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Jonathan Vanian


Oakland, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

Mayo Clinic doctors behind viral 'Imagine' video discuss coronavirus pandemic, sing 'Lean on Me'

The Mayo Clinic doctors who made the viral "Imagine" video share their thoughts about how music can help people amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Google Photos no longer automatically backs up images from WhatsApp, Instagram, and others due to Covid-19

Google Photos no longer automatically backs up and syncs photos and videos from other messaging services like Facebook’s WhatsApp, Instagram, and Twitter, due to COVID-19. → Read More

New bill would bar federal agencies from using facial-recognition technology

The Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act—introduced by Senators Ed Markey, Jeff Merkley, and others—would ban federal agencies from using facial recognition technology. → Read More

Why the C-Suite is now overseeing corporate A.I. projects

In an Appen survey released Tuesday about the state of A.I. in business, 71% of corporate respondents said that company A.I. projects were “owned” by C-level executives. → Read More

Apple debuts Translate app at WWDC 2020

Apple's new Translate app, introduced at WWDC 2020, can translate between 11 languages "on device" in response to privacy concerns. → Read More

Need help with reopening your business after COVID-19? There are apps for that

Several tech companies have recently debuted apps tackling specific problems businesses may experience with reopening their offices. → Read More

DocuSign's CEO on managing through the pandemic, Zoom burnout, and George Floyd's death

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, digital signature company DocuSign has managed to soar. → Read More

Amazon bans police from using its facial-recognition technology for a year

The decision comes amid worldwide protesets over the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, who was killed by a while police officer while in custody. → Read More

A mental health crisis is unfolding in the workplace. COVID-19 and racial injustice are to blame

Workers are facing a mental health crisis because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips on how to cope. → Read More

After the tragedy of George Floyd's death, where does A.I. and policing go from here?

The death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd while in police custody has the potential to make police use of A.I. an even more heated topic. → Read More

What Amazon would gain by buying self-driving car startup Zoox

Amazon's potential acquisition of self-driving car startup Zoox would likely benefit Amazon's logistics network. → Read More

Self-driving car companies hit the pandemic speed bump

Austin Russell, the CEO of Luminar, which recently partnered with Volvo, talks about the future of self-driving cars. → Read More

Facebook Workplace now has 5 million paid users

The social networking giant is pushing heavily into business software. → Read More

Microsoft and FedEx team up to make deliveries more predictable

Microsoft and FedEx have agreed create logistics technologies. → Read More

Box CEO talks COVID-19, activist investors, and parenting

The coronavirus pandemic has had a big impact on the workplace software company. → Read More

Coronavirus: The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in predictive models

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the way predictive models work for tasks like financial forecasting. → Read More

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff describes what office life will be like after COVID-19

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff explained during a Fortune CEOI online call what life will be like for employees when they return to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Apple’sWWDC developers conference will be livestreamed on June 22 due to coronavirus

Apple has adjusted its conference plans because of the coronavirus pandemic. People can watch via livestream on June 22. → Read More

How A.I. could help solve science's 'reproducibility' crisis

Researchers from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management developed an A.I. tool to weed through the deluge of academic and corporate research papers. → Read More

Samsung, Nationwide, and GE just invested in A.I. startup Nexar

Investors including Nationwide Insurance, GE, and Samsung NEXT Ventures arm have invested $56 million in artificial intelligence startup Nexar. → Read More