[Te1] The first portable computer weighed twenty tons.
[Te3] We may be too worried about science creating artificial brains and maybe not enough about synthetic brains.
[Te4] Jeff Jacoby argues against breaking up Google. After watching Microsoft get knocked off its perch, I’ve moved against the notion that technology companies in particular need to be broken up.
[Te5] David Tracy wrote of the confusing and dangerous world of aftermarket car parts. We have aftermarket radios in both of our cars, but I’d be wary about anything involving kinetic safety.
[Te6] Microsoft is sinking data centers. Literally and intentionally.
[Te7] This is truly amazing. The question, of course, is whether or not it can be used for instant replay in sports.
[Te8] Seems noteworthy that Microsoft isn’t on this list, which probably tells us what we should (or more to the point, shouldn’t) do with the three that are.
[Te9] You know what software design really needs? Brutalism!
This sounds really trippy.
Anti-electricity cartoon from 1900. pic.twitter.com/Uqf27zu5Je
— Zsuzsanna (@2x2sometimes5) June 12, 2018