The Present State of Artificial Intelligence by Suf Alkhaldi

Self-driving cars have logged two million miles on public roads so far. The car industry is marching to the cusp of revolutionary change of how people interact with vehicles  and the future design of roads and cities. The Google self-driving carproject starts with this vision: “Imagine if everyone could get around easily and safely, regardless of… Read More

To pursue excellence: Watch TED Talks by Suf Alkhaldi

I am fascinated by excellence. My love keeps growing for achievers and outstanding companies. I keep up with TED talks where achievers from all over the world summarize their wonderful experiences within twenty minutes. TED talks are free; this is amazing! I have at times spent money and effort to travel from one state to… Read More

The future is now: How DNA sequencing will lead us there by Suf Alkhaldi

DNA sequencing technologies have flourished so much that the price of human DNA sequencing has been reduced from millions 10 years ago to thousands. If this advancement in DNA sequencing continues, sequencing a human genome will reach to 500-1000 dollars.  Many biotechnology companies plan to sequence thousands of people with different diseases. Some have the goal of… Read More

Working for Amazon and why Jeff Bezos should follow Google’s management model by Suf Alkhaldi

A recent  article about working conditions in Amazon in The New York Times made a big splash. The article explained in detail the hard working conditions of Amazon employees.  Several former employees were interviewed.  My first reaction was to think, “I don’t want to work there even if they tripled my salary!”  But after thinking a lot… Read More