November 17, 2018

HOW UBER EATS REINVENTS THE RESTAURANT AND FOOD DELIVERY BUSINESSES AT THE SAME TIME

Uber Eats has created a new business model in much the same way that Uber created a transportation network service. In Uber Eats, users order their […]
August 31, 2018

THE AUTOMATED MATRIX

Ocado is the world’s largest online grocery retailer, with more than 580,000 active customers and more than £1 billion in sales annually. Because the British company […]
August 16, 2018

ALGORITHMS HELPING PREVENT CRIME IN CHICAGO

(Photo: Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP) Amazon manages stock in its massive warehouses using algorithms. Chances are a book you are going to end up […]
August 6, 2018

GOOGLE’S EPIC ONE WORLD, ONE FONT PROJECT

When a company like Google decides to do something -anything at all- it’s bold, it’s big and it’s ambitious. There are no small projects at Google. […]
August 6, 2018

WHEN BIG DATA IS SO BIG THAT IT HAS TO BE MOVED AROUND BY TRUCK

An exabyte is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. That’s a lot. It is estimated that all the words ever spoken by human beings would only occupy 5 exabytes. It […]
July 15, 2018

A NEW REVOLUTION IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR: MAKING MONEY FROM YOUR OWN ALGORITHMS

In a fintech (financial technology) conference I attended some months ago there were few bankers. There was at least one, but he wasn’t a speaker. He […]
July 12, 2018

HOW IKEA USES TECHNOLOGY TO STAY RELEVANT

Copenhagen’s Kødbyen in the Vesterbro district used to be home to the city’s meat industry businesses, with buildings dating from 1883, but in recent years the […]
July 12, 2018

THE WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE STARTUP IS A CHINESE RIDE SHARING GIANT, RUN BY 39-YEAR-OLD JEAN LIU

Her name is Jean Liu, she’s 39 years old and she’s the CEO of the world’s most valuable startup, a Beijing-based ride sharing company called DiDi. […]
July 10, 2018

GOOGLE’S MAGENTA, CREATING NEW SOUNDS WITH NEURAL NETWORKS

Google Brain is a team of Artificial Intelligence researchers at Google, focused on deep learning, a branch of machine learning loosely inspired in how the human […]

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