From Rokk3r CEO

Nabyl Charania

 

September’s Digital Age Insights

September’s Digital Age Insights

It’s not just Fortnite champs who are making conventional sports players seem underpaid. OG has won Valve’s The International Dota 2 tournament for the second year in a row (the first time any team has won back-to-back), pulling in a record-setting $15,603,133 out of an even larger $34,292,599 prize pool. That’s not just the largest top prize in esports history — it could also be a windfall for each of the five team members.

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August’s Digital Age Insights

August’s Digital Age Insights

A doctor in India has performed a series of five percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures on patients who were 20 miles away from him. The feat was pulled off using a precision vascular robot developed by Corindus. The results of the surgeries, which were successful, have just been published in EClinicalMedicine, a spin-off of medical journal The Lancet.

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June’s Digital Age Insights

June’s Digital Age Insights

As AI continues to interact with other exponential technologies, its use with sensors is creating exciting opportunities. Research shows that the sensor market is expected to hit close to $280B by 2025. With a low-cost glove packed with over 500 sensors, an AI system has been developed to recognize objects through touch alone.

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Artificial Intelligence Venture Builder & GraphPath

Artificial Intelligence Venture Builder & GraphPath

This past week, the Artificial Intelligence Venture Builder was announced. Artificial Intelligence (AI) visualization company GraphPath, with its “knowledge-graph-as-a-service” platform, is this venture builder’s first company. Below, I’m sharing key stories and insight around AI to further build on this critical theme.

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Discussing AI with Apple’s Steve Wozniak

Discussing AI with Apple’s Steve Wozniak

During some downtime at Industry 4.0: The Future of Humanity in the Smart Machine Age event in Los Angeles last week, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Rokk3r Fuel ExO GP Salim Ismail, and I discussed artificial intelligence (AI) and the impact of technology on humanity. I’m continuing the theme of our conversation by sharing 3 interesting AI stories

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Rokk3r and the Digital Economy in Latin America

Rokk3r and the Digital Economy in Latin America

Part of Rokk3r’s higher aspirational purpose is to harness the global collective genius that is being empowered by increased access to the internet and exponential technologies. Latin America is one of these regions where, despite geographically specific issues, entrepreneurs, investors, and small and large companies are contributing to innovation at rates never before seen.

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March’s Digital Age Insights

March’s Digital Age Insights

Adults continuously ridicule the idea that video games are serious business. This is to their own detriment in so many different ways. 2018 saw video game sales (software and hardware) in the US grow almost 20% from the previous year to just over $43 billion.

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