AI bias is a myth. Human bias is the problem

Fair judgement is being crushed by data, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q4_2019_final_co/51″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] 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 … Read more

Nobody is born into business

Who wants to be an entrepreneur? [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q32019_569cc21c970cbd/47″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Maybe she’s born with it? Actually, it turns out she isn’t. And nor is he, or them, or any of the other millions around the world who have made a great living as successful businesspeople. Research from Duke and … 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

Forget AI. Quantums are the real threat

A digital skeleton key poses a clear and present danger [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/47″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] There’s an old maths problem called the travelling salesman. The salesman has to visit a designated set of cities – only once each – then return to his base in the first city. The answer … Read more