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Top articles of the week | April 15

Every week, we put together a list of our top 5 articles of the past week. Happy reading!

 

Goldman Sachs wants to become the Google of Wall Street         Business Insider

We’ve shared a few articles about the FinTech space. This piece from Business Insider details the efforts of Goldman Sachs to radically transform their company and become much more tech focused.

 

Canada Tries to Turn Its A.I. Ideas Into Dollars     NY Times

It’s no secret that the Canadian government is starting to inject funds in the field of artificial intelligence. The focus on universities, business and startups is part of the government’s bet on AI.

 

Google’s AI has learned how to draw by looking at your doodles           The Verge

A very fun (and pointless) use of AI. Google unveiled a tool that guesses your doodle. This piece details how the algorithm was trained and improved over time. If you have some time, play with Quick Draw

 

He Buys a Lot of Ads, and He’s Frustrated With Digital    NY Times

There’s been a lot written about the challenges that the digital advertising industry has faced. The largest advertiser in the world is P&G and their CMO, Marc Pritchard has some choice words about change.

 

Episode 24: Fred Guarino, Founder @ VR Valley  PNR Podcast

This week’s guest on the podcast is Frederic Guarino, founder of VR Valley. We’re experimenting with a new type of episode called the Debate Series where we discuss hot topics. We spoke about GAFA (google, apple, facebook, amazon) and the future of VR/AR.

 

BONUS:

Introducing the PNR paper Medium

Our trusted Antoine started a new initiative called the PNR Paper. Antoine writes a short summary, every Wednesday, of an important, influential, topical or interesting research paper in the fields of business, management and strategy.