Former Amazon executive Jeff Blackburn, who used to oversee the ecommerce giant’s media and entertainment businesses including Prime Video and Amazon Studios, has joined Roku’s board of directors, the company announced today at its annual shareholder meeting. It’s a notable appointment for Roku, which competes directly with Amazon’s Fire TV devices and platform as one of the primary distributors...
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Why the AI Race Is Getting Weird
There comes a point in every major new technology cycle where new alliances form, especially between the incumbents and the younger upstarts nipping at their heels.This is happening at superspeed in artificial intelligence—but the pattern is frankly pretty weird, and I think it points to the fact that AI, in a lot of ways, is going to be different from tech developments before it, like cloud...
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