Computer technology has not yet come close to the printing press in its power to generate radical and substantive thoughts on a social, economical, political or even philosophical level. The printing press was the dominant force that transformed the middle ages into a scientific society. Not by just making books more available, but by changing […]
A few recent podcasts that caught my interest: When Your Side Project Blows Up with Dawson Whitfield of Logojoy. Logojoy is an online logo creator that uses machine learning to create the perfect logo for you. "Meh, this isn't AI," you might say. Doesn't matter — it has the same disruptive impact. Can you imagine […]
The project is being guided by the artificial-intelligence researcher Sebastian Thrun, who as a Stanford professor in 2005 led a team of students and engineers that designed the first winning entry in an autonomous vehicle contest organized by the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Since then, Dr. Thrun has focused more of his activities […]
Inferring intent on mobile devices. Brainstormed list of many different ways context could be discovered on a mobile device.
Future display http://db.ly/xf @A_L @andymboyle Assholes. The beard competition started a week ago. (in reply to) Seven hours of meetings today. New record. Aperture’s face tagging functionality is wicked skynet. I’m glad I have @greglinch as my personal Twitter curator. Woohoo, new running shoes!
This came to me, as many ideas do, at 5 o’clock in the morning: Google Earth now has Street View. To many, it comes as no surprise; Google has many web properties which will work quite well in unison once they are integrated. With the addition of Street View, though, the company is well on […]