How would you build a model to do this? Some great minds are not deterred by difficult questions. Alongside a multitudinous clan of hackers and anon blockchain renegades competing to do the same, one our very own Berkeley & Blockchain Xcelerator graduates, Francesco Piccoli, has taken a recent crack at predicting the worlds crowning digital…

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“We launched a free app in the app store and 2 weeks later we get this call… ‘Heeeey it’s Steve, whatcha doin’? Wanna come over to my house tomorrow?’” Adam Cheyer on how Apple acquired Siri Adam Cheyer is the creator of Siri, Bixby, Viv Labs, Change.org, and Sentient. Billions of people have used his…

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Ads and subscriptions are the winning business models for B2C content. But a third model is emerging which may spark an internet revolution. Model 1: Try it free Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, Twitch, Crunchyroll, HBOMax, New York Times, Wired, Apple Music, Disney+, MasterClass, Prime Video. What do you think of? Say it on three. One, two,…

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Impact Food has just won the Hult Prize! The UC Berkley plant-based seafood startup team, who got their start at the Alt Meat Lab out of the SCET, managed to come out on top at the esteemed Hult Prize competition, an annual, year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from MBA and college students after challenging them…

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In 1999, Dave Gilboa was doing research in Robert Full’s integrative biology lab on the movement of cockroaches, spending hundreds of hours working with freezing cockroaches, putting iridescent paint on their legs, placing them on a cockroach treadmill, then applying their patterns of movement to the field of robotics. This even led to CRAM: a…

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Software represents the futuristic path, an avenue leading us rapidly towards the merge. Meanwhile manufacturing feels like a dying space, at least in the United States. And the data reflect that. But just because manufacturing’s share of GDP has been decreasing does not mean it must continue that way. Even at an all-time low of…

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Will remote work continue to be the standard after the global pandemic recedes? Is this a fundamental shift we are seeing or a temporary one? What will change permanently going forward? The hard part is identifying people who are actually qualified to answer these questions. Fortunately, we at the SCET did exactly that. Last week,…

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Until now, sports games were simply cancelled if no live audience could be there. Without the shouting, cheering, chanting, and hype generated by an audience, games can feel empty & emotionless. Due to the pandemic, massive sports franchises like the NBA have had to innovate new ways to maintain audience engagement and simulate traditional playing…

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Sea Warden has just won the Haas Impact Venture Showcase! The seafood certification startup managed to come out on top in a competition against 7 other teams, all of which demonstrated a unique combination of passion, creativity, leadership, subject matter expertise, and business savvy. Startups of the showcase, funded by the AMP impact accelerator, targeted…

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