It’s that time of year again! Annual tech, startup and funding predictions for the coming year. However, before we look ahead, let’s first take a look back at the 2019 predictions. I must say that unlike a few other years I seem to have nailed the 2019 picks, but have a look and let me know […]
I am a capitalist and in the words of Gordon Gekko “Greed is Good”. I believe in the continuity of self-interest, the invisible hand, and greed to drive the markets. However, the manner in which “high-growth” companies are looking to get to their public offerings is a systemic problem. Here has been the formula for […]
Big Tech companies like Facebook are under more scrutiny than ever. Aidan Goltra discusses the reasons for this scrutiny and how it is connected to capitalism.
Technology has become so ingrained into people’s lives that Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” requires an update. The toxicity of politics and declining civility of the electorate is rooted in the addiction of 120 character news cycles and idolized selfie-promoted social networks.
A look at why AI fraud is so widespread, and what you can do to protect yourself without missing out on investing in what is still the most potentially impactful technological development of modern times.
I was the first person to call Mark Zuckerberg in 2004 and offer to buy the company (I was running Bolt at the time). In March, 2010, I published the first Wall Street style research report on Facebook on a Tumblr blog, with a $100 billion five year price target (it was actively trading in the private markets at […]
All the constant discussions about innovation have led to innovation fatigue, but is there a way to change this? Read this to find out.
“Stephen Hawking was emphatic AI is an existential risk for humanity. Elon Musk repeatedly warns: “We’re summoning the demon”. These demonstrably brilliant men are on the inside and know that skewed incentives are at play.”
Returning from vacation, my inbox overflowed with emails announcing robot “firsts.” At the same time, my relaxed post-vacation disposition was quickly rocked by the news of the day and recent discussions regarding the extent of AI bias within New York’s financial system. These unrelated incidents are very much connected in representing the paradox of the acceleration of […]
Per CoinMarketCap, total crypto market capped peaked at $795.8 billion on January 7, 2018. Since that time, we’ve lost over $680 billion in market cap. We’re down over 85%. Crypto total market cap bottomed at $102 billion. So at the bottom, crypto had lost $692 billion. However, the total amount lost by FAMGA (my acronym […]
Super Bowl commercials are incredibly underpriced – even at a $5 million+ price tag, they should cost way more than they do in 2019. If you told me that you have $25 million and you wanted to sell some stuff, I would look at Super Bowl commercials first — then I would look at Facebook, Instagram, and […]