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Why I No Longer Blog About Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

I no longer give “free advice” online about entrepreneurship and business-building. It’s not that I want to keep secrets. It’s simply a matter of leveraging good timing. The best advice @ the wrong time = a distraction or simply a good-to-know The best advice @ the right time = rainbows made of gold As I’ve … Continue reading Why I No Longer Blog About Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

I Just Coded My First AI, and I Didn’t Expect it to Feel Like This

I am no programmer, coder, or mathematician. I was required to take one computer-science class in college, and I barely passed—and that was over 20 years ago. Yet here I found myself, in my forties, sitting on my porch with my new best friends Python and Numpy, voluntarily trying to build my first neural network. … Continue reading I Just Coded My First AI, and I Didn’t Expect it to Feel Like This

Amazon’s AI Strategy is a Thing of Beauty

You know that feeling when you’ve just seen the most perfect sunset? Or when you watch Roger Federer hit a perfect drop shot in the most unexpected situation?  Or that first time you heard “Alexander Hamilton?” Utter. Beauty. That’s exactly how I feel as I learn about Amazon’s last-to-leader ascension with AI.  As it turns … Continue reading Amazon’s AI Strategy is a Thing of Beauty

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