Musings on the (for now) strange world of chat, where the interfaces are untestable, every use leaves a logfile, each interaction is a survey, and we talk with our cars and bank accounts.
Google’s Mail products are a Trojan Horse with which the company is turning “use the Internet” into “talk with an AI.”
In a few years, algorithms will be able to describe video content as well as humans can. Unlocking the pent up information in petabytes of video will have wide-ranging impacts on society.
Big data, smart agents, and new interfaces are cool on their own. But together, they’re a virtuous cycle that shows what the next decade of tech looks like.
Representative government is broken. But now we’re all connected, maybe syndicates can fix it?