Machine to Human, Instead of Human to Machine

We could generalize software solutions as humans trying to find their way to a server. Through an iPhone app, a website, or a kiosk. The data is store remotely, the utility is hiding behind a propriety door (gatekeeper), the human is the one seeking that door, with a key (account, authentication), and behind that gated … Continue reading Machine to Human, Instead of Human to Machine

Machines That Think Think Like Machines

“Machines that think think like machines. That fact may disappoint those who look forward, with dread or longing, to a robot uprising. For most of us, it’s reassuring. Our thinking machines aren’t about to leap beyond us intellectually, much less turn us into their servants or pets. They’re going to continue to do the bidding … Continue reading Machines That Think Think Like Machines

Thoughtfulness

Being absorbed in or involved in thought is incredibly valuable. Firstly because it is innately human (machines can’t think [not for themselves at least]), and because it is good for innovation (assembly lines don’t think either).