Dr. Rand Hindi says that without emotional intelligence machines will never be able to obtain human-like artificial intelligence. Reminiscent of Star Trek Next Generation, Hindi says that most decisions humans make are actually emotionally driven and machines don’t have an emotional IQ.
The best companies have very bright futures says tech investor Geoff Lewis. He says that the way he always thinks about private company valuations is as a discount on the future versus a premium on the past.
Consumers have now shifted up to 11 percent of their shopping online and this means that the US needs to get rid of 11 percent of their physical stores, according to former Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren. He says that overall the consumer is healthy and spending but that doesn’t mean that physical stores shouldn’t close to match supply and demand.
World View is pioneering new ballooning technologies to access space at less cost and more safely than rocket systems. The goal, according to World View CEO Jane Poynter, is to eventually take people into space. The company is already taking payloads via The Stratollite to near space and uniquely holding over an area of interest for days, weeks and even months.