Johnny Chen

Posts by Johnny Chen

Five Thoughts on Analytics, AI and Automation

by on August 1, 2017 3:24 pm
Companies that leverage analytics and AI to make data driven decisions have a significant competitive advantage over their peers. [1] The flywheel effects of digital platforms are creating dominant players that are not only transforming their core business, but are also launching new businesses in adjacent categories. At the center of the platform is the… Read more Five Thoughts on Analytics, AI and Automation

If it acts like a duck, quack likes a duck; it’s probably a duck…

by on July 28, 2017 6:45 am
“…the reality of it, the market today has a lot of scams and I think there’s a lot of securities laws that are being violated by the ICO phenomenon right now…” Peter Smith, Blockchain Co-Founder & CEO [1] The lines between cryptocurrencies and securities continues to blur making it hard for governments, regulators and market… Read more If it acts like a duck, quack likes a duck; it’s probably a duck…

The Internet of Things...Hype?

by on July 21, 2017 8:34 am
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad term that applies to everything from smart thermostats and home speakers to driverless cars. IoT systems refer to a network of internet connected objects that use sensors and software to collect and exchange data. The ability to monitor and manage devices electronically allows users to make smarter… Read more The Internet of Things...Hype?

Rethinking Computing Itself

by on July 14, 2017 7:58 am
“The fundamental building blocks of our world are quantum mechanical, if you look at a molecule, the reason molecules form and are stable is because of the interactions of these electron orbitals. Each calculation in there, each orbital, is a quantum mechanical calculation” Dario Gil, VP for science and solutions at IBM Research [4] Since… Read more Rethinking Computing Itself

Two Tech Behemoths, Two Different Approaches

by on July 7, 2017 8:18 am
The way users interact with computers has steadily evolved over time and is arguably on the cusp of another inflection point. Our relationship and interaction with computing took-off with the advent of the keyboard, mouse and graphical user interface (GUI). It then shifted towards mobile with the introduction of the multi-touch screen. In an AI… Read more Two Tech Behemoths, Two Different Approaches