Silicon Valley veteran & successful venture capitalist Vinod Khosla argues that it is time for us to rethink liberal arts and humanities education from a more contemporary and technological centric lens, to make it more useful in the future. Provocative! [Vinod Khosla] Continue reading Should we rethink Liberal Arts education?
Katie Fehrenbacher (also my co-chair for our Roadmap conference on design and user experience) was the first person to alert me about Shuji Nakamura, co-founder of a company called Soraa and his collaborators being given the Nobel Prize for Physics. Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan (who worked together at the University of … Continue reading Hard Things
“You should presume that someday, we will be able to make machines that can reason, think and do things better than we can,” Google co-founder Sergey Brin said in a conversation with Khosla Ventures founder Vinod Khosla. To someone as smart as Brin, that comment is as normal as sipping on his super-green juice, but … Continue reading With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility