DeepMind’s New AI Taught Itself to Be the World’s Greatest Go Player

https://singularityhub.com/2017/10/23/deepminds-new-ai-taught-itself-to-be-the-worlds-greatest-go-player/

DeepMind has unveiled a new version of the AlphaGo called AlphaGo Zero that outperforms the version that beat Sedol on every metric. In just three days and 4.9 million training games, it reached the same level that took its predecessor several months and 30 million training games to achieve



Amazon can now deliver straight into your living room

https://qz.com/1111556/amazon-has-a-new-service-for-prime-members-that-delivers-straight-to-your-living-room/

In the name of convenience, Amazon’s latest service for Prime members, Amazon Key, will let the company deliver packages or services directly into your living room—if you just install its smart lock on your front door and companion security camera inside your home


5 Companies Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Printing

https://disruptionhub.com/5-companies-pushing-boundaries-3d-printing/

A surge of investments in 3D printing as businesses benefit from the technology



QIC; the next chapter begins

http://frederikbisbjerg.com/blog/qic-next-chapter-begins

This Thursday October 26th, 2017, another line of duties was added to my responsibilities so I'm now also holding the position as Executive Vice President, MENA Motor Claims for personal and corporate lines for the QIC Group


How militaries learn and adapt: An interview with Major General H. R. McMaster

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/public-sector/our-insights/how-militaries-learn-and-adapt

An experienced combat commander and leading expert on training and doctrine assesses recent military history and its implications for the future


Tech Giants Race to Dominate Transportation

https://disruptionhub.com/tech-giants-race-dominate-transportation/

Alphabet & Softbank backing Lyft & Uber


Creating a DMZ between innovation and operations

http://frederikbisbjerg.com/blog/dmz-between-development-and-operations

It’s no news that there are tensions between a company’s business development / digital innovation and the day-to-day business operations. On one side, you have a team of enthusiasts focusing on the Big Next and on creating the digital future of the company – and on the other side, you have the operations focusing on delivering on financial targets and complying with regulations while providing excellent customer service daily

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