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Alex Hawkinson
Works at SmartThings
Attended Carnegie Mellon University
Lives in Minneapolis, MN
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R.I.P., Steve Jobs. I'm very sad to see you go but so thankful and inspired by what you brought to the world. Thank you.
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http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/17/ibm-cognitive-computing-chips/

I think that people will initially vastly underestimate what IBM and others will be able to accomplish with these chips. Without needing to devote circuits to things like eating, breathing, etc., it doesn't take a very massive processor like this to accomplish some amazing narrow AI tasks. The combination of even these first generation chips with traditional computing architectures will yield some mind-blowing applications.
IBM has been shipping computers for more than 65 years, and it is finally on the verge of creating a true electronic brain. Big Blue is announcing today that it, along with four universities and the D...
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Recent discoveries in cell biology have complicated the basic principles of the last decade of cancer research.
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Work
Occupation
Software Entrepreneur
Employment
  • SmartThings
    CEO, 2012 - present
  • ReachLocal
    Chief Product Officer, 2010 - 2012
  • Mural Ventures
    Founder, 2005
  • SMBLive
    CEO, 2008 - 2010
  • Apptix
    CEO, 2001 - 2005
  • TeleComputing
    COO, 2000 - 2001
  • USWeb/CKS
    1997 - 2000
  • Gensym
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Currently
Minneapolis, MN
Previously
Minneapolis, MN - Washington, DC - Boston, MA - Chicago, IL - Pittsburg, PA - Leesburg, VA
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Founder & CEO at SmartThings - SmartThings adds intelligence to everyday things in your world, so that your life can be more awesome.
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
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