Tag Archive: ai

Writing Prompt: Hack the future!

I’ve been talking about spam and hacking and the future a lot. I’m obviously not alone. But in addition to the really huge ways the world will change (and it will, health care is in for a giant change in the next decade or so), the world will change in a lot of tiny ways. Automation is going to become a bigger, more powerful, and hopefully…eventually…more intuitive and user-friendly thing. Things like Amazon’s dash buttons will become more common. APIs,…
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S2.5 The Senior Guy Did Not Like Being Alone in the Office After Midnight

The Senior Guy Did Not Like Being Alone In The Office After Midnight by Mary Clemons   Mary has spent many years in the software industry watching a great deal of interesting things which are both good and bad.  After the last episode of undesirable activities in the workplace, she decided it was time to leave the office and put her fingers back to work documenting what she’s seen and experienced instead of writing down the steps to enter data…
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Random Roundup

Mostly not of this earth, but a little of this earth. Just a normal random roundup. Also humans. Not of this Earth Planetary rings are incredibly beautiful. They may be the remnants of the destruction of dwarf planets. The rings are pieces of Dwarf Planets that got torn off in passing, which were then ripped to pieces! Juno – I don’t care how old this is – is out of safe mode and awesome. NASA is awesome. Humans managed to…
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Spring Roundup

Spring is here and so I’ve done a spring roundup. Well they are vaguely tied to spring in my head. Emotional intensity, sensory experience, creativity, and of course SMBHs. (What don’t you think of Super Massive Black Holes when you think of spring?) Reading YA and introverts and emotions Jocelyn at 52 Letters has a great post about seeing yourself in characters, about emotional reactions, and about the way we expect our characters to be. I highly recommend it. I’m…
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Local Robots

What robots have you interacted with recently? Ever? What are your local robots? I’ve been talking to people and looking at robots a lot lately, when most people talk about robots they talk about they are thinking of Asimo.   Your local robots might include Vending machines Roombas Drink vending Car washes ATMs Redbox Self-checkout Which did I forget? It really seems like once we get used to a robot we call it something else and just assume it is…
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Creative AIs

I’ve been thinking about the new wave of creative AIs. When will AI be able to take over many of the jobs? It is coming, the question is when. How long until AIs go from iterating (which is primarily what they are doing now) to revolutionizing? That is the real trick with art and creativity in all things. Not just thinking about how to build a better mousetrap, but how to build a house that is mouse proof. Part of…
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Color and Climate Roundup

This isn’t actually about just color and climate, but I they both start with a C? I’m not entirely sure. I just read the whole climate change article and feel overwhelmed. Colors and words! Color Thesaurus More words for colors is always a good thing. Plus this is just beautiful. Nameless colors And taking color in the exact opposite direction is paint that is unnamed. Writing and AI Robots Learn Values from Books Would you want the future of AI…
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