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    Businesses can no longer ignore social media sentiment analysis

Businesses can no longer ignore social media sentiment analysis

In February 2015, Bridgewater Associates, a $165 billion hedge fund founded by billionaire investor Ray Dalio, contacted a number of artificial intelligence (AI) programmers. He offered them an opportunity to join David Ferrucci, who came to Bridgewater at the end of 2012 after leading the Semantic Analysis and Integration Department at IBM’s T.J. Watson’s Research Center for a number […]

Six principles for Britain’s post-Brexit startups

In 1973, when bright and ambitious Stanford University grads were laying the paving stones for Silicon Valley, Britain joined the European Economic Community, the precursor to today’s European Union. Back then, few if any investors or entrepreneurs had their eyes on Europe. The bright California sun was too dazzling, plentiful venture capital too exciting. Meanwhile Britain, the ‘sick man of […]

Millennials are in no hurry to own a home

Across America millennials face a crisis of home ownership. The American population born after 1989 are more likely to live with their parents, not just immediately after college but long into their twenties. With house prices on the rise, forming your own home early in life is a pipe dream for most. From 1997 to 2007, roughly 1.2 million households […]