Tag: FUTURE

Readings for Lunch — [ 17 Jul 2017 ]

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Avebury Stones by Demeter Sztanko (source)

FUTURE

Carmageddon is Coming

An overlapping confluence of three different technological waves — the smartphone, the electric vehicle and artificial intelligence — have created the conditions for a technological disruption so profound it’s going to change almost everything about the way we move in modern society.

FUTURE

What if AI is a failed dream?

We’ve been told the artificial intelligence revolution is right around the corner. But what if it isn’t? What if this is just another false dawn?

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Jul 2016 ]

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Portrait of Leonilla, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn (source)

FUTURE

Master Plan, Part Deux

Via Luca Mascaro
Elon Musk, looking back at the previous ten years of Tesla, and anticipating the future of the company: self-driving buses, self-sufficient solar-powered houses, machines that will makes the machines. #mustread #mindblowing

CATEGORY

Stack Exchange Network Status – Outage Postmortem

Yesterday the Stack Overflow/Exchange websites experienced a 34 minute outage. Incredible to say, the direct cause was "simply" a malformed post that caused one regular expressions to consume high CPU on the web servers.

Readings for Lunch — [ 17 Aug 2015 ]

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Fireworks at Porto Recanati, Italy – Photo by Leonora Giovanazzi – (source)

FUTURE

How a driverless car sees the road

Statistically, the least reliable part of the car is… the driver. Chris Urmson heads up Google's driverless car program, one of several efforts to remove humans from the driver's seat.

DESIGN

Beyond Design Thinking

“A codified, repeatable, reusable practice contradicts the nature of innovation, which requires difficult, uncomfortable work to challenge the status quo of an industry or, at the very least, an organization.” Definitely a very provoking presentation.

Readings for Lunch — [ 10 Jul 2015 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Via Jonathan Davidoff

WEB

Safari is the new IE

A very outspoken – and commented – blog post about the lack of support that Safari and Apple are showing to the web community and ecosystem.
I have to admit it, so sadly true.

FUTURE

These are the projects Elon Musk is funding to prevent killer AI

No, we are not talking – at least, not only – about killer robots and Skynet. It's more about practical concerns, social and political implications of a future dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

Readings for Lunch — [ 17 Jun 2015 ]

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(amazing photos of double rainbow @ sunset in Sydney)
TECH

Time > Click

One of online businesses' main goals is to measure engagement / attention of users, and now, a new variable is entering the mix: time people spend on posts (surely, the more time, the more curious we are…) – read on to learn more why time is indeed precious!

FUTURE

Postcards from the Future

Ever wondered how London would look like in the future, after all the potential impacts of climate change? Two artists have developed a series of images…scary!