Peter de Haas

Peter de Haas

Perplexity CEO: Disrupting Google Search with AI

Aravind Srinivas, CEO of Perplexity AI, aims to redefining online information access by challenging Google's ad-centric search model. Prioritizing personalized, direct responses, he envisions AI as a democratizing force in information access and a tool to enhance user engagement with creative and decision-making processes, forecasting a shift in AI's role in society.

Revolutionizing the Kitchen: Impulse’s High-Power Stove Redefines Cooking and Energy Use

Impulse has created a cutting-edge stove capable of boiling water in 40 seconds, thanks to an integrated battery that exceeds standard voltage limits. It features precise induction technology for better cooking control, built with a global production approach. Beyond cooking, the stove integrates into home energy systems, supporting grid stability, marking a step towards sustainable residential energy management. Prototypes are tested with a retail launch forthcoming.

Revolutionizing Productivity: Unveiling the Limitless Pendant

Limitless, a new innovation in tech, simplifies the information overload with tools for enhancing human intelligence, such as app integrations for note-taking and meeting prep, and innovative hardware like the Pendant—a wearable AI with features like "Consent Mode" for privacy. It's an evolving ecosystem for professionals to improve focus and retain privacy, marking a significant shift in how we utilize technology.

The Humane AI Pin | A Not So Great Review

The Humane AI Pin is an independent wearable AI with camera and gesture controls, offering communication and AI assistance for $700 plus subscription. However, it's criticized for slow, ineffective performance and poor battery life, with heavy build and overheating issues. Despite solid construction, it falls short of smartphone capabilities and isn't ready for widespread adoption.

The beginning of AI: A look back in time

The dawn of AI is traced to the 1950s, starting with the pivotal Dartmouth Conference. Early developments, such as the Logic Theorist, promised much but initially overestimated AI's capabilities. Hindered by limited data and computing power, AI's growth staggered until advanced techniques in recent decades led to significant progress, exemplified by deep learning, poised to transform diverse sectors like healthcare and transportation.