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This week: Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America's police
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Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Your essential reading list for all things AI.
This week: Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America’s police / ‘You’re Pretty Stupid.’ What Can Happen to Your Business When A.I. Goes Awry / Nvidia CEO: Why AI is the single most powerful force of our time / Nike & AngelList acquire Data Companies / and much more…
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Whether hiring bad employees, ignoring goals, or focusing on your needs instead of investors, committing any of these could put you out-of-businessJason Mendelson, co-founding partner, Foundry Group, shares his insight into the 21 ways entrepreneurs could blow up their company.
Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America's police

‘You’re Pretty Stupid.’ What Can Happen to Your Business When A.I. Goes Awry

Jensen Huang interview: Why AI is the single most powerful force of our time

7 Machine Learning Tools For Non-Data Scientists

Machine Learning 101: Everything You Need to Know

Y Combinator-backed Holy Grail is using machine learning to build better batteries

One sector has emerged as the hottest area for AI investment. A top investor at Andreessen Horowitz told us why it's the 'natural next step' for the industry.

Acquisition updates
AngelList Talent Acquires Data Company Prospectify - WSJ

NIKE Acquires Data Science and Demand Sensing Expert Celect

Funding updates
Babylon Health, the U.K.-based startup that has developed a number of AI-based health services, including a chatbot used by the U.K’.s National Health Service to help diagnose ailments, has confirmed a massive investment that it plans to use to expand its business to the U.S. and Asia, and expand its R&D to diagnose more serious, […]
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Ezoic, a Carlsbad, California-based startup developing an AI-driven platform for digital publishers, announced that it has secured a $33 million investment.

OpenSpace uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically create navigable 360-degree photos of construction sites.

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