The post-exponential era of AI and Moore’s Law

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The post-exponential era of AI and Moore’s LawMy MacBook Pro is three years old, and for the first time in my life, a three-year-old primary computer doesn’t feel like a crisis which must be resolved immediately. True, this is partly because I’m waiting for Apple to fix their keyboard debacle, and partly because I still […]

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Voi raises another $85M for its European e-scooter service

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Voi raises another $85M for its European e-scooter serviceVoi Technology, the “micro-mobility” startup that operates an e-scooter service in a 38 cities across 10 European countries, has raised an $85 million in Series B funding. Backing the round is a mixture of existing and new investors. They include Balderton Capital, Creandum, Project A, JME Ventures, […]

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China Roundup: facial recognition lawsuit and cashless payments for foreigners

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China Roundup: facial recognition lawsuit and cashless payments for foreignersHello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, a lawsuit sparked a debate over the deployment of China’s pervasive facial recognition; meanwhile, […]

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Frequency Matters, Nov 8, 2019: Nov Gov’t & Military Electronics issue, 5G/China news & Events

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Frequency Matters, Nov 8, 2019: Nov Gov’t & Military Electronics issue, 5G/China news & EventsMicrowave Journal editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude review the technical features in the Nov Gov’t & Military Electronics issue, 5G/China news and EDI CON Online/AOC events.Microwave Journal editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude review the technical features in the Nov […]

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Can America ever rebuild its neighborhoods and communities?

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Can America ever rebuild its neighborhoods and communities?We talk a lot about startup ecosystems around these parts, and for good reason. Strong ecosystems have great reservoirs of talent congregated close together, a culture built around helping one another on ambitious projects, and sufficient risk capital to ensure that interesting projects have the resources to get […]

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Week in Review: Airbnb is just the beginning

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Week in Review: Airbnb is just the beginningHey everyone. Thank you for welcoming me into you inbox yet again. I got some awesome responses to the #DeleteLinkedIn newsletter last week, a few dozen emails (some of them angry) and plenty of tweets. Looking forward to chatting with some of you soon. On that note, I’m […]

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