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Amazon Go and Uber: Where To Next?

14 December

  Earlier this month, news outlets were buzzing about Amazon Go, Amazon’s latest foray into brick and mortar shopping. Using the Amazon Go app, shoppers log in, pull goods from the shelves, and using a combination of “computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning,” the shopper’s account is charged for the items they select. The […]

The Secret to Sharing Economy Success: Know Your Customer

20 November

When people talk about “the sharing economy”, they’re usually referring to personal services like TaskRabbit, transportation services like Uber and Lyft, or short-term rental space, like Airbnb. But platforms for connecting sellers to consumers are also changing the way people dress for parties (Rent the Runway), fund their artistic endeavors (Kickstarter), and even shop for […]