Business Management

Quotes of the week: "Don't worry about me."

Tesla Motors was “pushing the envelope in terms of safety” with the design of its Autopilot driver-assistance system.

Amnon Shashua, chairman and CTO of Mobileye, reveals why his company parted ways with Tesla


“I don't want there to be a dossier on any child that can be used later to scam them.”

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman comments on fines for three toymakers and a children's TV broadcaster after their sites were found to contain cookies and other tracking tech


“It feels like a nation's military cybercommand trying to calibrate its weaponry in the case of cyberwar.”

Bruce Schneier explains why he thinks (possibly) China (or maybe Russia) is trying to figure out how to shut down the internet


“Don’t worry about me.”

British hacker Lauri Love to his mother after announcement that he is to be extradited to the US


“I believe there’s a bit of a reversal going on to local, co-located teams that are smaller and more efficient.”

Pivotal CEO Rob Mee on whether his company’s model is a rebuttal of a shift to remove software development and offshoring to low-cost economies such as India


“By 2021, a disruptive tidal wave will begin. Solutions powered by AI/cognitive technology will displace jobs, with the biggest impact felt in transportation, logistics, customer service, and consumer services.”

Brian Hopkins, Forrester Research, on just how many jobs we’ll lose to AI


“At the time I thought, ‘Okay, I’m going to be building this website to run a bookstore and I haven’t done that before but it doesn’t sound so hard. When I’m done with that I’m not sure what I’ll do.’ At that point there was no idea of doing anything but a bookstore. I thought maybe I would be able to go back to Santa Cruz and monitor it from there. I was pretty wrong about how the business would develop and how ambitious Jeff [Bezos] was. I didn’t know him at the time. We had just met.”

Shel Kaphan, first Amazon hire


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