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Machine Intelligence is a very broad market touching many industries and functions
By: Bob Gourley
Jan. 31, 2016 12:30 PM
Comprehending Machine Intelligence: Research and Graphic by Shivon Zilis
Shivon Zilis is an investor at Bloomberg Beta, a very interesting early stage venture capital fund. I knew I would like Bloomberg Beta when I saw how they do their website. It is smart and reflects very well on their leadership team: They decided to leverage GitHub for their site. Doing so puts them one step closer to the creators that a VC in their space needs to know and is a great way to step out in a trust-based relationship. It is also a great way to be more transparent - they use GitHub to provide their entire operating manual for all to see.
But as an enterprise technologist I'm personally more interested in the types of firms VCs invest in. And Bloomberg Beta is focused on themes of very high interest there. From their manual that includes:
Which brings me to Shivon's context on Machine Intelligence. She has spent a great deal of thought and time seeking to comprehend a large and evolving marketplace and provides a succinct overview in the graphic below:
(click on the image for the full scale view)
To me the graphic is useful for several reasons. One is that with just a quick glance you can see this is a very broad market touching many industries and functions. It also shows that it is possible to divide and categorize this complex field into sub components and that is a relief to see. It is also a good way to learn about firms you don't know yet and that is always a pleasure. The field is still overwhelming, but thanks to this graphic it is a bit more understandable.
More from Shivon's site http://shivonzilis.com:
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