WHERE TO WATCH
Rival Peak Puts Viewers in Control of A.I.-Powered Reality Show
December 14, 2020
Jacob Navok, co-founder and CEO of Genvid Technologies, breaks down how Rival Peak is letting users influence and interact with contestants in a virtual reality show on Facebook Watch.
What the Future of 6G Technology Could Mean for the Average Consumer
Mar 3, 2021
Autonomous Checkout Company Standard Announces $150 Million Raise from Softbank
Automation has been gaining steam for years now, and the pandemic has only put wind behind the movement thanks to new concerns like social distancing. One company, Standard, enables autonomous checkout for brick and mortar retailers with an artificial-intelligence-powered computer vision platform. Today the company is announcing a $150 million raise from Softbank--which means the company has officially reached unicorn status. Jordan Fisher, Co-founder and CEO of Standard, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Mar 2, 2021
Rise in Chicago Carjackings Warrants Violent Video Game Ban, Illinois State Rep. Says
State Representative Marcus C. Evans, Jr. from Chicago filed amendments to an Illinois bill that would further ban games considered to be too violent from reaching the hands of minors.
Sep 29, 2017
Why Millennials Aren't on Email Anymore
Ben Parr, Co-Founder and CEO of Octane A.I. discusses how companies and celebrities are embracing chatbots to interact with customers and fans. Parr explains how the rise in popularity of Facebook Messenger has enabled the chatbot industry to boom. He says the young generation isn't on email anymore, so companies need to catch them on their social messaging apps. Plus, his new book, "Captivology," explains the three stages of attention: immediate, short, and long. He says companies need to start at immediate, and work their way up with customers. Parr also talks about how Sheryl Sandberg views attention, and how to cultivate it within a workplace.