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Exponential Medicine Day 3: Scientific Discovery and Startup Innovation

Day 3 of Exponential Medicine began with none other than Dr. Dan Kraft moderating the morning keynote with Vinod Khosla, renowned investor and Founder of Khosla Ventures, who talked about how the practice of medicine has evolved to follow a set of rules based largely on historical precedent rather than practicing the best possible medicine. Show More Summary

A World Without Jobs

Technological advances are going to take away basically all of our jobs. This workless future should frighten all of us. It certainly worries Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla. To say the least, Khosla’s solutions section is really murky because he can’t get past basically being a technofuturist libertarian, but his diagnosis of the problem is […]

“When the train of history hits a curve, the intellectuals fall off”

When the train of history hits a curve, the intellectuals fall off Karl Marx Vinod Khosla wrote an article yesterday about the coming impact of artificial intelligence. In the final paragraph he uses the above quote from Karl Marx (one of my favourite philosophers) to make the point that history might not [...]

The Bell Tolls for KiOR

If there’s one thing billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has learned over the past decade, it’s that the oil companies aren’t as stupid as he thought. In 2004, Khosla was telling anyone who would listen to him that the only things standing in the way of...

The Bell Tolls for KiOR

KiOR will be the latest casualty of Vinod Khosla's hubris. Robert Rapier provides an update, and suggests KiOR might be officially done by the end of October.

Jerry Brown will force open public beach gate locked by billionaire

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

On Tuesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing the state to forcibly open the public access road to Martins Beach if Vinod Khosla fails or refuses to voluntarily restore public access to the beach. Read the rest

A New Law Could Force Billionaire Vinod Khosla To Sell His Land If He Doesn't Open Access To The Beach

The losses keep piling up for Vinod Khosla, prominent Silicon Valley VC and cofounder of Sun Microsystems. Last week, San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled that Khosla must seek a permit from the California Coastal...Show More Summary

Billionaire told he can't block access to public beach

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla bought a house by a public beach, then cut off access to it. A court has ordered him to unlock the gates. Read the rest

Vinod Khosla Loses in Court, but Beach Access Battle Continues

The last time we saw Voldemort, I mean Vinod Khosla, the Silicon Valley billionaire was playing the role of mystical villain to local beachgoers. The venture capitalist purchased property in San Mateo County that contained a private access road -- the only access to Martin's Beach, which is otherwise surrounded......

Beach-Blocking Billionaire Must Reopen California Coast to Commoners

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Forgetful venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has been blocking public access to Martin's Beach ever since he closed its only access road in 2010. But a California judge ruled Wednesday that Khosla acted illegally in doing so, forcing the Sun Microsystem's co-founder to reopen the Half Moon Bay beach. Read more...

Once More Unto the Beach: A San Mateo County judge ruled...

A San Mateo County judge ruled today that billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla must allow public access to Martins Beach. After plunking down $32.5 million for his beachfront spread in 2008, Khosla closed the only public access gate to the...

Billionaire Vinod Khosla Can’t Block Surfers From Martin’s Beach, Judge Rules

In a showdown of California archetypes, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that venture capitalist billionaire Vinod Khosla couldn’t block access to a Bay Area beach that is popular with surfers.

Billionaire Vinod Khosla Can’t Block Surfers From Martin’s Beach, Judge Rules

In a showdown of California archetypes, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that venture capitalist billionaire Vinod Khosla couldn’t block access to a Bay Area beach that is popular with surfers.

Surfers Beat Billionaire in Landmark California Beach Case

The latest ruling in the ongoing battle over a northern California surf spot is a blow to venture capitalist Vinod Khosla

Artificial intelligence will transform medicine within a decade

Vinod Khosla wrote on Techcrunch yesterday about the reinvention of medicine and whilst he didn’t mention artificial intelligence (AI) by name his underlying message was that within a decade AI will transform the way patients are diagnosed and prescribed. Medicine is becoming big data and predictive and learning algorithms are the tools that will drive insight [...]

The Reinvention Of Medicine: Dr. Algorithm v0-7 And Beyond

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Vinod Khosla is an entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of Khosla Ventures, which is focused on impactful clean technology and information technology investments. The “practice of medicine” developed through tradition,...Show More Summary

Vinod Khosla Doesn’t Like Eggs, But Loves Machine Learning

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Today at Disrupt SF, TechCrunch founder and alum Michael Arrington interviewed venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in a conversation that covered a number of topics including egg substitutes, animal cruelty, city design, Uber, the usefulness of most members of the professional investing community — and one of Khosla’s newest interests, machine learning. Show More Summary

The Pipeline: Keith Rabois' modest proposal for eBay, Vinod Khosla's beach fight, and a Bitcoin incubator in NYC

A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for August 22 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Silicon Valley…Jaunt, a developer...Show More Summary

Vinod Khosla: 3 Ways to Survive Amid Rapid Change

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla recently told an audience of conference goers that it's impossible to predict what's coming. But that doesn't mean you can't be prepared.

Billionare Vinod Khosla Battles to Block Public Access to Popular California Beach

Surfers have been battling with landowners over access to beaches on America’s West Coast for years, but NBC News reports that the highest profile case of the lot to date involves some hard line action from a surprising adversary – billionaire Democrat

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