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INNOVATE2016: Are we on the verge of Brexit 2.0

Andrew Keen Crunch Network Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Andrew Romans is a general partner of Rubicon Venture Capital and a serial entrepreneur and best-selling author. Like everyone else, both …

Brian Solis talks about why AI won’t suck

This week I got the chance to talk to a private hero of mine, Brian Solis. Solis is a digital analyst and speaker who talks about the future and how big brands – Coke, IBM – will interact with humans. His new book X is out now and it’s designed to help big companies survive the changing tides of business and tech. Luckily, however, Solis …

IBM and Nvidia team up to launch a new server purpose-built for machine learning

IBM today announced the launch of the aptly-named IBM Power Systems S822LC for High Performance Computing. Its unwieldy name betrays the fact that this is a really interesting product. Together with Nvidia, IBM built this new system specifically for artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics use cases. The new server uses two of IBM’s POWER8 CPUs and four of Nvidia’s Tesla P100 GPU accelerators. What makes …

Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem

Hossein Rahnama is founder and chief product officer at Flybits and a professor at MIT and Ryerson University. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Artificial intelligence pops up as a buzzword every few years, but it has never moved beyond novelty status. This time, though, it is here to stay, and startups are poised to drive the AI economy forward. Indeed, …

HR 2.0 is the poster child for the next wave of SaaS innovation

The path for SaaS domination of a market segment has historically followed one of two routes: bringing previously offline workflows online, or moving on-premise software processes online. In short, SaaS would take over segments that previously were not SaaSified. As hotbeds of net new SaaS activity consolidate into market winners, widespread innovation within a segment gives way to incremental innovation. The focus of entrepreneurs and investors …