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Game Changers Silicon Valley

The stories about the innovators of today who will be the Game Changers of tomorrow!

Jun 9, 2022

We are in the midst of a perfect wildfire storm.  Warm temperatures, an ongoing drought, reduced snowpack, and reduced rainfall are contributing to a tinderbox potential for wildfires for this summer of 2022.  In 2021, California recorded 8,835 wildfires burning 2.5 million acres.

The last seven years have seen a...


Aug 7, 2019

John Dickson, Denim Group

On Monday of last week, Capital One announced a data breach affecting an estimated 106 million Credit card customers and applicants. This is one of the largest Data breaches experienced by a large bank.  One noteworthy point is that this cyber theft was conducted against data stored in the cloud-hosted by Amazon Web...


Jul 16, 2019

We hear a great deal of discussion about protecting access to our digital assets, bank accounts, travel services, retail sites and even government agencies like the IRS and State Tax Authorities.  The recommendations focus on creating a secure name and password, two-factor authentication and possibly a biometric...


May 2, 2019

As I scanned the list of my unread emails, one stood out, coming from alerts@citibank.com. The message indicated there was a problem with a credit card transaction, a link was provided to learn more about this problem.  I clicked on the link and was taken to an official-looking Citibank web page with a form to login to...


Apr 27, 2019

Studio software and computer vision have empowered the adoption of virtual characters and virtual movie sets.  The next logical question was: why are we limited to actual human voices in the dialogue? 

The emergence of AI is powering a new approach to analyzing voices, identifying and tagging speaking patterns by age,...