Designing the future
There’s so much wisdom in this short interview with Bill Buxton! Extracted key quotes below. Technology is not good, it’s not bad, but nor is it neutral. ‒ Melvin Kranzberg The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ‒ Marcel Proust Where is the life we’ve lost […]
Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age Electric propulsion: the future by Airbus and Siemens Automatic Motorist (1911) Faraday and Electromagnetism Cognitive Era: AI (Accessible Intelligence) Comes of Age ECE Distinguished Lectureby Bernard S. MeyersonConversation with Dr. Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer at […]
History of Local Anaesthesia
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. History of Local Anaesthesia Oxytocin – The Love Hormone Lamborghini’s Brilliant Active Aerodynamics – Huracán Performante Failed Inventions Early Television: “Magic in the Air” 1955 General Motors; Golden Age of TV History of Local Anaesthesia Talk at Gresham College by Dr William Harrop-GriffithsThe transcript […]
Why is life the way it is?
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Why is life the way it is? Is Epigenetics Inherited? The Elegant Simplicity of the Electric Universe Beyond: Our Future in Space Mistrust of Science Why is life the way it is? Dr Nick Lane ‒ The Royal Society Life is the harnessing of […]
Four Lessons for Silicon Valley from Its First Startup
Reprinted from MIT Technology Reviewby Peter Burrows A new book on Hewlett-Packard’s management history offers cautionary tales for today’s leading tech companies. In business as in life, nothing lasts forever — including the growth that high-tech juggernauts such as Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook have enjoyed in recent years. So when the growth inevitably slows, […]
My picks, 2016-12
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Creativity – Microsoft Research Talks How the Human Ear Works Why Porsche Is Revisiting the Hybrid Car It Also Invented The Nazi Engineer Who Created the First Ballistic Missile Nuclear War & Fermi Paradox – Mutually Assured Destruction Creativity – Microsoft Research Talks The […]
Inevitable End of Moore’s Law
We should optimally design future SCs like Cell Phones or even human brains so that we never repair them, but simply work around.
Microsoft and University of Washington researchers set record for DNA storage
Think of the amount of data in a big data center compressed into a few sugar cubes, or all the publicly accessible data on the Internet slipped into a shoebox. Microsoft and University of Washington researchers set record for DNA storage UW Associate Professor Luis Henrique Ceze, in blue, and research scientist Lee Organick prepare […]
How Does a Transistor Work?
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. How Does a Transistor Work? Detecting rare cancer cells with sound waves Single Atom Quantum Computing in Silicon Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation Magnetic Propulsion Strange Spider Mating Professor Dave Explains: Natural vs. Synthetic Vitamins M62 – Globular Cluster Henry […]
My picks, 2015-22
These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Boeing patents a ‘Method and system for shockwave attenuation,’ aka force field How Did We Get Here? – Are We Still Evolving? Building an Ancient, Mysterious Monument From Neuronal Communications to NSF-mediated SNARE Complex Disassembly Cédric Villani on Where Does Creativity Come From? 52-Card […]