Clo: mother, teacher, girl geek and tech optimist. Author of « Digital Marketing like a PRO », the handbook for anyone with a digital pulse. Lazy sins: enjoys listening to podcasts while taking a bubble bath. And hopes AI will do her groceries.
The past week was like waking up from a bad dream.
The initial device has confronted several development hurdles and the company has conservative sales expectations, illustrating how challenging it will be to bring this nascent consumer technology to the masses. As a mostly virtual reality device…
Clo WillaertsFacebook currently leads the VR headset market, followed by Sony. But Apple has high ambitions to become at least number 2 in the market.
(I’m not a big fan of headset. I prefer Snapchat’s approach: the smartphone as a camera or lens to interact with an augmented reality)
“Income growth seems to increase economic literacy, even though income level does not.” Your country is falling apart. Unemployment and inflation are sky high. World war is on the horizon, and there are riots in the streets. But never…
Clo WillaertsThis quote from economist Murray Rothbard spoke to me: “For radical social change—a change to a different social system—to take place, there must be what is called a “crisis situation.” There must, in short, be a breakdown of the existing system which calls forth a general search for alternative solutions.”
Health workers have been taking to video-sharing app TikTok and other social media platforms to dispel misinformation about COVID-19 and the response to the pandemic. Social media can help inform the public but also amplify misinformation, WHO…
Clo WillaertsMany of the conspiracy theories point at a larger underlying issue: the growing distrust of governments and other state agents. Some examples:
New World Order / Deep State
US Democratic Party Hoax
Wuhan Lab / Bioweapon
Towards Data Science
Dr. Santanu Bhattacharya
– Jan 18, 11:25 PM
A clear pattern of growth has already emerged in AI: in 2018–19, the phase of experimentation became mature; in 2020, adoptions began in a serious way and suddenly, COVID-19 gave the business leaders an opportunity and impetus to push…
Clo Willaerts2021 will be a watershed moment for AI, with the technology out of the experimental cycles in 2018–19, adoption in 2020 and start being part of daily activities in all types of businesses, processes, products, and services.
On May 22, 2010, a Bitcoin developer named Laszlo Hanyecz bought what may have been the most expensive meal in human history when he paid someone 10,000 Bitcoins to pick up and deliver him two pizzas from Papa John's. Given that one Bitcoin is now…
Clo WillaertsThe Bitcoin dream is dead.' I’m sure many of you will disagree with this take.