Computing

Why Innovation Management Matters So Much

A startup is the epitome of an innovation engine. Everyone wears many hats, and the only thing constant is change. The bigger a startup gets, the more difficult it becomes to innovate. That’s because as companies grow, processes get put in place to structure things. Soon, a human resources department gets formed, and employees don’t […]

AI-Powered Autocomplete for Programming Languages

Developing good software is tough. That’s because finding rock-star developers is extremely tough. These are the people who spend their free time coding because they love it so much. They’re good and they know it, they don’t suffer fools easily, and any tools they use better be built to meet their extremely high standards. In […]

5 Real-World Use Cases for Blockchain in Supply Chains

Using blockchain technology to create efficiencies in large industries could reap billion-dollar rewards for driven founders. For example, we recently met with a startup called Othera that is using blockchain to transform the residential mortgage industry. They’ve partnered with a co-op that represents over 150 mortgage originators that generate in excess of $230 billion in mortgages per year. The founders are experienced […]

The Emergence of Low-Code Platforms for Enterprises

Social media now makes it easy for anyone to make armchair observations about how hiring in STEM ought to take place. “There needs to be more people from group X, Y, or Z represented in the population of tech workers,” you’ll hear them say. Then, they’ll point to some machine learning startup that’s selling a snake oil […]

Federated Learning Explained Simply

Having held Google (GOOG) shares since shortly after their IPO, we’ve always taken a “set it and forget it” approach to our investment in the company which acts as a gatekeeper to the world’s information. Lately though, we can’t help but notice Google is letting a minuscule number of employees dictate who they ought to be doing business […]

The Definition of Quantum Everything

In an earlier article, we talked about 10 companies working on quantum computing and promised our lovely readers a follow-up article on companies working on “quantum cryptography” and/or “quantum encryption”. As we sat down to write that article, we realized that we had no idea what quantum cryptography actually was. In fact, we don’t even […]

Process Mining vs. Business Process Discovery

As a boutique media company, we like to follow in the footsteps of others who have already figured things out. One of those companies is Skift, a media firm that covers one of our favorite topics outside of technology investing, travel. Slogans like “doing less with more is the new doing more with less,” or “going slow […]

Techion’s Microscope in The Cloud for Parasites

Parasites are unique in that they infect a living organism in order to get a free ride through life at the expense of the host. Like today’s modern-day millennial, parasites are careful not to disrupt the equilibrium too much so that they’re not kicked out and forced to fend for themselves. Since parasites consume nutrients […]

Altair Engineering Stock is a Play on Simulated Design

Investing in disruptive technologies appeals to investors because it promises high growth over short periods of time when compared to a slow-moving technology benchmark like Nasdaq. In many cases, it’s a get rich scheme in disguise. In other words, if that “next Microsoft” you think you’re holding can’t manage to beat a bog-standard market benchmark, you’ve […]

Group-IB: Threat Intelligence for Cybersecurity

One of the oldest cities in Russia is Samara, a town of just over one million people making it the ninth biggest city in Russia. It also happens to be a center for Russian aerospace and aviation which means there’s lots of talent around, any number of which can’t find work and end up turning […]