“How will AI affect Innovation Ecosystems?”

John discusses how ecosystems of innovation produce and improve technologies like Artificial Intelligence. Presentation given on December 8, 2017 at the Artificial Intelligence International Youth Summit held in Hefei, Anhui Province, China... Read More


Escape from FarmVille

Farmer or hired hand? Entrepreneur or slave? Not sure. Every morning I tend my crops. My purple squash are blooming luxuriantly. My tall stalks of golden wheat sway gently. My peanuts are just sprouting, and my... Read More


iPhone 5: Black or White?

When my iPhone 3 died a few months ago, I upgraded to the iPhone 5.  At the Apple Store I quickly decided upon all of the options until the last one: color.  Did I want black... Read More


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