Dennis G

Currently traveling around the world, lots of time to read...

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Dennis G

11 days ago

The modern salesperson is a blogger.
A story by proxy of the Internet Mattress Business

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

fastcompany.com

Dennis G

42 days ago

What a weird transition of the recipient of the Nobel peace price. I would love to talk privately to her to know what she really thinks.

What Happened to Myanmar’s Human-Rights Icon?

newyorker.com

Dennis G

70 days ago

Good overview: 30 industries that may be transformed by Blockchain

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 30 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

cbinsights.com

Dennis G

77 days ago

Some truth or just the authors opinion? Definitely an interesting read.

The Mysteries of the Russian Mindset

spiegel.de

Dennis G

172 days ago

Survival of the fittest or maybe cooperation isn't such a bad thing? Peter Thiel wouldn't like this approach.

Survival of the Friendliest

nautil.us

Dennis G

172 days ago

A comprehensive exploration of AI's natural language processing. Very interesting.

4 Approaches To Natural Language Processing & Understanding

topbots.com

Dennis G

176 days ago

When traveling the world you see China everywhere. It IS the new colonial power. Different methods for sure but it's visible everywhere.

Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

nytimes.com

Dennis G

180 days ago

"The end is near" or something like that. I don't think the value of Bitcoin represents a bubble, but who knows, there is no real comparison. The external factor certainly exists as shown by the Chinese government regulating bitcoin and its value declining thereafter. Look where we are today. I think the real threat is implementation errors or things like governments disallowing the use of cryptocurrencies.

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

stratechery.com

Dennis G

182 days ago

Leaded fuel. I still remember that stuff. Didn't know it was THAT bad.

The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of

mentalfloss.com

Dennis G

188 days ago

How vulnerabilities in software make the case for #SaaS and #IoT is next

WannaCry About Business Models

stratechery.com

Dennis G

193 days ago

The future of local news isn't what it is now. Same es everywhere: we need less workers for a similar job.

The Local News Business Model

stratechery.com

Dennis G

200 days ago

Apple isn't the walled garden it wants to be everywhere. The prominence of WeChat creates a different problem for Apple in China.

Apple’s China Problem

stratechery.com

Dennis G

201 days ago

Very good analysis of Amazons business model and strategy.

Amazon Strategy Teardown: Building New Business Pillars In AI, Next-Gen Logistics, And Enterprise Cloud Apps

cbinsights.com

Dennis G

235 days ago

The biggest danger of artificial intelligence #AI is the change in the job landscape: AI taking over white collar jobs is new.

The Arrival of Artificial Intelligence

stratechery.com

Dennis G

238 days ago

Everybody is trying to bundle more things together. Seems like Twitter is being unbundled.

Twitter is being unbundled before our eyes

theverge.com

Dennis G

244 days ago

Using pasture and water flows to model migration patterns of farmers. Those patterns resemble the Silk Road closely. Good idea for finding more interesting things: try to figure out how farmers move about and maybe you'll find some hidden archeological treasures.

Silk Road evolved as 'grass-routes' movement

phys.org

Dennis G

248 days ago

The rise of the useless class

ideas.ted.com

Dennis G

250 days ago

Intel bettting big on the future of cars. This generates quite a good bundle for Intel.

Intel, Mobileye, and Smiling Curves

stratechery.com

Dennis G

262 days ago

Isn't it funny how everything is interconnected? The US wants to do more coal? China gets the lead ok renewables. Politics is still the same everywhere: the Chinese coal sector doesn't like this path of course.

China’s coal companies and coal-dependent provinces are already using Trump administration rhetoric on climate change to press Beijing

3 Things Americans Should Know About China in the Paris Climate Agreement

americanprogress.org

Dennis G

262 days ago

The Great Unbundling

stratechery.com

Dennis G

262 days ago

Microsoft miracle: How Satya Nadella revived tech giant in just three years

afr.com

Dennis G

263 days ago

Another view on Comic Sans: its good for people with dyslexia

Hating Comic Sans Is Ableist

theestablishment.co

Dennis G

266 days ago

How Europe became so rich

aeon.co

Dennis G

266 days ago

China and #artificialintelligence is on the rise. Very interesting point that the language barrier is making it easy for Chinese to access new information but the opposite is not true.

Baidu has rolled out neural network-based machine translation and achieved speech recognition accuracy that surpassed humans

China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom

theatlantic.com

Dennis G

292 days ago

How business models are changing can even be felt in politics as we all know: what used to be a newspaper we base our information on is social media today.

Inspired Media

stratechery.com

Dennis G

293 days ago

The Change of the movie industry after music and newspaper were first is here.

Why Hollywood as We Know It Is Already Over

vanityfair.com

Dennis G

294 days ago

Is combining generative design and machine learning a thing? It should be. Optimize existing structures by looking at variables and feed it into your neural network.

The Bizarre, Bony-Looking Future of Algorithmic Design

wired.com

Dennis G

299 days ago

Spinning a compelling story for any presentation should be everyone's goal. This technique presented here also sounds great!

The Greatest Sales Deck I’ve Ever Seen

medium.com

Dennis G

300 days ago

China increasingly drives global supply and demand, while the West settles for Nobel prizes.

Do We Want to Live in China’s World?

chinafile.com

Dennis G

304 days ago

Very interesting national study in Iceland on the consumption and family life of teens over multiple years. I do believe Iceland is a special case due to its demographic.

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening

mosaicscience.com

Dennis G

306 days ago

I can see the parallels. What to do against this form of politics?

A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media

medium.com

Dennis G

315 days ago

Maybe applicable to other European countries as well. Do the people care more about commercial data collection than they care about national data collection?

are far more concerned about the powers of Google and Facebook to gather information about private citizens than about their intelligence service’s spying

The Swedish Kings of Cyberwar

nybooks.com

Dennis G

315 days ago

Ben gets this right. IoT has the most prominent impact on SmartHomes. How to control your SmartHome? By voice! Amazon does the right thing and I like the open direction of Alexa.

Alexa: Amazon’s Operating System

stratechery.com

Dennis G

332 days ago

Employee engagement and what it has to do with managers. I don't think the title is representative of the article contents.

What Great Managers Do Daily

hbr.org

Dennis G

332 days ago

Is the future of blue collar work hidden within crowd sourcing platforms? In employer-but-not-really services such as Uber? #futureofwork

Inside Amazon's clickworker platform: How half a million people are being paid pennies to train AI

techrepublic.com

Dennis G

334 days ago

A well written easy tutorial on how neural networks work. One more application for regression!

A Visual and Interactive Guide to the Basics of Neural Networks

jalammar.github.io

Dennis G

353 days ago

I like the idea of the universal income I just wonder what would happen to people if they had no job and no chance to get one but enough money to thrive.

Machine Money and People Money

wtfeconomy.com

Dennis G

354 days ago

The next big challenge for Google seems to be machine learning. Yet Amazon just offered the first cloud based FPGA VM

How Google Is Challenging AWS

stratechery.com

Dennis G

355 days ago

The big functional vs. divisional structure question. Is Apple too big for functional?

Apple may have finally gotten too big for its unusual corporate structure

vox.com

Dennis G

355 days ago

What's the current scientific consensus on inner speech? There is none we don't really know.

inner speech has a lot of different functions. It has a role in motivation, it has a role in emotional expression, it probably has a role in understanding our selves as selve

The Running Conversation in Your Head

theatlantic.com

Dennis G

379 days ago

Efficient teams and what A Google research team found out. Psychological group stability is an interesting trait.

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

nytimes.com

Dennis G

386 days ago

Interesting how #globalization can open up new #markets and #tastes if you are able to compare differences.

David Chang’s

wired.com

Dennis G

386 days ago

Moving towards #Niche markets seems to be the new best #strategy for "old technologies" such as the #PC

The future of PCs and Macs is expensive

theverge.com

Dennis G

399 days ago

#Skype Teams? What about #Yammer? Not saying that teams might not be better, but MS really needs a strategy incorporating both products (or drop one)

Chat and the Consumerization of IT

stratechery.com

Dennis G

404 days ago

Silicon Valley Etiquette

medium.com

Dennis G

405 days ago

Facebook now officially joins the enterprise social market. #socialworkplace

Workplace by Facebook opens to sell enterprise social networking to the masses

techcrunch.com

Dennis G

406 days ago

One of the reasons why Chinese quality sometimes isn't on par with Western quality.

most industries here, vital feedback loops are severed. To understand how to make things, you have to use them

Chabuduo! Close enough …

aeon.co

Dennis G

422 days ago

How public perception through the media helps tackle environmental problems.

There Is No Island of Trash in the Pacific

slate.com

Dennis G

422 days ago

The problem with most international aid... even though everybody wants to help and the intentions are good it is not enough to provide hardware.

Because these resources were gifted, farmers have no equity in the ventures. The result is that there's no real ownership or accountability

Why Are Haiti's Coffee Trees So Tall?

reason.com

Dennis G

431 days ago

Reading about Quantum theory is always hard understanding the implications is mind bending.

The Quantum Eraser

hackaday.com

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