Artificial intelligence and design

A quick survey of the latest on artificial intelligence and design turned up the following: When Websites Design Themselves  (Wired) Artificial intelligence still requires intelligence  (Venture Beat) How Robots, IoT And Artificial Intelligence Are Transforming The Police  (Forbes) Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains  (New York Times) China is moving into more hardcore … Read More

The intersection of technology and culture

An internet search of the words “technology and culture” turned up the following articles: Future Retail Success Depends On Culture, Not Technology  (Forbes) Amazon’s search for a second HQ can change cities for the better  (Dallas News) Tencent Pictures announces 43 projects at its annual press conference  (Business Insider) In Amish Country, the Future is Calling  (New York Times) Bullet … Read More

Quantum computing and the Landauer limit

Quantum computing? Let’s start here: Scientists Just Invented A Whole New Kind of Quantum Computer  (Wall Street Pit) This quote in particular caught my attention: According to the report, which used the Landauer limit, “computing will not be sustainable by 2040, when the energy required for computing will exceed the estimated world’s energy production.“ The Landauer limit – the energy limit that’s … Read More