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Experts share top tips for AI governance for mission-driven organizations

Board Effect

As generative AI becomes more widely accepted, many leaders in the nonprofit and charity sector are no longer asking whether they should use it, but rather where else they can use it. After all, as a transformative technology that can be employed inexpensively, artificial intelligence has enormous appeal to leaders looking at limits both in budget and staff and volunteer time.

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Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – 2023 Wrap Up

Steve Blank

We just wrapped up the third year of our Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition class –part of Stanford’s Gordian Knot Center for National Security Innovation. Joe Felter , Mike Brown and I teach the class to: Give our students an appreciation of the challenges and opportunities for the United States in its enduring strategic competition with the People’s Republic of China, Russia and other rivals.


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What’s Behind Your Procrastination Habit? Four Unmet Needs That May Be Keeping You Stalled and Stuck


Workforce management expert Jo Anne Preston says a variety of motivational needs underlie our tendency to procrastinate. Here are four of the most common — and what to do about each one. The post What’s Behind Your Procrastination Habit? Four Unmet Needs That May Be Keeping You Stalled and Stuck appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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February theme is love- kicking off with a folk story from afghanistan


We are excited to share that our monthly theme for February is love and inclusion. This month all of our content will focus on this theme. Our maker box members will receive their story toolkit on this theme. We are kicking off the month with a folk story from Afghanistan which is the love story […] The post February theme is love- kicking off with a folk story from afghanistan appeared first on Peerbagh.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in

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Colossal Bioscience Hires New Chief Marketing Officer


Colossal Bioscience, the startup bringing the woolly mammoth and other extinct species back to life, announced it has hired Emily Castel as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Castel previously served as chief marketing officer, president, and brand officer of Teton Ridge, an omnichannel entertainment company.

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Incentives in Venture Capital, Why You Should Avoid Your Competitors’ Investors, China’s Malaise, and More [link blog]

Hunter Walker

I read a lot of stuff and here’s a few worth passing along to you! China’s Age of Malaise [Evan Osnos/New Yorker] – A loooong read but essential stuff if you are interested in China from an sort of view (cultural, economic, geopolitical, startup). When I return to China these days, the feeling of ineluctable ascent has waned. The streets of Beijing still show progress; armadas of electric cars glide by like props in a sci-fi film, and the smoke that used to impose a perpetual t

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Robot delivery firm Starship Technologies secures $90M funding


Starship Technologies, the autonomous robot delivery services provider, has secured a fresh round of funding to power the next phase of its development. Led by Plural and Iconical, the funding round raised $90 million for the San Francisco-based company, taking its total funding to the figure of $230m since its inception in 2014. Starship was founded by Ahti Heinla in Tallinn, Estonia, alongside Danish entrepreneur Janus Friis – the latter was the founder of Skype where the pair worked tog