Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring

Artificial Intelligence Hiring Tools HUB Consulting Nearly all Fortune 500 companies now use some form of automation in their hiring process, as noted in this Wall Street Journal article. From robot avatars interviewing job candidates to computers weeding out potential employees by scanning keywords in resumes, these companies are looking at AI tools to help. And more and more companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to assess possible employees. This...

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Discord Startup May Connect 2.6 Billion Online Gamers

Vishnevskiy Discord Startup Gamers HUB Consulting Discord is a voice, video, and text chat platform that connects individuals with a shared passion for video and computer games. More than 90 million people worldwide use it to communicate with friends or strangers, be it while playing an online game like Fortnite or simply to discuss the latest trend in cryptocurrency. "My whole life I've always tried to make websites or apps that connect people together," Read More...

How UX Is Being Changed by New Technology

Fortune Brainstorm Design Singapore HUB User experience (UX) has already been established as a battleground for companies to distinguish themselves in the world of digital design. But panelists at the the first day of the Fortune, Time, and Wallpaper* Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore cited new technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence, and “Internet of Things” devices as trends presenting new opportunities for companies to meet ever-rising customer expectations and adjust...

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Nike Meshes the Physical and Digital Worlds in New Concept Store

HUB Consulting News Nike Digital App concept store Los Angeles Nike is bringing some features of its mobile app to life in a new Los Angeles concept store that can adapt to consumers’ changing tastes and demands in real time. Nike hopes this will be a string of next-generation store launches. The second one will likely launch this fall on New York City’s Fifth Avenue. “We’re going to learn a lot from this store,”...

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React Native at Airbnb: The Technology

Airbnb technology React Native HUB consulting blog

React Native is a relatively new and fast-moving platform in the cross-section of Android, iOS, web, and cross-platform frameworks. After two years, Airbnb can safely say that React Native is revolutionary in many ways. It is a paradigm shift for mobile and Airbnb was able to reap the benefits of many of its goals. However, its benefits didn’t come without...

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Mary Meeker 2018 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker Report Hub Consulting Update It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the Code Conference crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner released 294 slides in rapid succession, covering everything from smartphone behavior in the U.S. to tech company competition in China. Find more information in the linked article.

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Google just gave a stunning demo of Assistant making an actual phone call

HUB Consulting News Google Duplex Onstage at I/O 2018, Google showed off a jaw-dropping new capability of Google Assistant: in the not too distant future, it’s going to make phone calls on your behalf. CEO Sundar Pichai played back a phone call recording that he said was placed by the Assistant to a hair salon. The voice sounded incredibly natural; the person on the other end had no idea they were talking to a...

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