Latest from Vivek Wadhwa

Why liberal arts and the humanities are as important as engineering

Tackling today’s biggest social and technological challenges requires the ability to think critically about their human context, which is something that humanities graduates happen to be best trained to do.

June 12, 2018

My advice to the world’s entrepreneurs: Copy and steal — the Silicon Valley way

The industry succeeds because it excels in sharing ideas and building on the work of others.

April 30, 2018

I was wrong. Too much tech is ruining lives.

Social media has led to less human interaction, not more.

April 17, 2018

Why it may be time to put self-driving cars in the slow lane

The recent fatal crash in Arizona suggests that the technology may not be ready for prime time.

March 26, 2018

Don’t believe the hype: Artificial intelligence isn’t taking over business decision-making

It is a lot more difficult for businesses to implement AI than it seems.

March 16, 2018

Quantum computers may be more of an imminent threat than AI

A quantum computer can solve equations faster than traditional computers.

February 5, 2018

The future of education is virtual

We can expect that within two or three years, VR headsets will cost less than $100 and enable billions of people to benefit from the education revolution finally at hand.

January 23, 2018

It’s okay to turn away from screens sometimes and meet friends and family in person

The “bottomless bowl” of information we are served leaves us always seeking more.

January 2, 2018

The AI of science fiction just got one step closer

Researchers at a Californian artificial intelligence firm have just published a paper documenting how they were able to defeat CAPTCHA using new artificial intelligence techniques.

November 1, 2017

Why we need new regulations to protect us from companies like Equifax

The right to decide what information we want to share and the right to know how it is being used should be fundamental human rights in this era of advancing technologies.

September 29, 2017