Industry News [Month of April 2021]

This is the regular post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! While Microsoft's talks to acquire Discord appear to have fallen through, they did acquire Nuance, a Boston-based speech analysis … Continue reading Industry News [Month of April 2021]

Industry News [Week of March 15 2021]

This is the regular post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! Roblox officially went public and rapidly hit a momentous $45b valuation. Among other things, what remains most impressive to … Continue reading Industry News [Week of March 15 2021]

Industry News [Week of March 1 2021]

This is the regular post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! An extension to last week's news about Google's interactions with its former AI ethics research team; Google found itself … Continue reading Industry News [Week of March 1 2021]

Industry News [Week of Feb 8 2021]

This is the regular post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! Epic Games announced a powerful new tool which utilizes Unreal to allow for deeply realistic human avatar creation. The … Continue reading Industry News [Week of Feb 8 2021]

The limits of the ‘rational’ founder

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a strong preference for explicit, formal logic over vague intuition or tradition. The mantra is fairly simple. If you can't explain something clearly and logically, you don't truly understand it. It you don't understand it, you can't make accurate predictions about the real world using it. And … Continue reading The limits of the ‘rational’ founder