While I was writing this article, it was still not clear if Elon Musk was coming to Turkey or not. Still, social media was buzzing about his planned meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
All of our predictions about artificial intelligence have come short in the face of reality. It was only in 2012 scientists claimed AI could never overcome the human mind in complicated tasks, such as playing chess. Never say never. Here we are in 2017 and AI has easily beat the best human chess players.
Last week I wrote that no real startup ecosystem exists in Turkey. However, if only one event in Istanbul remains for startups, it should be Startup Istanbul.
Security has lately become my favorite topic. There are two main reasons to this.
If you were to make a location based keyword search using the phrase “startup at Twitter,” Turkey would surprise you.
Users have been pushing for it and in the end the administration of Twitter could not stand their ground and declared that they are trying to increase the character limit of a tweet from 140 to 280.
Technological advancement is good for any country. But there are some technologies that set the countries that have them apart from those that don’t.
By default, the technology industry has always supported freedom of speech and progressive policies, because in order to be innovative you need to be more open to the world.
In the last couple of years, thanks to machine-to-machine information technologies, we have begun to hear about very interesting new phenomena.