5 Key Stories From The Digital Worlds
BY NABYL CHARANIA
- Hundreds of e-bikes will be deployed across corporate-owned stores later this year in Baltimore, Houston, Miami and Salt Lake City.
- E-bike announcement comes as Domino’s, which specializes in pizza, faces increasing competition from on-demand delivery apps like UberEats that offer customers far more choice.
- Also partnered with companies like Ford to test pizza delivery using autonomous vehicles…launched a new pilot for self-driving pizza delivery in Houston in partnership with Nuro.
- When Google Maps users search for directions over a short distance, they’ll see scooters as an option in their biking, walking, and transit tab.
- Will display the location and battery range of each available scooter, as well as estimated journey time and ETA if a traveler chooses that route.
- The scooter-share industry has ballooned over the past three years, with companies such as Lime and Bird raising billions in venture capital and expanding to hundreds of cities.
- Utilized model parallelism, splitting a neural network into pieces with a technique for creating models that are too big to fit within the memory of a single GPU.
- Code for each of the above feats was open-sourced today to help AI practitioners and researchers explore the creation of large language models or speed training or inference with GPUs.
- Alongside a sharp decline in word error rates, reduced latency has been a major enabler of adoption rates for popular AI assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, and Baidu’s Duer.
- To find an organization’s unique metrics, you need to pay close attention to what’s happening around you.
- Useful to think about measurement not as one magical score, but as a convergence of multiple data points.
- The more powerful stories an organization has to share about one of the critical behaviors, the more people talk about them and retell them to their coworkers.
- Nationwide retailer today offers grocery pickup and delivery in nearly every U.S. state, and had 62% more customers in June than its next nearest rival…rival is not Amazon — it’s Instacart.
- Unlike with meal delivery services, no grocery delivery company shared more than 9% of another company’s customer base in the second quarter of 2019.
- Only 12% of U.S. consumers have tried at least one of the grocery services the report analyzed, up from 9% in June 2018.