I’m an active LinkedIn influencer who has accumulated tens of thousands of connections. Along the way, I’ve also blocked or ignored thousands of people just like you. Why, you ask?

On my LinkedIn profile, I state my NO SOLICITATIONS policy very explicitly — both in my “headline” and at the…

‘Artificial intelligence’ has been one of the most hyped and misunderstood terms since it was originally coined in 1956. Over the decades as technologies evolved, the common understanding of what ‘artificial intelligence’ is has itself evolved — embracing promising new approaches and dismissing older approaches that have run their course.

This was the phrase that Republican President Ronald Reagan repeatedly used to describe America — on the eve of his election in 1980:

I have quoted John Winthrop’s words more than once on the campaign trail this year — for I believe that Americans in 1980 are every bit as…

Steve Jobs announcing the original iPhone

When the original iPhone was released on June 29, 2007, it was instantly clear that Apple had completely disrupted the mobile market. All you had to do was try the new iPhone side-by-side with a Blackberry to realize the inevitability of the mobile future. Yet despite the obvious implications of…

If you create encryption, it makes it harder for the American government to do its job — while protecting civil liberties — to make sure that evildoers aren’t in our midst… We need to find a new arrangement with Silicon Valley in this regard because I think this is a…

Chris Benson

Chief AI Strategist @ Lockheed Martin • International Keynote Speaker • Co-Host, Practical AI Podcast • Gopher • Animal Advocate • Vegan • Dad • Husband

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