Endless Questions on AI at a Techonomy Dinner
By David Kirkpatrick
Jon Stein, CEO of Betterment, a fast-growing “robo-advisor” for personal finance and investment decisionmaking, said “When Betterment started, there was a lot of fear that the human role [of investment advisor] would disappear. But that did not happen. Each person instead can now serve more customers better.” Longtime New York venture capitalist Alan Patricof chimed in to say “We’re going into a phase where we’re teaching ourselves to get better and better” through the use of computing.