Women as CEOs, digital native children as designers of the world being eaten by software, work and AI, and ok, since we are all remote-working thanks to coronavirus, a reflection on the loneliness it may precipitate for some and some excellent hacks for getting it right all feature in this week's picks.
Small data, protecting kids online, metabolite surveillance, and tech nihilism are this week’s picks.
If you want to remove hiring bias, don't turn to AI; take a leaf from the British civil service's book and use first-principles thinking to fix the process.
The cost of implementing some form of AI today is minuscule compared to the opportunity cost of inaction. After all not implementing AI today will not defer the future.
When I was 15, I was trying to understand the present. Now when I am not 15, the quest continues.
An interesting thing about being plugged into the startup world is the frequency with which one sees "new ideas". Many of them, alas, are just old ideas being rebranded or old ideas that the person proposing them is not aware of. Facebook's widely documented travails, with legislators inquiring into Facebook's role in the 2016 US … Continue reading Facebook is here to stay
This article is the sixteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on May the 25th, 2017. Apart from having a strategic direction and enough money to execute on the vision, the key challenge for founders is talent. Based on my experience, I will go out on a limb and say … Continue reading Attracting talent