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AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Microsoft Developing Its Own AI Model with MAI-1; Serves as a Competitive Lesson for All Businesses

AInsights: Your executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI Microsoft is perhaps building one of the most prolific genAI investment portfolios of any company out there. The company is a deep investor ($10 billion) in OpenAI. OpenAI not only powers ChatGPT, but also Microsoft’s Copilot. Microsoft recently invested in French startup Mistral. The company also just pseudo-acquired Inflection AI, appointing co-founder Mustafa Suleyman as its CEO of consumer AI. Compare this to Apple, one of most innovative companies in…

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Nvidia’s Advancements in AI Compute, AI-Powered Humanoid Robots, and Connecting Omniverse to Apple’s Vision Pro

AInsights: Executive-level insights on the latest in generative AI…subscribe here. Nvidia accelerates its foray into the future of AI and robotics at its annual GTC event. Nvidia made a series of important announcement at its annual GPU Technology Conference recently. This isn’t a news site, so I’ll just cover what was announced and why it’s important to you. I’ll share the news, followed by my AInsights… 1. Nvidia introduced Blackwell and Grace Blackwell Superchip the “world’s most powerful chips” according…

A Guided Tour of Apple’s Vision Pro and a Glimpse of the Future of [Spatial] Computing

A Guided Tour of Apple’s Vision Pro and a Glimpse of the Future of [Spatial] Computing

Apple finally released its long-awaited Vision Pro for pre-order today. At launch time, Apple also released a guided tour video that offers a glimpse of spatial computing and the new dimension of immersive experiences it introduces. Here are the key moments to focus on to appreciate what makes Vision Pro a game-changer. What we’re witnessing is a new future of computing, connectivity, entertainment, communication, and how we interact with digital and the physical space around us. 1) You’ll notice the…

On the Futurists: Apple’s Vision Pro is Definitely Going to Usher in the Era of Spatial Computing

On the Futurists: Apple’s Vision Pro is Definitely Going to Usher in the Era of Spatial Computing

If you want an opinion on Apple’s Vision Pro and the promise of Spatial Computing, you can ask any expert. You’ll get plenty of thoughts and predictions. However, if you want a perspective based on a first-hand experience of actually using the Vision Pro and immersing themselves in an alternate plane between mobile, traditional computing, and the real world, well, here you go. In this special episode of The Futurists, Brett King, Robert Tercek, Miss Metaverse, and I interview Brian…

The Futurists: The Future of Apple’s Vision Pro and Spatial Computing

The Futurists: The Future of Apple’s Vision Pro and Spatial Computing

What’s it like to wear Apple’s Vision Pro mixed reality headset? This week on The Futurists, hosts Brett King, Katie King, and Brian Solis are joined by the dynamic duo of Robert Scoble and Brian Roemmele, both highly regarded futurists as we dive into the implications of Apple’s Vision Pro. Roemmele was at Apple’s launch event and was one of the lucky few to experience Apple’s inaugural take on augmented reality and virtual reality. We also explore spatial computing and…

Apple News Features Article by Brian Solis, ‘Five Ways To Improve Your Productivity’

Apple News Features Article by Brian Solis, ‘Five Ways To Improve Your Productivity’

In an article on Apple News that originally appeared on the Quora site, Solis explains “Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Productivity.” He starts by recounting the story that led to his writing of Lifescale. The advice he says has helped boost his productivity dramatically is: Work in Sprints. He writes, “It’s impossible to go from being easily distracted to suddenly having complete concentration all day long. You can’t fix this problem cold turkey. Instead, it’s best to take incremental…

Tomorrow’s Products and Services Need to Offer Innovative (Not Just Iterative) Experiences

Tomorrow’s Products and Services Need to Offer Innovative (Not Just Iterative) Experiences

Napa Valley, what a wonderful place to visit. Some of my favorite wineries are in Napa. Paraduxx, Far Niente, Harlan, Mascot, Nickel and Nickel, Chandon, Domain Carneros, Cuvaison, Schug, just to name a few. Napa is also a wonderful place to work. And, I recently had an opportunity to do so when I was asked share my vision of the future at the Senior Living Innovation Forum. I’m not an expert in senior living care nor am I a master…

Experience Innovation – Designing for the X Factor in Customer Experience

Experience Innovation – Designing for the X Factor in Customer Experience

Coming up in Silicon Valley during the 90s and early 2000s was special for a geek like me. I moved to Northern California from LA in 1996. Tech and startups were at the time fledgling in Los Angeles but still exciting. I would later return to help catalyze the startup ecosystem. My goal at the time was to plug into the startup garage capital of the world. By then, there were already storied landmarks that one would have to visit….

The Importance of Artistry in Business and Everything

The Importance of Artistry in Business and Everything

I am a big fan of Chase Jarvis and I’m also proud to call him a dear friend. As I was preparing for the launch of my next book, I found this gem of a video from 2013. I can’t believe I lost this. In what is either a serendipitous or coincidental discovery, this video was shot as part of the official debut of CreativeLIVE‘s studio in San Francisco at the same time I was introducing  What’s the Future of…

Apple’s Odd, Yet Effective, Social Media Strategy

Apple’s Odd, Yet Effective, Social Media Strategy

CIO’s Matt Kapko recently explored why Apple’s social media strategy seems to play the game differently, according to its rules, and not the best practices of everyone else. We  talked at length about it now and over the years. This time, I focused specifically on the question about why/why not have an @Apple account. Part of my thoughts made it into the final article, the rest is below for you to see. Excerpt: Apple does social media differently than its…

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