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Friday Morning News: Aaron Schock, Sally Kern, Maine, Icebergs on Pluto, Emergency Defecation

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

2016 ELECTION: That time Ted Cruz went to South Beach with homocon megadonor Peter Thiel, and Aaron Schock: “Mr. Cruz continues to rely on Mr. Thiel’s generosity and describes the venture capitalist, who is gay, as a close friend. He...Show More Summary

Compressing ten years into six months

The other day I ran across a line from Peter Thiel saying that if you have a plan for where you’d like to be in ten years, ask yourself if you could get there in six months. I don’t think he’s simply saying see if you can do everything 20 times faster. If you estimate something […]

Eric Weinstein on Challenging “Reality,” Working with Peter Thiel, and Destroying Education to Save It

“We need to realize that we know how to impart expertise, but we don’t know how to impart creativity or genius.” – Eric Weinstein My guest this episode is my friend, Eric Weinstein (@ericrweinstein), managing director of Thiel Capital, a Ph.D in mathematical physics from Harvard, and a research fellow at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford […]

One of fintech's biggest pioneers is on an investing spree

PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel — one of the biggest names in the world of fintech, or financial technology — is on a European investment spree right now. He's just invested €1 million (£744,000, $1.1 million) into German startup Deposit...Show More Summary

Founders Fund Leads a Financing Round for Nubank, a Brazilian Start-Up

The venture capital firm, co-founded by the Silicon Valley financier Peter Thiel, joined several other investors in raising $52 million for the financial technology company.

Room for one more: The coalition to stop Uber gets a new deep-pocketed member

What do Carl Icahn, Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest Chinese and Japanese business moguls in the world and General Motors all have in common?

My new rule for startups: Show me something that would impress my 5-year-old son

Having a 5-year-old son who's suddenly into science and technology has made me realize that Peter Thiel was on to something with his famous quote: "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters." My son talks all the time about inventions he wants to build when he grows up. Show More Summary

From Ackman to Musk, charity giving takes on stock-picking feel

When it comes to charity, some of the biggest names on Wall Street can be as hard-nosed about where they put their money as they are when investing. Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman are just a few of the converts to "effective altruism,"...

PayPal Founders Elon Musk and Peter Thiel Join Other Tech Geniuses in Funding AI Research Center

Artificial intelligence is no longer the future, but it has started now and in fact, most recent scientific gatherings have been dominated by topics on machine learning. There is no better way of overcoming your fears than facing them...Show More Summary

Tech titans create company to develop AI

Elon Musk and other entrepreneurs believe researchers can develop AI systems as advanced as those being built by teams at Google and Facebook. ||| New York - Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and other technology entrepreneurs are betting thatShow More Summary

Elon Musk Got Google's Best Human Intelligence to Build His Artificial Intelligence Nonprofit

Tesla founder Elon Musk, big-name venture capitalist Peter Thiel, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, and several other notable tech names have launched a new artificial intelligence startup called OpenAI, assembling a particularly impressive array of AI talent that includes a top researcher from Google. Show More Summary

The Outlook for Nuclear Power in the U.S. Really Sucks

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As the Paris climate summit kicked off two weeks ago, venture capitalist Peter Thiel penned a scathing op-ed for the New York Times, decrying the plight of nuclear power in the U.S. He cited a stagnant regulatory environment unable to...Show More Summary

Billion-Dollar Non-Profit AI Research Lab to Open in San Francisco

Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman and others believe the world needs noncommercial AI research—and they’re hiring

Elon Musk And Peter Thiel Launch OpenAI, A Non-Profit Artificial Intelligence Research Company

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

In a very quick announcement via Twitter, Elon Musk revealed a brand new initiative; OpenAI OpenAI is a non-profit artificial intelligence research company which describes its mission as "to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate [...]

Elon Musk, Sam Altman, Peter Thiel, Others Launch 'Open A.I.' With $1 Billion Donation

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Elon Musk has been vocal about his anxiety over the future of artificial intelligence, and he's put his money where his mouth is in the past, but now he's going even bigger with the announcement of Open A.I., a non-profitartificial intelligence research company launching with $1 billion in donation from [...]

Sam Altman, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and others commit $1B to nonprofit artificial research lab OpenAI

Several technology luminaries are announcing today that they have committed $1 billion to fund a new nonprofit artificial intelligence research company called OpenAI. Y Combinator president Sam Altman, former Stripe chief technologyShow More Summary

Artificial intelligence startup Osaro raises $3.3M

Osaro, an early-stage artificial intelligence startup, is announcing today a new seed round totaling $3.3 million. The startup is boasting a few high-profile investors: Peter Thiel, Scott Banister, and AME Cloud Ventures. In the small world of AI startups, an approach called deep learning is currently in vogue. The method involves training neural nets on […]

One Tech Billionaire Sees Nuclear As The Path To Clean Energy, But Is He Right?

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

With the Paris climate summit commencing, the world's leaders are discussing how best to implement a clean-energy future. In the meantime, some of its richest citizens are chiming in: Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel recently...Show More Summary

Why Living 'Presently' Could Ruin Your Entire Life

One of billionaire Peter Thiel's secrets to success is asking himself the contrarian question: What important truth do very few people agree with you on? In similar fashion, but nearly a century earlier, Mark Twain said, "Whenever you...Show More Summary

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