Eight Fun Facts About Computer Vision

Despite being an important driver of innovation today, computer vision is little understood by those outside of the tech world. Here are a handful of facts that help put some context around what computer vision is and how far we’ve come in developing it.

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Robot Fear Index: 30.9

Consumer adoption of artificial intelligence and robotics is already quite broad, and yet, fear of robots is also pervasive. We fear that they’ll replace our jobs or somehow overthrow us; and to be blunt, those fears are valid. That said, our 2017 survey indicates acceptance for these technologies continues to grow.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Founder?

Every VC says they only invest in great founders, but the majority of venture-backed businesses still end in relative failure. Does that mean we as VCs are just bad judges of founders or do we not know what great founders look like? This is a question we’ve obsessed over since we started Loup Ventures — trying to define what makes a great founder and how to test for it. It’s hard.

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Auto Outlook 2040: The Rise of Fully Autonomous Vehicles

The global automotive industry is quickly approaching a transformation that should fully take shape by 2040. While 20 years doesn’t seem very far away, keep in mind that technology is advancing at an accelerating pace — the next 20 years of innovation will see changes equivalent to what we’ve seen over the last 50 years.

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Manifesto

The combination of artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality, and augmented reality will fundamentally transform how we live — for the better. It will enable a world of infinite and limitless exploration. A world where humans are free to live their passions without worry for basic needs. A world where humans find purpose in creativity, community, and experience. A world where humans can be more human. Loup Ventures is pursuing this absolutely fantastic future: The Future Perfect.

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