Pointless but beautiful

Reading Time: < 1 minute I came across Nexus: a facebook application which shows the relationships between your facebook friends. I was impressed by the groupings, which differentiated between groupings that I knew through social media, my time working inhouse and agency life as three clusters. But better than all that it just looks so darned pretty, kind of like… Continue reading Pointless but beautiful

Links of the day

Reading Time: < 1 minute Facebook Exodus – NYTimes.com Microsoft’s secret ‘screw Google’ meetings in D.C. — DailyFinance – reminds me of the old ‘anti-Linux’ programmes and the infamous Hallowe’en documents. Haute Dim Sum in Hong Kong – The Moment Blog – NYTimes.com – Dim sum restaurants for me to check out next time that I am over in Hong… Continue reading Links of the day

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence by Ray Kurzweil

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Age of Spiritual Machines was written by Ray Kurzweil. Kurzweil is a technological rock star, responsible for great music synthesisers and much of the developments around optical character recognition and speech recognition. This is what makes him a good futurist. The fact that he has had his hands dirty. The Age of Spiritual Machines:… Continue reading The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence by Ray Kurzweil