Automata Eve launch

Reading Time: 3 minutes Automata Eve launched the other week and I got to go along to their headquarters just off the Pentonville Road to find out more. Automata Eve first impressions At £5,000, the Automata Eve sits at a weird place in robot manufacture. It’s an expensive hobby device or a lightweight industrial product. Automata freely admitted that … Read moreAutomata Eve launch

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Holographic-like video conferencing: a killer app for AR? | eeNews Europe – really??? Apple’s new iPads cling to old Apple Pencil | The Verge – this looks like a potential mess WSJ City – Feds scrutinise development and FAA approval process – interesting how they have gone in this direction focusing on the FAA approval … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Ken Kocienda: product and software design

Reading Time: 1 minute Interesting talk with Ken Kocienda, covering his experience on product management and software design at Apple. Kocienda was a software engineer at Apple during Steve Jobs second time as CEO. Kocienda has since written a book – Creative Selection about his experiences. Interesting bits include: Apple’s approach to open source in 2001 The role of … Read moreKen Kocienda: product and software design

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Faster Robots Demoralize Co-Workers | Careers | Communications of the ACM – A Cornell-led team has found that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort—and they tend to dislike the robots – to be fair I’d expect to see something similar if … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Chinese netizens on Zara model controversy. I love Asian Boss’ qualitative interviews Anand Giridharadas on the modern gilded age and how we should be skeptical of plutocrat philanthropy. New Balance China tends to march to the beat of its own drum. But even I was surprised by these sweatshirts with new romantic type detailing. Samsung’s … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지