Apologia for the slow conference. The USI example

Apologia for the slow conference. The USI example

by bold-lichterman
Apologia for the slow conference The USI

Feedback from the USI conference that I have been organizing for 10 years with some personal reflections on the world of conferences. Always… Always Expect The Unexpected! This sentence pronounced at the USI conference in 2013 by Jim lovell, the commander of Apollo 13 (aka Tom Hanks in the film) on his experience aboard the […]

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[CONFIDENTIEL] Google in China, YouTube, MediaSchool Group, Facebook Messenger …

[CONFIDENTIEL] Google in China, YouTube, MediaSchool Group, Facebook Messenger …

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Despite the Chinese authorities’ mistrust of it, Google is stepping up its efforts to increase its presence in the Middle Kingdom. The Mountain View firm has opened an office in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, according to an internal email obtained by TechCrunch. It is not a full-fledged Google campus but rather a workspace that […]

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Oodrive offers Orphea to better manage sensitive data

Oodrive offers Orphea to better manage sensitive data

Oodrive offers Orphea to better manage sensitive data

Oodrive continues to strengthen its position in the management of sensitive data. The French publisher, which campaigns for a more secure cloud that respects personal data, announced the acquisition of the company Orphea, specializing in the management of digital assets (Digital Asset Management). The financial terms of the transaction have not been specified. Founded in […]

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[CONFIDENTIEL] Spotify, Buzzfeed, Amazon HQ2, Facebook Watch Party, Apple …

[CONFIDENTIEL] Spotify, Buzzfeed, Amazon HQ2, Facebook Watch Party, Apple …

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Spotify, the leader in paid music streaming, will diversify with a news, sports, pop culture and political podcast offer, in order to capture radio / podcast listeners from its great rival Apple. Eight companies, such as BuzzFeed or Refinery29, will produce new content for this initiative called Spotlight. Thus, BuzzFeed will produce a 4-7 minute […]

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[London Calling] Pipedrive, London BlockChain Week, LinkedIn …

[London Calling] Pipedrive, London BlockChain Week, LinkedIn …

London Calling Pipedrive London BlockChain Week LinkedIn

This month, Stéphanie Bouchet (@rougefrog), the correspondent of FrenchWeb in London and founder of RougeFrog, evokes the news of Tech City. On the menu: Guest of the Month: Laurence Brett – CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) Pipedrive. Event of the Month: The London BlockChain Week which takes place January 19-26 in London. Trend of the Month: […]

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NowThis social publisher reconnects its website, 3 years after its closure

NowThis social publisher reconnects its website, 3 years after its closure

NowThis social publisher reconnects its website 3 years after its

The return of the website Could it be in the old websites that we finally make the best soups? In any case, it is an astonishing movement that NowThis has just made, known to be one of the pioneers of millennial media and precursors of social video – this square and subtitled format, now well […]

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[CONFIDENTIEL] Station F and its 13 Fighters, Baidu and its AI labs, Facebook in China, WhatsApp in India …

[CONFIDENTIEL] Station F and its 13 Fighters, Baidu and its AI labs, Facebook in China, WhatsApp in India …

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Station F yesterday unveiled the names of the 13 start-ups selected for its Fighters Program. It welcomes entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds, with complicated personal backgrounds or who have served in prison. For a year, they will have free access to Founders Program resources in order to develop their business project. The 13 applications were selected […]

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Facebook wants to recruit around sixty AI experts for its Paris center by 2022

Facebook wants to recruit around sixty AI experts for its Paris center by 2022

Facebook wants to recruit around sixty AI experts for its

After deciding in 2015 to set up its research center on artificial intelligence in Paris with around thirty researchers led by Yann LeCun, Facebook announces that it wants to double the capacities of this research laboratory at the heart of the “Facebook AI Research” network by Europe. This project is accompanied by a funding program […]

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Deep learning, autonomous weapons and the future of AI

Deep learning, autonomous weapons and the future of AI

Deep learning autonomous weapons and the future of AI

Photo Credit: Shutterstock Artificial intelligence feeds as many fantasies as it does research papers. To explore this fascinating subject, I have met many professionals (academics and entrepreneurs) over the past several weeks, culminating in this meeting with Professor Stuart Russell, from the University of Berkeley. An AI pioneer always fascinating in his speeches (I advise […]

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[Made in Italie] Codemotion, Milano Digital Week …

[Made in Italie] Codemotion, Milano Digital Week …

Made in Italie Codemotion Milano Digital Week

From the Codemotion start-up to Milano Digital Week: an overview of current events in the digital ecosystem in Italy with Philippe Tandeau de Marsac. The Codemotion team The slump in which the venture capital market finds itself in Italy (only 130 million euros invested in start-ups in 2017, a result well below expectations) should not […]

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