Religious historian Leigh Eric Schmidt, whose new book Village Atheists comes out next week, has an excellent piece at Religion & Politics about the difficulties of being an open atheist trying to get into the highest office in the land.
Washington University in St. Louis professor Leigh Eric Schmidt has a new book coming out soon called Village Atheists: How America's Unbelievers Made Their Way in a Godly Nation all about how godless people were treated in our country more than a century ago. Show More Summary
This isn’t so much an acquisition as a welcoming back into the fold. Urban Engines was formed in 2014 by a bunch of former Google employees, with backing from Google Ventures and Eric Schmidt. The startup was formed to help deal with urban congestion and improve user commutes. Show More Summary
Google is adamant that its core search services are viewpoint-neutral and apolitical, and that no finger is put on the scales of search returns. In fact, then-Google CEO Eric Schmidt testified to as much before a Senate antitrust committee headed by Mike Lee. Show More Summary
Food policy has gone mainstream. I know this because Summit at Sea 2016--a swanky three-day conference held on a cruise ship that hosts likes of Google CEO Eric Schmidt, skateboarder Tony Hawk and acclaimed poet Sonia Sanchez--is incorporating an entire series of talks under the umbrella "Corn and Soy," curated by food activist Ellen Gustafson. Show More Summary
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the latest member to join the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, a Pentagon initiative led by ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt to bring Silicon Valley's top minds to the US military, the Washington Post reported last week. Alongside Bezos, a strophysicist and "StarTalk Radio" host Neil deGrasse Tyson will also join the board. Show More Summary
Amazon Chairman Jeff Bezos will join Google chief executive Eric Schmidt on the 15-member US Defense Innovation Advisory Board, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced on Tuesday.
Eric Schmidt named this technology before 3D printing and self-driving cars, with wide support to lower global warming and feed the hungry
Google boss Eric Schmidt said on Thursday that Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union was unlikely to lead to a shift in the U.S. tech giant's business activities. The post Google’s Schmidt Says Brexit Vote Unlikely to Shift Investment-Market Beat appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Google has no immediate plans to reduce the size of its UK operations as a result of Brexit, according to Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet. The UK voted to leave the European Union on June 23, leaving the nation's economic future uncertain. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent Alphabet Inc., has urged the U.K. and EU to maintain “as great a unification as possible” of their digital policies after Britain voted to leave the bloc last week.
The idea of an artificial intelligence apocalypse is over-hyped, but still worth considering, write Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Google X founder Sebastian Thrun in an op-ed published on Fortune. "Some voices have fanned fears of AI and called for urgent measures to avoid a hypothetical dystopia," they write. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt hasn't always been famous, or even a first choice as CEO. But here's what he taught me.
Google is the subject of two investigations by the European Union into whether its search and Android products are illegal monopolies that should be broken up. Behind the scenes, the company has for years been pleading its case with EU officials to leave it alone and let free-market competition take its course. Show More Summary
Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt has outlined what he sees as being the ideal startup in five year's time. Schmidt says that a key quality of a future successful tech company is relying on crowdsourced data. He gave the example...Show More Summary
Alphabet’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt thinks he has figured out where the next $100 billion company will come from. Speaking at the Startup Grind Europe event in London Wednesday, Schmidt predicted the biggest market opportunity...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Eric Schmidt says that Google DeepMind is "one of the greatest British success stories of the modern age." The former Google CEO praised the company at the Startup Grind Europe conference in London. 2. Show More Summary
Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt says that Google DeepMind, the London artificial intelligence company that Google acquired in 2014 for $500 million (£352 million), is "one of the greatest British success stories of the modern age." Schmidt...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt has become a major technology vendor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, underscoring the bonds between Silicon...Show More Summary