AI bias is a myth. Human bias is the problem

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Fair judgement is being crushed by data, writes Vivek Wadhwa Enough of the nonsense. AI isn’t inherently biased. The world as humans shaped it is. AI is merely a fast computer system which recognizes the patterns that we have taught it. It is several orders of magnitude bigger and more … Read more

Yes, culture matters in tech too

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2019_full_book/45″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Unfortunately, Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. A Western tech brand developed by Westerners for Westerners seems incapable of pivoting to new markets. Its forays into China are underwhelming. Prospects … Read more

Dialogue Classic: The internet’s biggest challenge is how to handle the hate

  The global village is turning nasty, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/45″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The whole point of villages is that they are nice. The word conjures up thatched cottages in picture-postcard English hamlets where everybody knows each other. The ‘global village’ – the shorthand used to advertise the internet when … Read more

Power shift in sunny India

The sun-kissed South Asian giant can revive its economy with renewable energy [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/47″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Times are hard in India. The rupee is on a downward trajectory. The great nation’s budget deficit is widening. Quality of life is being compromised by oppressive levels of air pollution. Yet this … Read more

The liberal arts are now as mighty as engineering

STEM is not the only fruit, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/q4_2018_fullbook/49″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I used to fly the flag. Back in 2004, I was a patriotic engineer, bemoaning those who showed a preference for the liberal arts. I was convinced that developing human capacity in the STEM subjects – … Read more