Ex-Wall Street analyst and CEO: How to have an insanely productive meeting
Tech & Innovation

Ex-Wall Street analyst and CEO: How to have an insanely productive meeting

Fifteen years on Wall Street and multiple years as a tech executive have taught Christa Quarles a key skill — how to get things done efficiently. Quarles is the CEO of OpenTable, an online restaurant reservation company that seats more than 20 million diners each month. The company, owned by the Priceline Group, has generated … Continue reading

How a combat veteran turned VC is helping other vets become successful entrepreneurs
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How a combat veteran turned VC is helping other vets become successful entrepreneurs

Stuart Sutley joined the United States Marine Corps at age 22 in 1987. A few years later, he would serve as an infantry officer in Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait. Today, he’s a partner and co-founder of TCP Venture Capital, a technology-focused venture capital fund that has a special fund exclusively for veteran-owned businesses. The … Continue reading

The power couple that wants to upgrade your selfie game
Arts & Culture / Tech & Innovation

The power couple that wants to upgrade your selfie game

Many first dates end up going nowhere. But for Jordan and Emily Edelson, dinner and drinks led not only to a marriage — but also a successful business partnership. Last year, the pair co-founded an app called Chic Sketch, a cross between an Instagram-type platform, a guild of fashion illustrators and an on-demand purchasing app … Continue reading

Hawking, Musk warn of ‘inevitable’ AI arms race
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Hawking, Musk warn of ‘inevitable’ AI arms race

If any major military moves ahead with developing artificial intelligence weapons, a global arms race of robotic killing machines is virtually inevitable, according to an open letter that Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and hundreds of other robotics researchers signed. Autonomous weapons—or those not controlled by humans—include weapons like armed quad-copters that can search and kill … Continue reading