The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI

August 12, 2017

U.S. Secretary of DefenseJames Mattis is gathering his tech tour of the West Coast today with a tour to Googles Mountain View campus.Mattis spent go at Amazon and DiuX, the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental , earlier in the week. His key takeaway from all the socializing with tech commanders is that the Department of Defense needs to embrace technology coming out of the private sector if it hopes to stay…


Orbital Insight closes $50M Series C led by Sequoia

May 3, 2017

This morning,Sequoia. The fresh capital brings the companys total fundraising to$78.7 million. Orbital Insight generates analyticsfor businesses using satellite imagery and other data.A product of deep learning and more readily available satellite imagery, the geospatial analytics space as a whole has drawn a lot of attention for the role it has played in the hedge fund industry. With images of retailer parking lots, companies like Orbital Insight have proven their…