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Why is There No Well-known Swiss IT Industry?
Why is There No Well-known Swiss IT Industry?
01.28.2020

Herbert Bruderer asks why no information technology industry emerged in Switzerland in the 1950s, despite the appearance of computers from …

Not So Good After All? Don't Let 'Altruism' Kill Your Company
Not So Good After All? Don't Let 'Altruism' Kill Your Company
01.17.2020

Altruism is often heralded as a panacea for management challenges, but it could actually be a death sentence for your …

The Internet at 50
The Internet at 50
01.13.2020

A personalized take on three things we have to celebrate about the Internet today.

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The Easy Route the Easy Way: Chip Calculates the Shortest Distance in an Instant
The Easy Route the Easy Way: Chip Calculates the Shortest Distance in an Instant
01.28.2020

A new chip uses special components to calculate the possible …

Can I Mix Those Chemicals? There's an App for That!
Can I Mix Those Chemicals? There's an App for That!
01.28.2020

A new open source computer program can advise users to …

Facebook Speeds Up AI Training by Culling the Weak
Facebook Speeds Up AI Training by Culling the Weak
01.28.2020

Facebook engineers have accelerated the training of artificial intelligence (AI) …

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Video Highlights
Automating Visual Privacy Protection Using a Smart LED
02.01.2020
Automating Visual Privacy Protection Using a Smart LED

We introduce LiShield, which automatically protects a physical scene against photographing, by illuminating it with smart LEDs flickering in specialized …

'Everything Fails All the Time'
02.01.2020
'Everything Fails All the Time'

Werner Vogels, an expert on ultra-scalable systems, talks about listening to customers, reconceptualizing the stack, and building a product-centered culture.

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