Are algorithms hacking our thoughts?

Adriana Stan is the public relations director of W magazine and a writer on media, culture and technology. She is also the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times...

A simple solution to end the encryption debate

Bill Harrington Contributor Criminals and terrorists, like millions of others, rely on smartphone encryption to protect the information on their mobile devices. But unlike most of us, the data on their phones...

Shared housing startups are taking off

Notice any commonalities? Yes, the startups listed are all based in either New York or the San Francisco Bay Area, two metropolises associated with scarce, pricey housing. But while these...

For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools The pleasure and the pain of the...

Technology innovation on the second half of the chessboard

Paul Asel is managing partner of NGP Capital and a global technology investor for more than 25 years. EarthNow recently announced a $1 billion investment, perhaps the largest-ever Series A financing...

Society needs the Artificial Intelligence Data Protection Act now

Bradford K. Newman Contributor More posts by this contributor Artificial Intelligence Poses A Greater Risk To IP Than Humans Do On December 31, 2015, I published my original call to arms for society’s rational...

Looking for a better exit? Get out of the game early

VC investing is a game of putting money into a company and hopefully getting more out. In an ideal world, the value placed on a company at acquisition or initial public...

The UK and USA need to extend their “special relationship” to technology development

The UK and the USA have always had an enduring bond, with diplomatic, cultural and economic ties that have remained firm for centuries. We live in an era of profound change, and are...

These schools graduate the most funded startup CEOs

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor The formula behind San Francisco’s startup success US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges There is no degree required to be a CEO of a venture-backed...

Deep learning with synthetic data will democratize the tech industry

Evan Nisselson Contributor More posts by this contributor The war over artificial intelligence will be won with visual data The visual data sets of images and videos amassed by the most powerful tech companies...

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