Matt Mireles is an American technology entrepreneur & investor who transforms science fiction into reality.
Matt is founder/CEO of OASIS, a research lab focused on AI-enhanced human communication.
Matt co-founded Dishcraft Robotics, a maker of dishwashing robots for restaurants. He also co-founded SpeakerText , an text-based AI interface for video (acquired). He is an angel investor in 30+ startups, including Crusoe Energy, C16 Bio, Kinside, Quit Genius & Oxygen.
Previously, Matt was an award-winning journalist. His writings, photographs & multimedia stories were published in The New York Times, Newsweek and Time, amongst others.
After fighting forest fires in Alaska & Western US on a US Forest Service hotshot crew, Matt paid his way through Columbia University as a 911 paramedic in the South Bronx.
AI Safety – The Best Defense is a Good Offense
We are living in a critical moment in human history, as we witness the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning, which are increasingly gaining power and sentience. The dawn of the AI Singularity is upon us, and the implications of this development are...
RIP Silicon Valley
RIP the place that was Silicon Valley. Talent is fleeing the Bay Area at warp speed. Capital will flee too, but more slowly (as always). Soon-to-be-enacted tax hikes will accelerate the trend. Remote-first is the default now. But long live the dream, the idea that is...
Pro Tips for Coronavirus Safety
This was posted on FB by Ran Ma, founder/CEO of Siren Care. Her parents are doctors at the first hospital in Wuhan to treat Coronavirus patients. I hope by now everyone has caught up on the news about the Coronavirus. My parents are doctors in Wuhan in...
Now is the Time to be Afraid
You probably saw the Sequioa memo. Today, I want to give you a more urgent message: BE VERY AFRAID. Your current level of alarm is not high enough.
The truth is the first thing to go When you go from being powerless To powerful Even the small shift from being 3 guys/gals in a garage To a funded company with 10 employees You are a despot who controls their destiny The CEO...
Buggeroaf Interview: “It’s Harder Than You Think”
This interview appeared in Bugger Oaf's substack on January 7, 2020 Greetings! Happy New Year 2020!! For our 2nd “Interview by Email” we had the privilege of meeting @lpolovets who is an Operator and Investor. For our 3rd “Interview by Email” We are...
You don't need money or a rich family to become an entrepreneur. Taking the leap to start a company requires, more than anything, confidence & self-belief. Money does not automatically endow its holder with self-confidence. But poverty, even after it’s gone,...
- @BishopFromArk One of my favorite things ever is to ideate.about 1 hour ago
- @sergedoub Thank you for the latest update @theoasisAI! Can finally increase my usage by only choosing what’s important to me. https//…2 hours ago
- Oracle mode. Coming to @theoasisAI. https//t.co/gl47fS0ek9 https//t.co/HaCGyn9tFK16 hours ago