Vasco Pedro

Portugal 

Vasco Pedro is cofounder and CEO of Unbabel, the Y Combinator-backed startup that combines crowdsourced human translation and machine learning to deliver fast translation services to businesses with human tone and nuance. Vasco previously worked for Google helping to develop technology for data computation and language at scale, and served as a research faculty member at the Technical University of Lisbon. Vasco holds a PhD in Language Technologies from Carnegie Mellon University in the field of computational semantics. Additionally, Vasco is a Fulbright Scholar, mentor, and advisor to a number of startups on top of being a serial entrepreneur.

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a geek since Jul 2015

Big Data

A final invention? How AI is changing the world

We take a look at three industries where AI could become a game changer, as well as the best AI initiatives in those industries that are already seeing momentum
Jul 27, 2015

Entrepreneurship

An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017

Robotics

An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017