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Husband, father, internet entrepreneur, founder, CEO, Squirro, Memonic, local.ch, Namics, rail aficionado, author, tbd...

Trump is an enabler

Trump will have enabled three major developments: A move to a more equal society The first American female president The destruction of the bigoted GOP Before anyone goes ballistic: This was never his intent. But it will be the consequence … Continue reading

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Corona: The end of the beginning

Hope you all can enjoy spring despite testing times. And testing times it continues to be: After a gradual ease of restrictions a seeming resemblance of normalcy. Yet nothing has been won, The infection is still here and here to stay. The … Continue reading

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Contemporary witness

We are eyewitnesses to tectonic shifts in international politics. Links in German.

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Why the AI revolution will take time

The way most companies today deal with data is equivalent to buying a car, driving it from the dealership back to your garage, and then throwing away the key and never driving that car again. Reflections on why the widespread … Continue reading

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The clowns are called out

The Covid-19 Pandemic has no political bias. It has no notion of itself, it has no notion of its own future, it has not spin doctored route to electoral success. It is a deadly viral bug without political bias. On … Continue reading

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Autonomous driving is a more than a few years away.

Autonomous driving is a long time away. The reason – AI is universal, but requires a finite universe to be effective – is mostly overlooked. Article in German.  

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A different world

Covid-19 turned the world upside down. For once available in German.

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A company road trip

A few days ago my colleagues and I set out to drive from New York to Connecticut to visit a customer of ours. Our customer has its North American divisional headquarter up there and a big R&D facility. On that … Continue reading

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Trump will be gone by end 2019

Some time ago I offered a simple bet: Trump will no longer be president by year end 2019. Reason: Last chance for Republicans to have a faint chance to retain the presidency. The way to get him out: The Spiro Agnew … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation coming full circle – 23 years later

When asked what we do here at Squirro I talk about AI. AI seems to be everywhere. Our version is all about Augmented Intelligence. Then people often go: “Interesting, but (not yet) for me.” 23 years ago, 1995, I joined … Continue reading

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