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 […]

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 […]

Blockchain cuts out the Middleman

The Internet decentralised information. The Blockchain will decentralise transactions. “a 1% transaction fee may not seem like much, but down a 15-step supply chain, it adds up. […] The decentralization that blockchain provides would change that, which could have huge possible impacts for economies in the developing world” Source: The Promise of Blockchain Is a […]