Former AOL CEO and current venture capitalist Steve Case knows a thing or two about innovation. And he also knows where it’s coming from.
If you were to judge innovation solely by the amount of venture capital funding being distributed today, you’d think the answers were clear: Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston. Those three areas have received lion’s share of investment dollars.
By using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), brands can analyze data objectively, improving insights and generating actionable reports that can be used to make data-driven decisions. With AI and ML, these insights are more sophisticated and valuable to brands, allowing them to enhance and improve the customer journey.
As federal policymakers seek to rebuild the nation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are increasingly recognizing that bottom-up solutions are a critical path for spurring economic recovery, mitigating climate change, establishing supply chains in critical technologies, and addressing geographic inequities.
When it comes to space, there's a problem with our human drive to go all the places and see all the things. A big problem. It's, well, space. It's way too big. Even travelling at the maximum speed the Universe allows, it would take us years to reach our nearest neighbouring star.
Image: David Burns produced an engine concept that, he says, could theoretically accelerate to 99 percent of the speed of light - all without using propellant.. (CREDIT: Creative Commons)
It may not feel like it when you can’t find your phone or “lose” your sunglasses sitting atop your head, but your memory is an amazing ability — and one we want to protect. So it’s little wonder that any blips or blank spaces can send us spiraling into concern.
Some recall issues here and there are normal, says neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova, and not every lapse means looming problems. (And don’t worry, forgetting names is a surprisingly tough thing for our brains to do!) But, Genova says, there’s ways we can improve our memory, increase resilience and recall and be more comfortable with ourselves and our minds.
You don’t lack time. You just waste most of it on useless busyness.
Sooner or later, you’re going to have to accept this.
An average user spends two and a half hours daily on social media in 2022.
As of 2020, Netflix users watched an average of 3.2 hours of video per day through the service — that’s 6 billion collective hours per month.
When we look at these stats, it’s easy to think, “Wow! People waste so much time” as if we don't contribute to these stats. But we do. You’re a part of these. And so am I.
Among all the buzzwords startups use when pitching investors and in their marketing, “data-driven” is nearly at the top of the pile. But what does being data-driven really mean?
Investments are slowing down and VCs are tightening their purse strings. Previously trending tech startups in fields like BNPL, crypto and the delivery market are struggling to show the growth and returns they promised in their initial funding rounds.
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About Innovation America
Richard A. Bendis is the Founder, President and CEO of Innovation America (IA), a global innovation intermediary focused on accelerating the growth of the entrepreneurial innovation economy Internationally and in America.