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John Carmack’s New Holy Grail: Artificial General Intelligence

by | Feb 2, 2023
John Carmack, the iconic Dallas game developer, rocket engineer, and VR pioneer, is setting his sights on AGI. If successful, his moonshot effort would be a ‘change-the-world-level’ event.
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Exclusive Q&A: John Carmack’s ‘Different Path’ to Artificial General Intelligence
by | Feb 2, 2023
John Carmack, the iconic Dallas game developer, rocket engineer, and VR pioneer, is taking aim now at solving AGI. If successful, his moonshot effort would be a ‘change-the-world-level’ event.
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Fountain Life Opens AI-Powered Diagnostic Center at Grandscape in The Colony
by | Dec 9, 2022

Florida-based Fountain Life, a preventative health and longevity company committed to transforming global healthcare from reactive to proactive, has opened its third precision diagnostic center in The Colony....

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Computer Vision and AI Solutions Pioneer Spacee Adds Thiel Capital Managing Director, Former PayPal SVP to Advisory Board

by | Nov 29, 2022
Jack Selby was one of the original employees at PayPal. He later served as a corporate officer/SVP overseeing PayPal's international and corporate operations. Selby says he'll work with Spacee's team to bring its computer vision tech "to more businesses who will be leveraging AI innovation to streamline efficiencies, draw more customers into stores, and ultimately improve their bottom line."
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Exclusive: Spacee, the Dallas-Based Computer Vision and AR Startup, Adds Former Best Buy CEO to Its Advisory Board
Bringing 36 years of experience from his Best Buy days, Brad Anderson isn't just joining Spacee's advisory board. He's also investing in the startup—which aims to transform retail businesses with its HoverTouch interactive experiences, while helping industries track inventories with its Deming shelf-mounted robots. "I was attracted to the company’s learners and adapters," Anderson tells Dallas Innovates. "They're a team of people that when you have a problem, they are unencumbered in their ability to innovate to solve the problem."
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The Last Word: Wired’s Steven Levy on How Tech Is Changing Us, and Why There’s No Stopping Innovation
Levy has been writing about technology for more than 30 years. A founding writer at Wired, he's widely considered to be the premier tech journalist in the U.S. He’s covered the digital revolution since the early 1980s, reporting every major trend and profiling its key figures. Today, as a keynote speaker on the closing day of Dallas Startup Week, he took stock of how we got here—and what's next. 
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From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
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Hypergiant’s Eos Bioreactor Is On Display at the Smithsonian’s FUTURES Exhibition

by | Dec 3, 2021
The Eos—a refrigerator-sized green energy solution powered by machine intelligence—captures and sequesters carbon from the atmosphere using algae. Hypergiant founder Ben Lamm, who's trying to bring back the woolly mammoth with his new startup Colossal, looks back at the development of Eos, and what it could mean for the world.
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$11.5M NVIDIA Collaboration Will Put SMU ‘in the Fast Lane for Artificial Intelligence’
by | Nov 11, 2021
SMU is investing $11.5 million into a powerful new supercomputing research system featuring an NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD. Connected with the NVIDIA Quantum InfiniBand networking platform in SMU's data center, it will produce a theoretical 100 petaflops of computing power—enabling the university's network to perform "a blistering 100 quadrillion operations per second." The new capability will supercharge SMU's AI and supercomputing exploration, boosting North Texas' growth as a technology hub.
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Plano’s AmplifAI Closes $18.5M in Series A Funding to Boost Its People Enablement Platform
by | Oct 13, 2021
AmplifAI aims to continue shaping the future of work with its AI-driven employee enablement platform for people-centric enterprises—a category that the team says it created and continues to define.
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Frisco-Based Antuit.ai to Be Acquired By Zebra Technologies
by | Aug 30, 2021
Zebra plans to expand its growing retail and CPG portfolio with the addition of Antuit.ai, a Goldman Sachs company that uses AI and machine learning software to assist retail and CPG businesses in digitally transforming their businesses and achieving outsized results in supply chain, pricing, and marketing.
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Co-CEO Sivakumar Lakshmanan [Image via Antuit.AI]
Antuit.ai Launches Studio to Enable Consumer Product and Retail Companies With Production-Ready AI Models
by | Jul 7, 2021
Frisco-based Antuit.ai's industry-first AI Demand Modeling Studio will enable companies with production-ready AI models, pipelines, and workflows for demand forecasting, shaping, and fulfillment. It should help consumer product and retail companies better understand their consumer demand, according to the team.
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Toyota Just Parked Its Insurance Agency in Plano with First TIMS HQ
by | May 3, 2021
Toyota customers can compare and buy policies online boosted by AI, with opt-ins for usage-based data tracking of their connected vehicles. Another reason for the opening? TIMS covers more than your Rav4. The agency has expanded to offer insurance products for home, renters, RVs, even pets.
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14 Emerging Tech Trends for 2021—and Dallas-Area Companies That Are Innovating for the Future
From ABIA to Zyvex, Dallas-Fort Worth companies are at the forefront of innovations in AI, 5G, quantum computing, genomics, and more.
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