Very interesting article from the NY Times on the ‘downfall’ of IBM’s Watson. Maps quite well with what Steve Jobs said many years ago: “I have my own theory about why the decline happens at companies like IBM or Microsoft. The company does a great job, innovates and becomes a monopoly or close to it …
Great article from Marco Arment on the news about the “death” of the MP3 format. Worth a read: https://marco.org/2017/05/15/mp3-isnt-dead Marc
Great post from a long time Android user & security journalist. Worth a read: Goodbye, Android: http://t.co/p4QwqSx75P http://t.co/uiQ2lWiTeD Frankly I hope Google would change his ways on this. Marc
In this post Marco explains his first impressions on the new MacBook and why he thinks is not a great machine. Worth a read. Apple’s priorities have changed. Rather than make really great products that are mostly thin, they now make really thin products that are mostly great.
Bladeless turbines, this seems like a amazing idea. Almost maintenance free, due to the lack of gears or other moving parts, and silent. And as a bonus, 50% cheaper! Imagine the potential of combining this turbine with the tesla powerwall. Future looks inspiring! Bladeless turbines source. Tesla powerwall source.
Wolfram Alpha is getting better and better, now also identifying what is contained in pictures. AI is getting better and better: Source