Things I read last week… (WB 11 October 2021)
State of AI
State of AI Report 2021, in its fourth year by Ian Hogarth and Nathan Benaich.
“Imagine, instead, that financial services were built with software building blocks like Lego. These blocks could be assembled flexibly to allow for hundreds of different use cases. Furthermore, each of these Lego-like blocks were the result of ongoing collaboration between the smartest minds in the world, continuously iterating and improving upon each piece. This is the potential of open source coming to financial services.”
The upcoming trend of open source financial services.
Stratechery on ‘The Death and Birth of Technological Revolutions’.
Reflections of an ex-Chinese tech equity analyst.
Understanding how Facebook disappeared from the internet.
EPFL build the most detailed map of the universe.
Higher schooler rickrolls entire Illinois school district.
New Zealand council ends contract with wizard after two decades of service.