AlphaFold, GPT-3 and How to Augment Intelligence with AI

Niko Grupen

Thanks to a set of new AI models, we have the tools to reimagine common workflows, processes and user experiences. Here are some ideas for how that might look.

A Decade of Deep Learning: How the AI Startup Experience Has Evolved

Richard Socher and Derrick Harris

Richard Socher discusses advances in NLP, and how the experience for AI startups has changed since the early days of deep learning.

Why SQL Needs Software Libraries

George Fraser and Derrick Harris

Fivetran CEO George Fraser discusses the lack of software libraries for SQL, and how enabling them through a platform like dbt could change data analysis.

Building for the 99% Developers

Jean Yang

Effectively building and buying software means understanding that most developers work with legacy code, slow processes, and a mishmash of frameworks.

How to Use Massive AI Models (Like GPT-3) in Your Startup

Elliot Turner

How startups and smaller entities can take advantage of large foundation models, like GPT-3 and BERT, to kickstart their AI and machine learning efforts.

The Brazen Strategy Behind China Tech’s Growth

Rui Ma

Taking a page from China's relentless willingness to experiment with core apps.

The World Needs a New Protocol for Global Travel

Parag Khanna

The passport of the future should be an app based on skills and health rather than nationality. This can boost opportunities for billions of people.

Global Shipping Infrastructure and the Ever Given

Ryan Petersen

The world watched when a container ship blocked the Suez Canal. Amid a frenzy of global trade demand, the world’s shipping infrastructure is starting to break.

A Marshall Plan to Solve the Global Vaccine Shortfall

Caleb Watney

While COVID-19 vaccinations in the U.S. are continuing apace, calls are growing for a more ambitious strategy to rapidly vaccinate the entire world, and especially in developing nations. Legal proceedings around this issue were trigger...

What We Learned Doing Fast Grants

Patrick Collison, Tyler Cowen, and Patrick Hsu

We launched an abnormally fast source of emergency science funding during COVID-19. The results revealed the strength and weakness in current funding models.