Innovation Lessons from DARPA

Most of us know that DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) brought us GPS, speech recognition, drones, nanotechnology, self-driving cars, ballistic missile defense and (of course) the Internet. What doesn’t get as much coverage is the thinking and strategy that…
What AI Strategy Should Your Startup Adopt?

The first 6-game match between Gary Kasparov and Deep Blue, played in 1996, ended in a 4–2 win for Kasparov. The world slept better after those games. But our joy at the superiority we still held over ‘the computer’ was…
How Innovative Is Amazon Echo Show?

The Issue With Amazon’s Echo Show When I first saw the Amazon Echo Show I had two (negative) gut reactions This is not innovation! I hope this bombs because it’s just an IPad with voice control on a black box. If…