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The wonder drug for Korean startup growth, domestic hyper-consumerism, is pivotal in the development of the startup market and for this reason deserves a more in-depth analysis than the window dressing it normally receives. For those new to this concept, Korean hyper-consumerism is the fixation on having the nicest and newest gadgets, clothing, etc. which […]
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(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.) Susanne Birgersdotter is a Swedish serial entrepreneur, investor, and global speaker. She is the founder of Stockholm App Lab, iGotcha, Birgersdotter innovate and SBDM Invest, as […]
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How could you go from almost no traction and running out of money, to getting millions of visitors to your website? You could do like Crew accidentally did with Unsplash. Create an open source side project that directs millions of visitors to your paid product. At the beginning, when they were starting a marketplace for […]
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Last year, I had the privileged opportunity of stepping into a stunning piece of Caribbean paradise and hanging out with our host, the inspirational Sir Richard Branson. Sir Richard has long been someone I have been in awe of. There aren’t many business owners who can lay claim to accolades of record-breaking hot air balloon […]

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The former heads of nuclear regulation in the United States, Germany and France, along with the secretary of the UK government’s Radiological Protection Committee, have issued an unequivocal statement that “nuclear power is just not part of any viable strategy that could counter climate change”. The “red scenario” Bloomberg defined in its New Energy Outlook for 2021, whereby […]
Explanations of machine learning are often either too complex or overly simplistic. I’ve had some luck explaining it to people in person with some simple analogies: The Jet of Machine Learning Scratch the surface, and you see that machine learning is basically a kind of ‘statistical thinking.’ We’ve long had tools for doing statistical analysis on data. […]

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Explanations of machine learning are often either too complex or overly simplistic. I’ve had some luck explaining it to people in person with some simple analogies: The Jet of Machine Learning Scratch the surface, and you see that machine learning is basically a kind of ‘statistical thinking.’ We’ve long had tools for doing statistical analysis on data. […]
Theranos was, from the outset, too good to be true: Elizabeth Holmes met every stereotype of the time, a Stanford dropout who set up healthcare technology company Theranos in the early noughties and was able to attract powerful and influential investors, media advisors, and constantly announce major deals. The only problem was that the fundamental premise on which the company was built, […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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