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Author of “Evil Robots, Killer Computers, and Other Myths: The Truth About AI and the Future of Humanity”. See

I also maintain a website,, that contains a free 400-page AI 101 book.

I started my career as a postdoc in the Yale University Computer Science Dept Artificial Intelligence program. I’ve been a founder or co-founder of three companies in the AI area including Esperant which became one of the leading business intelligence tools of the 1990’s, co-founded Device42 which is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the country, and have been fortunate enough to participate in two IPOs and multiple M&A exits. I’m also an active angel investor and do some AI consulting work on topics of interest to me.

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Twitter: @sshwartz

AI Author, Investor, and Serial Entrepreneur

Steve Shwartz

Steve Shwartz



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