2 years ago in Everything
I never thought that voice control would be that useful until I had my daughter... being able to turn on the white noise, turn off the tv, play her music, etc while having my hands full of toddler is very useful.
 2 years ago in Everything
unless you think it's a bad thing for them to have an API then they don't distribute data either
 2 years ago in Everything
Shun him you say? Shun Gates for what he did to Apple, Netscape etc etc. Shun Googlers for what they're doing to competitors, shun Larry for suing about Java....and so on. Will anyone knowledgeable be left?
 2 years ago in Everything
I bet someone on the board reached for some connections and it just happened to be the military.
 2 years ago in Everything
Coca Cola's interpretation of the tradition is as valid as anyone else's.
 2 years ago in Everything
I have begun wondering aloud about whether the social media era is our closest approach as a species to telepathy.
 2 years ago in Everything
That feels isomorphic to the problem of time travel.
 3 years ago in Everything
On screen today we have shows like Game of Thrones that really deliver at making us feel things and keeping us surprised.
 3 years ago in Everything
most people are differentiated by completely controllable factors
 3 years ago in Everything
The smartphone golden era may be coming to an end, pumped for whats next.
 3 years ago in Everything
we think there's a big business model/opportunity related to being the best in the world at understanding how humans perceive their own faces and the faces of others.
 3 years ago in Everything
Having lived through the horrors of the pre-smartphone days
 3 years ago in Everything
the agonizing pain of [..] standing in line at a grocery store
 3 years ago in Everything
I never heard about #ElsaGate before. There is obviously a pedagogic message in the videos.
 3 years ago in Everything
If anything, I think these devices are more a money grab on the "spies" than a significant intrusion on the targets.
 3 years ago in Everything
Fewer, higher value employees has been the trend in many industries for the past few hundred thousand years.
 3 years ago in Everything
People could eat protein paste and have it taste like filet mignon. They could walk between the same two rooms in their house but feel like they were in Versailles. VR could massively reduce the global demand for energy and materials.
 3 years ago in Everything
A screen reader is going to see an SVG element and I imagine at best it will use some alt-text or other "description" of the graphic. Versus if the data is literally `123{123,234,435}424` then a person without vision can get much more information about what's actually being conveyed.
 3 years ago in Everything
Someone will still have to control and maintain these robots.
 3 years ago in Everything
My phone provides the same services to me digitally that the analog world provided.

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