Tony has been covering business technology for more than 20 years, producing content for the likes of Information Week, Investors Business Daily, Baseline Magazine and TechTarget, and has been a contributing blogger for NVIDIA since 2010. A 1988 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism, Tony works from his home in Grass Valley, Calif., and spends his non-work hours chasing his two little boys around a 2.5-acre property, answering constant texts from his college-aged son, and desperately trying to get his wife to answer her cell phone. His infrequent Twitter posts can be found at https://twitter.com/tkontzer.
To make the best portfolio decisions, banks need to accurately calculate values of their trades, while factoring in uncertain external risks. This requires high-performance computing power to run complex derivatives… Read article >
When Julien Trombini and Guillaume Cazenave founded video-analytics startup Two-i four years ago, they had an ambitious goal: improving the quality of urban life by one day being able to… Read article >
Fighting Fire with Insights: CAPE Analytics Uses Computer Vision to Put Geospatial Data and Risk Information in Hands of Property Insurance Companies
Every day, vast amounts of geospatial imagery are being collected, and yet, until recently, one of the biggest potential users of that trove — property insurers — had made surprisingly… Read article >
Hanging in the Balance: More Research Resources, Collaboration Needed for AI to Reach Its Potential, Experts Say
As AI is increasingly established as a world-changing field, the U.S. has an opportunity not only to demonstrate global leadership, but to establish a solid economic foundation for the future… Read article >
For all the attention devoted to self-driving cars, there’s another, often-overlooked, aspect to transportation efficiency and safety: smarter roads. Derq, a startup operating out of Detroit and Dubai, has developed… Read article >