Tim O'Reilly says entrepreneurs need to set their sights on how we can use big data, sensors, and AI to create amazing human experiences and the economy of the future.
Tim O'Reilly is the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media Inc. Considered by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world, O'Reilly Media also hosts conferences on technology topics, including the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, Strata: The Business of Data, the Velocity Conference on Web Performance and Operations, and many others. Tim's blog, the O'Reilly Radar "watches the alpha geeks" to determine emerging technology trends, and serves as a platform for advocacy about issues of importance to the technical community. Tim is also a partner at O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, O'Reilly's early stage venture firm, and is on the board of Safari Books Online, PeerJ, Code for America, and Maker Media, which was recently spun out from O'Reilly Media. Maker Media's Maker Faire has been compared to the West Coast Computer Faire, which launched the personal computer revolution.
Tim O'Reilly says the algorithms that shape our economy must be rewritten if we want to create a more human-centered future.
Tim O’Reilly delves into past technological transitions, speculates on the possibilities of AI, and looks at what's keeping us from making the right choices to govern our creations.
Many successful businesses have played by an entirely different set of rules.
The biggest challenges for companies trying to reinvent themselves come from an inability to imagine a different way of doing things.
How I traced the falsity of one internet meme, and what that teaches us about how an algorithm might do it.
It isn’t just Facebook that has a fake news problem, and it isn’t just Donald Trump and kids in Macedonia who are using social media to send the news spinning wildly away from the truth.
We have to change the incentives that encourage companies to choose boosting their stock price over investing in people and the real economy.
The problem of fake news and bad sites trying to game the system is an industry-wide problem — companies should share data and best practices in the effort to combat it.
If we let machines put us out of work, it will be because of a failure of imagination and a lack of will to make a better future. (Full text, video, and slides from Tim O'Reilly's talk at the White House Frontiers Conference.)
Tim O’Reilly, Reid Hoffman, and James Manyika discuss the struggles of forecasting the 21st-century economy.
Tim O’Reilly, Laura Baldwin, and Jake Schwartz discuss advances in just-in-time corporate education and how companies and their staffs can keep up with the pace of change.
It's time to recognize that it's not government versus the market—government and our market system are the ultimate public-private partnership.
The success of the Amazon Echo’s speech interface shows there's an opportunity for someone to build a completely new mobile operating system.
Tim O’Reilly explains why we can’t just use technology to replace people; we must use it to augment them so they can do things that were previously impossible.
Algorithms shape choice not just for consumers but for businesses.
Artificial intelligence isn't just about replacing humans with computers; the best managers will find ways to use AI to augment their workers. In this video, a compilation of clips from the O'Reilly Next:Economy Summit 2015, Tim O'Reilly talks with AI leaders who see an essential role for humans in the AI-enabled world.
Alexa shows what’s possible when conversational interfaces just work.
The British have a way of turning their backs on their greatest innovations.
Our current economic rules encourage the allocation of gains to consumers and financial shareholders, and the losses to workers and taxpayers. It doesn’t have to be that way.