Month: December 2015

America’s Tallest Man Has World’s Smallest Problem

It’s annoying when websites require you to prove you’re human — and not a robot — by asking you to type a word or phrase. But we do it all the time because it’s a part of modern living. But what if you were asked to type a word or phrase that offends you? That’s […]

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The Current State of Machine Intelligence

(the 2016 update to this post can be found at: https://medium.com/@shivon/the-current-state-of-machine-intelligence-2-0-a9e0bab95511#.ffmh59x3o) I spent the last three months learning about every artificial intelligence, machine learning, or data related startup I could find — my current list has 2,529 of them to be exact. Yes, I should find better things to do with my evenings and weekends but until […]

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