AI, ML, and Data Engineering InfoQ Trends Report—August 2022
“…Among the hundreds of new car models for sale in the United States this year, only about 30 can be purchased with a manual transmission. Electric cars, which now account for more than 5 percent of car sales, don’t even have gearboxes…“
“…Amazon’s Roomba Deal Is Really About Mapping Your Home… the maps also represent a wealth of data for marketers. The size of your house is a pretty good proxy for your wealth. A floor covered in toys means you likely have kids. A household without much furniture is a household to which you can try to sell more furniture. This is all useful intel for a company such as Amazon which, you may have noticed, is in the business of selling stuff…“
Pearson looks to NFTs to profit from second-hand textbook sales
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Crypto-driven GPU crash makes Nvidia miss Q2 projections by $1.4 billion