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Published Sunday, March 24, 2019
'Summoning the demon.' 'The new tools of our oppression.' 'Children playing with a bomb.' These are just a few ways the world's top researchers and industry leaders have described the threat that artificial intelligence poses to mankind. Will AI enhance our lives or completely upend them? There’s no way around it — artificial intelligence is more»
Published Sunday, March 24, 2019
It's late March, so the season of madness is upon us. Buzzer-beaters. Cinderellas. Screaming coaches. More billion-dollar IPOs than you can shake a stick at. OK, OK, so that last part doesn't have anything to do with a nation full of office-workers gathering around their computer screens to watch teenagers run and jump and throw a ball through a hoop. But more»
Published Sunday, March 24, 2019
Per-student spending is an easy-to-use measure by which taxpayers can evaluate public school spending and efficiency. Most taxpayers, however, have little or no idea how much is spent per student in public schools. The most commonly reported per-student spending figures in Florida are based solely on funding provided through the Florida Education Finance more»
Published Sunday, March 24, 2019
THIS WEEK ON TED.COM MARCH 24, 2019 TALK OF THE WEEK Phil Plait: The secret to scientific discoveries? Making mistakes 11:08 minutes · Filmed Jun 2018 · Posted Mar 2019 · TEDxBoulder Phil Plait was on a Hubble Space Telescope team of astronomers who thought they may have captured the first direct photo of an exoplanet ever more»
Published Saturday, March 23, 2019
(Reuters) - Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) said on Monday it has agreed to buy Worldpay for about $35 billion, with the U.S. financial services provider striking the biggest deal to date in the fast-growing electronic payments industry. The financial technology sector is consolidating fast, with global payments set to reach $3 trillion a more»
Published Saturday, March 23, 2019
Starbucks is serving up a steaming hot $100 million cash commitment to anchor a new food-focused fund in partnership with the consumer and tech-focused focused private equity firm Valor Equity Partners. The behemoth of burnt-coffee said that its commitment to the Valor Siren Ventures fund is an attempt to focus on “new ideas and technologies that are more»
Published Saturday, March 23, 2019
How do venture deals really work? Whether you’re an entrepreneur raising funds or an investor looking to take your venture finance skills to the next level, Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson have the answers for you. Techstars co-founder Brad Feld and Techstars mentor Jason Mendelson—both renowned venture capitalists, partners at the Foundry Group, more»
Published Saturday, March 23, 2019
Win the chance to pitch your company at the Future of Real Estate Tech Summit in front of over 400 industry leaders. Our annual summit features some of the most successful startups, investors and corporate executives in the real estate and construction industry. The top 10 finalists will be invited to pitch in-person at Future of Real Estate Tech Summit more»
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