 So Contentious?

Dall-E 2 can conjure vivid pictures of dogs in berets to astronauts playing basketball. It also represents every major ethical concern there is about AI. OpenAI published a detailed document on the “Risks and Limitations” […]

The Internet is Made of Demons

Could it be that we’ve all plugged our consciousnesses into a planet-sized sigil that summons demons? According to one theory, the internet is made of demons. Like most theories about the internet, this one is […]

The Boneyard Principle

Most successful consumer social products walk through a boneyard of failures before achieving victory. Before TikTok came Vine, before Tinder came, and before Instagram and Snap came Flickr. Each of these groups shared the […]

Zuckerberg’s Big Hopes for Smart Glasses

Meta is racing to release its first AR glasses in 2024, but sources believe it’ll take a lot longer for them to become mainstream. The demonstrations during Zuckerberg’s Meta presentation, such as playing virtual chess […]

The Real Incentive for Blockchains

While many cynical investors are excited about the possibility of betting on the right token and getting rich quickly, there is a smaller but more earnest contingent of people who see something bigger at play. […]

Moore’s Law for Everything

My work at OpenAI reminds me every day about the magnitude of the socioeconomic change that is coming sooner than most people believe. Software that can think and learn will do more and more of […]

Fusion Tech is Set to Unlock Near-Limitless Energy

Quaise plans to use fusion technology to drill the deepest holes in history, unlocking clean, virtually limitless, geothermal energy to re-power fossil-fueled power plants all over the world. Everyone knows the Earth’s core is hot, […]

Network Effects Predict the Future of Facebook

Facebook stands alone in the depth and variety of network effects they’ve built, even though most go undetected. As a result, their defensibility is unparalleled. Facebook represents a completely new type of media company. All […]

Meta’s Yann LeCun Strives for Human-Level AI

What is the next step toward bridging the gap between natural and artificial intelligence? Yann LeCun, Chief AI Scientist at Meta and the recipient of the 2018 Turing Award, is betting on self-supervised learning, machine […]

A Big Bet to Kill the Password for Good

After a decade of work, the FIDO Alliance says it’s found the missing piece in the bridge to a password-free future. After years of tantalizing hints that a passwordless future is just around the corner, […]

‘No-Code’ Brings the Power of A.I. to the Masses

A growing number of new products allow anyone to apply artificial intelligence without having to write a line of computer code. Proponents believe the “no-code” movement will change the world. Sean Cusack, a software engineer […]