Stewart Rogers

Stewart Rogers is a Managing Editor at Grit Daily and has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, managing, and mentoring in tech. He is a journalist, author, and speaker on AI, AR/VR, blockchain, and other emerging technology industries, and is the Analyst-at-large VentureBeat. Prior to VentureBeat, Rogers ran a number of successful software companies and held global roles in sales and marketing for businesses in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the U.K. He has contributed to several sales and marketing publications. A digital nomad with no fixed abode, Rogers also emcees major tech events across the globe and is a co-founder at Tribe of Why, an organization headquartered in Marrakech that helps people find their purpose and set their intentions.

Mubert is bringing AI to muzak, eradicating music royalty payments

Muzak. It’s the background music you hear when you enter a shopping mall, elevator, or restaurant. Love it or hate it, muzak helps set the mood of the space you’re visiting and removes all the awkward silences between conversations. But, to play muzak over the establishment’s sound system, reputable businesses have to pay royalties to the creators. Now, artificial intelligence — which is already affecting much of our daily lives — has come to the world of...

AI applications, not definitions: demystifying the current landscape

AI isn’t science fiction or a future technology we’re waiting to adopt. It is, right now, affecting every aspect of our daily lives, and that includes how we develop applications, products, and services. Every few years, there’s a new buzzword technology that drives mass hype as it promises to disrupt the status quo: software, mobile, IoT, 3D printing, virtual reality, blockchain. In 2016, every company desperately wanted to latch on to artificial intelligence (AI). So while the earliest...

Resistance, the decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, raises red flags at every turn

All is seemingly not well in the world of Resistance, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX) that was founded in 2018 by Anthony Khamsei. Before we get to the red flags, why do DEXs exist in the first place? Well, most exchanges are centralized, and that in itself creates a high level of risk. After announcing a $30 million hack last week, and it seems more crypto assets are missing, Bitpoint is an excellent example of the problem with centralized exchanges. Enter the DEX, which spreads...

Go To-U delivers free electric vehicle charging stations with a unique twist

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise. While there is debate as to whether that’s a good thing or not, since sustainable electricity production is still under 30 percent, there’s one thing that is undebatable. Electric vehicles cause a cultural shift in how we plan our journeys, and that makes access to charging stations critical. Go To-U has announced its answer to the problem with an app that pairs drivers with eco-friendly businesses. So how does it work? Go To-U lets drivers...

Relode uses the power of connection to change healthcare recruiting

The U.S. recruitment and staffing industry is worth a whopping $158 billion, and the average cost incurred for an employer to hire a new employee is not only $4-7 thousand and if you have to use an agency upwards of nearly 20% fee of salary. In addition, it takes an eye-watering 42-52 days to fill a position. In an attempt to capture market share, reduce the time to hire, and lower the costs associated with bringing on new people, Relode is taking an interesting approach. Leveraging the power...

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