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  • Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s not-so-secret weapon for success: M&A

    Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an established CEO, growing your business is always job number one. It’s how you’ll conquer an industry, make a name for yourself, and truly change the world. You may have staked your money on one big idea that paid off, but the next crucial ...

  • Think about death when you start your next company

    Back in high school, my favorite teacher said to me: ”Jonathan. Remember to die a little every day.” Back then, I thought it was a strange thing to say. Both him and I were and are generally optimistic people, so why even bother thinking about such a sad thing as death? And ...

  • 3 types of AI that represent our fears for the future

    The AI icon Andrew Ng is quoted as saying, “Artificial intelligence is the new electricity.”  For anyone reading this, that’s a powerful analogy. Electricity empowers our surge in science and globalization over the past 100+ years, but the analogy falters in one overlooked ...

  • Taylor Swift is watching you watching her

    In 2018, face recognition technology (“FRT”) stumbled from childhood into adolescence in commercial applications. It evolved from being used primarily as a gimmick to unlock your phone or retrieve pictures of specific persons within your 60K pictures, to being used in an almost ...

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