What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #62

Happy Holidays! This week runs the gamut from quantum computing to understanding the black box of deep learning and how to build out your developer relations team. Also included is an interview I did with Jason Calacanis on This Week in Startups/Angel on 20 years of enterprise tech investing and what’s on the horizon.

Angel/This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis about enterprise tech

E12: Boldstart Ed Sim: 20yrs& 50+ enterprise, father fled N.Korea, NYC deep tech, being 1st $ in - YouTube

E12: Boldstart Ed Sim: 20yrs& 50+ enterprise, father fled N.Korea, NYC deep tech, being 1st $ in - YouTube

Scaling Startups

Building Developer Relations Teams – Heavybit Industries – Medium

Great advice on building out your dev rel and when and how and who from our friends at Heavybit


Competing with BigCo: 2018 Edition – Learning By Shipping

must read from Steven Sinofsky on opportunities in the enterprise space despite the feeling that the largest companies can’t fail and can out innovate everyone - history says that is never true


Enterprise Tech

Quantum Computers Barely Exist—Here’s Why We’re Writing Languages for Them Anyway - MIT Technology Review

why so many languages and yet no working quantum computer - it’s because the algortithms that work with today’s classical computers have to be rewritten to take advantage of quantum


Blockchain Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM - Bloomberg

2018 will be interesting to see if true enterprise blockchain goes into production across Fortune 500s


New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning | Quanta Magazine

must read on deconstructing how today’s AI algorithms may work - “A new idea is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might also explain how human brains learn.”


14 Reasons to Keep an Eye on Blockchain in 2018 | PCMag.com

year-end predictions for blockchain in the enterprise from IBM, Oracle and others


How Brain-Computer Interfaces Could Expose Us to Hacking and Manipulation, The New Stack

frightening concept but under the idea of what can be hacked will be hacked, this will also come to pass



How the smartest company in the world thinks about investing in startups (NVDA) | Markets Insider

where Nvidia is investing - i’ve seen some of them like MapD on the BI side, bets in automotive as well



This is the best list of cybersecurity predictions for 2018 | The Outline

solid list of security predictions for 2018 from Kelly Shortridge from Security Scorecard (a portfolio co)


By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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