Imagine if I went to my economics teacher in 1987 and explained any one of these seemingly crazy ideas to them: I’m going to ask a ton of brilliant authors and historians to donate their time, write factual articles, check each other’s work, and not… Read More »It’s the “crazy” ideas that change everything
What Will Reality Be? How do you predict the future? There are many ways, of course, but here are two which seem to work well for some things: You take something that currently exists today and extend it out to the future, then think about… Read More »Forget VR and AR: Focus On Manipulated Reality (MR) Instead
Near Future, No One Will Need To Know How To Drive I was talking with my sons the other day about driving – I have one son who is learning to drive and another one who is interested and I told them that their generation… Read More »Your Grandkids Won’t Need to Know How to Drive
Aren’t Robots Great? Just got back from watching Terminator Genisys and of course read the article on how a number of tech luminaries are trying to place some rules around AI (didn’t Isaac Asimov already come up with some really good rules a long time… Read More »Robots Are Awesome
No, Smartphones Make Us Smarter There has been a lot of talk recently about how horrible it is that we spend so much time on our smartphones – our smartphones are rotting our brains – we can’t think for ourselves because we have our smartphones.… Read More »Are Smartphones Making Us Stupid?