Zerega joining All Turtles as editor in chief
Business journalist Blaise Zerega, who until last month was editor in chief of VentureBeat.com, has joined All Turtles — an artificial intelligence studio helping entrepreneurs — as its editor in chief.
Zerega writes, “With advances in artificial intelligence being announced nearly every day, it can be difficult to see what’s really afoot. There’s an urgent need to harness extraordinary developments for services that improve the lives of ordinary people. We’ll seize this opportunity by improving how we organize for innovation.
“At All Turtles, I’ll serve as editor in chief to stimulate discourse and debate about the need for practical AI and a new approach to entrepreneurship — the studio model — to create such applications. (I’ll be able to share the how and the what behind this mission in the weeks ahead.)
“As a journalist who over the past couple years went deep on chatbots and then, inevitably, machine learning, I bring a passion for helping people understand all that AI can — and cannot do for them. Further, I’ve witnessed the shortcomings of the Silicon Valley venture capital system as both a participant and as a reporter. The problems that entrepreneurs seek to solve with AI shouldn’t be encumbered by parochial thinking — a startup studio with global ambitions may be what’s needed most.”
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