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What Work Will Look Like In The 21st Century_EG
Op-ED -  The three tech trends that are shaping how you'll live and work in the century ahead.We spend plenty of time at Dave Partners talking about work in the tech world. Yet increasingly, the best minds out there are thinking about how...
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Op-ED - The science fiction of the Information Age isn’t fiction anymore.We’re at the peak of human civilization thus far. We are more interconnected, technologically advanced, and educated than ever before, and the pace of...
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Op-ED - Recently, in a packed room of over 100 professionals, Nuzha Yakoob shared with the hushed crowd how nature is the greatest innovator. Ms. Yakoob showcased Festo Robotics’ bionic zoo from elephant nose-inspired end-effectors to...
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Op-ED -  Recently I wrote about the cultural difference between entrepreneurs in the Nordics and in Silicon Valley. Now, I want to talk about the cultural differences between investors. In each country the investors and the investment climate...
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Cool Tech - Recently, I got flak from one reader for broaching the subject of ethics and robotics.  Later, I was pleased to learn about Clearpath’s $11 million in financing for developing new “ethical” robots.  According to the press...
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AI -  Although 2016 showed some slowdown in startup and funding activity, I believe we were taking a “wait and see” approach to the presidential election and how it would affect the market and economy. Now that it’s post-election, we...
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Advertising -  Adtech is a lot like high school, complete with cliques, grades, hormones, unfortunate haircuts, extracurriculars, and after-school activities. While you may have had an older sibling to guide you through those early trauma-inducing...
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Op-ED -  Uber and Airbnb are two companies that, I believe, should not have been started the way that they were. No, this isn’t a rant about their venture capital funding or their CEOs’ business decisions. This is a post about...
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Op-ED -  The numerous lawsuits against companies like Uber and Homejoy (which actually recently forced them to liquidate as a result) have spurred a political debate around the sharing/on-demand economy and employee classification and...
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News -  In 1837, French critic Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve wrote a poem comparing two French writers, Victor Hugo and Alfred de Vigny. Hugo (who wrote Les Miserables among other works) showed a keen interest in social justice and human...
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News -  The Linkedin #techtalksdiversity conversation has thrown up many great perspectives and solutions. There are three topics that I keep coming back to personally as I think about diversity in tech:1.Tech's bigger issues are...
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Advice -  When I started the Enterprise Sales Meetup, I mostly focused on just getting people to come. Sales people are certainly networkers by the nature of the job, but they also do not like to waste time frivolously. As they say, time is...
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Op-ED - In a country that is obsessed with privacy and opinion, it is disconcerting to see that this election cycle has failed to thoroughly address the issue of cybersecurity. The closest we had come to a bold proclamation of our need for...
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#NYCTech - Growing a business is hard. Doing it in one of the most competitive markets in the world is really hard. Ask anyone who’s grown a business and you’ll find that launching and scaling a start-up based in NYC can be a double-edged...
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Advice - Have you noticed that the Fortune 500 is trying to become more innovative? Recently, there has been a proliferation of innovation centers worldwide representing corporations from every industry sector, including Barclays, Ford,...
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Advice - Public speaking used to be an industry of prestige. Audiences could count on seeing presentations from skilled speakers who had something of value to say. Today, there are too many public speakers. As it stands, this once...