In 2014, Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. That astronomical number set off waves of speculation as to what value Facebook could possibly see in a company with just 55 employees and roughly $20 million in revenue, although it had 500 million users. At last week’s F8 conference, that vision became a lot clearer, and it’s […]
What is all this rage about Chatbots? Why are they popping up all over the tech news? Why are big companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft jumping in and creating platforms and products? Let us start with a few descriptions from the Web.
A few links on Machine Learning and Software Engineering. The first one talks about how to explain machine learning to a software engineer and why software professionals need to pay attention to ML. It is both a tool and a bit of a threat. The second article compares the way we build software and how it […]
Anitha sent me a link and asked for my opinion about this article – Artificial Intelligence or Intelligence Augmentation. What’s in a name? She likes everything in brief – ideally 100 words. Me, I like to pontificate, take my time (in words, I mean), and ramble a bit. There are three reasons why I think AI […]