When I was eight years old, I had a very unusual dream in which I saw many lifetimes of my future. In this dream I saw a very clear picture of what the world would go through for perhaps a century or two into the future.…
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My work with the Arch Mission Foundation to build a backup of planet Earth was .
One small disc for man, one giant library for mankind…
The Lunar Library, produced by my nonprofit charity, The Arch Mission Foundation, was crash-landed on the Moon on April 11, in the Israeli Beresheet lander. But despite the crash, at least 60,000 images and pages etched into nickel films, survived intact and are now on the surface of the Moon.…
Read More “My Lunar Library has Landed – There is Now a 30 Million Page Library on the Moon”
After many years of work, I am pleased to say that the first installment of the Lunar Library has launched and is enroute to the Moon, where it will remain for at least 10’s of millions of years. .…
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Today, we are launching .
Technological progress often comes from incremental improvements to existing technologies, rather than major evolutionary leaps. But occasionally there is a truly fundamental advance that improves the entire foundation on which we are building. This is the type of leap we are announcing today.…
Read More “Announcing Fuzionaire Diagnostics: a True Breakthrough in Chemistry, Applied to Saving Lives”
Early this year a software engineer, Shaun Gilchrist , reached out to me after reading a blog post of mine from many years ago , about my informal search for hidden patterns in the prime numbers.
The Ulam Spiral revealed non-random patterns, but they didn’t quite match up.… Read More “An Interesting Pattern in the Prime Numbers: Parallax Compression”
Today my foundation, , announced our mission to land the Wikipedia (and other datasets) on the Moon in 2020 with Astrobotic. This will create a permanent backup of human civilization that will persist on the Moon for billions of years.…
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It’s mind blowing. An object I conceived of and had made, which was in my house, that I held in my hand, and once carried in my pocket, is now orbiting the sun for millions of years, near the asteroid belt, moving faster than a bullet, in a red Tesla Roadster.…
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Arch Mission Foundation Announces Our Payload On SpaceX Falcon Heavy
I am thrilled to announce the launch of the first Arch
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Read the full blog post here:
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™ is to permanently archive human knowledge for thousands to billions of years.… Read More “Arch Mission Foundation Announces Our Payload On SpaceX Falcon Heavy”
老棋牌I’m quoted in this article in TheStreet.com on what predictions Blade Runner got wrong.
老棋牌In the place of artificial intelligence, we have what Spivack calls “artificial stupidity,” which makes robots do the “stupid things” humans don’t want to do, such as vacuuming your house.
Read More “What Did Blade Runner Get Wrong?”
Today we began to reveal a little more of what we’ve been working on in stealth mode, since last December. It’s a new science and technology startup studio, based in Los Angeles, called .
You might think of Magical as a moonshot factory, except that we’re not just aiming for the moon.…
Read More “Magical, My New Startup Studio in LA, Comes Out of Stealth”
I was quoted several times in on the future of bots and intelligent assistants, in The Atlantic.
Since the advent of the Web, the newspaper industry has struggled with declining subscribers and plummeting revenue.
The failure of the mainstream media, and growing threats from fake news and partisan news outlets, is not only a risk to the newspaper industry (whether paper or completely digital), but is also a threat to the checks and balances that make Democracy work.…
Read More “Idea: Could a “Basic Cable” Model Solve the Newspaper Industry’s Woes?”
老棋牌Today we are officially announcing the — a non-profit foundation dedicated to spreading humanity’s knowledge across the distant reaches of space and time. I first wrote about this concept in 2015. We have been working in stealth since then and now I am proud to announce the project has reached a major milestone.
The Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal covered the announcement of Nerve Center 3.0 platform today. They did a nice job capturing the big idea here.
It’s Time to Automate the Analyst
I have been speaking about the need for “automating the analyst” for several years. This need is prompted not only by the data deluge — the Cambrian explosion of data volume, velocity, and variety of data sources — but also by the simple reality that enterprises cannot hire the number of data scientists they need to adapt to this new environment.…
Read More “AI, BI, and the Necessity of Automating the Analyst”
老棋牌I’m thrilled to say that my company, , has been selected by Gartner Group as a
I’m very proud of the team and what we built here. Truly the next-generation of business intelligence, powered by AI and streaming analytics.…
Read More “Bottlenose Named Gartner Cool Vendor in In-Memory Computing”
老棋牌I had a fun on his podcast, about my Venture Studio process and some of the deals I’ve produced.
老棋牌Read my new article about how to evolve Twitter,
老棋牌I’ve spent many years studying, , building, and funding companies (such as , , and ) in Twitter’s ecosystem.
Despite the , I am still bullish on Twitter – as should be any investor who understands the social network’s fundamentals and true potential.
Read More “How Twitter Could be 10X Bigger, 100X More Profitable, and 1000X More Awesome”
I was recently , on the subject of “Building Influence in the Digital Age” — listen to the interview here:
Peter Drucker’s grandson , CEO of Bottlenose, says that Drucker would have felt today that real influencers are not spending a lot of time on social media.
Read More “My Forbes Interview – People May be Brands, but Brands are Not People”
My new article on the growing role of the Chief Analytics Officer has gone live on GigaOm. Read it .
Interesting . I rank in the top 20. Of course, I couldn’t have predicted that.
老棋牌The fundamental problem that Twitter has is engagement. If engagement can be corrected, the whole Twitter ecosystem (and their stock price) will improve.
Improving Twitter engagement comes down to fixing the core consumption experience.
First of all what’s wrong with the consumption experience?…
Read More “How to Solve Twitter’s Engagement Problem: Add Semantics”
老棋牌UPDATE: was officially launched on October 24, 2016
In this article, I propose an achievable project to seed the solar system and eventually the universe with digital copies of humanity’s most important knowledge — stored in digital archives that I call “Archs.”…
Read More “Let’s Put the Wikipedia in Space: The Arch Project”
I recently gave a Webinar with my co-founder, Dominiek ter Heide, of Bottlenose on our real-time big data analytics architecture for measuring trends in stream data. You can watch it .
With the resignation of Twitter’s CEO, Dick Costolo, there has been a sudden burst in commentary on what is wrong with Twitter, and where they should focus next.
There are suggestions that Twitter should focus on . There are suggestions that Twitter should focus on algorithms to filter content so they are .…
Read More “Twitter’s Future is Actually Its Past – Where Twitter Went Wrong and How to Right It”
Interesting about the emerging Venture Production Studio model, which
I wrote about in 2011 here on this blog.