on the blockchain

The sad state of crypto custody. 

The variety of tokens makes custody difficult. There’s much user friction inherent in the tradeoff between accessibility and security. This is one of the big problems and opportunities of blockchain technology. | learn more

tech, startups, internet

First Round state of startups 2017. 

“Every year, we survey as many venture-backed startup founders as possible to figure out what it’s like to run a technology company right now. This year, we got more responses than ever before — 869 — giving us an even […]

tech, startups, internet

State of machine learning and AI 2017. 

Forbes offers highlights from McKinsey’s latest report on the sector. One factoid that caught my attention was about Amazon’s acquisition of robotics firm Kiva Systems. “‘Click to ship’ cycle time, which ranged from 60 to 75 minutes with humans, fell […]