Talk at Applause: Fighting Fake News with AI and Crowdsourcing at The Wall Street Journal

In this showcase session at Applause, the Wall Street Journal’s CTO & CPO, Rajiv Pant, will explain how the media organization is using advanced technologies to combat fake news. You’ll hear about ultra-realistic voice and video cloning technologies that will make you question the legitimacy of recordings. You’ll also hear how machine learning, artificial intelligence… Continue reading Talk at Applause: Fighting Fake News with AI and Crowdsourcing at The Wall Street Journal

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Book Review)

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini was as enjoyable to read on the Amazon Kindle as it would have been in a printed book. I started reading it on the plane during my flight back to NYC from Charlotte after speaking at a conference there. It took two evenings to complete. The story is gripping… Continue reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Book Review)

An All-Nighter at Work Followed by a Terrorism Threat Scare

We had too much excitement at work pulling an all-nighter. Then when we thought we could go home and sleep, there was a terrorism threat at our building. An stranger placed some threatening packets mentioning anthrax and terrorism. Fortunately, one of the employees saw this suspicious person and alarmed the rest of us. As we… Continue reading An All-Nighter at Work Followed by a Terrorism Threat Scare