Coding with two heads

I love stories like this, that peel the layers of the hard work that makes real innovation happen, to reveal something thats often counter-intuitive. This is the fascinating story of Googles only Senior Fellows – Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat – a pair of coders that solved foundational problems for Google and helped create the […]

What we get wrong about technology

Source: What we get wrong about technology — ft.com The point of this article will be clear to anyone struggling to use new technology in current processes. The article stops short of future predictions but the insights from the past are illuminating. To become really transformative, Electricity required the reinvention of the the manufacturing process, worker […]

Garbage in, Garbage out

Machine learns racial and gender biases embedded in human data. Lets not assume AI will be evil or wise. AI see, AI do, like any monkey. At some point it may grow up and learn ‘good’ from ‘bad’ but thats debatable. Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within […]

Who needs CGI?

Stan Draws Spaceships – Beautifully This deceptively simple hand-drawn animation, created out of passion, has more beautiful scene framing, composition, perspective and cuts, all of which is sync’d beautifully with the narrative, bringing the subject alive. Most of the heavy Computer generated graphics animations you typically see don’t even come close, relying more on graphic […]