H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (17 May 2018) – Chinese voice recognition firm iFlyTek to raise 3.6 billion yuan to speed up AI development + Pioneering Mathematician G.H. Hardy on the Noblest Existential Ambition and How We Find Our Purpose: the noblest ambition is that of leaving behind something of permanent value.

Companies Japanese internet giant SoftBank considers huge investments into Paytm Mall (KRA) Chinese voice recognition firm iFlyTek to raise 3.6…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (Weekend Read 12-13 May 2018) – Popular online flea market, Mercari Inc., is expected to be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Mothers section and value of the company’s stock at the time of the listing could exceed ¥200 billion ($1.8 billion), making it the highest new listing of the year on Mothers

Companies Secondhand retail redefined in Japan as online flea markets rise in value; In June, the popular online flea market,…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (10 May 2018) – Marvel’s first Chinese superheroes debut on NetEase Comics; How Much Is the World’s Largest Tech Fund Worth to SoftBank? + Ray Dalio’s PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESS: AN ULTRA MINI-SERIES ADVENTURE IN 30 MINUTES IN 8 EPISODES; What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems; A 40-Year Debate Over Corporate Strategy Gets Revived by Elon Musk and Warren Buffett

Companies Chinese billionaire Zhou Qunfei of Lens Technology is the world’s richest self-made woman, according to Forbes, and she attributes…

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