This week’s Brain Food features Mariana Mazzucato and her thoughts on how technology revolutions get funded. Who will fund the next revolution to get machines more intelligent than us? venture capitalists, Wall Street, existing billionaires? If the next revolution is similar to the last one, it’s most likely to be the government, specifically the US government!
Haven’t see all of our tweets? Don’t worry, here’s some of our favourite tweets from us last week; an update on robots and er, robot sex. Also the Mac birthday and a potential solution for the fallout caused by robot automation.
This week’s Brain Food explains “The Internet of Things”. It’s a buzzword cropping up all over the place. We look at what it is and what it means for us.
Why is Google going to pay over $3bn for a company that makes smoke alarms? We explain how this is part of the ‘internet of the things’ and how your home is the big marketplace for this.
Haven’t see all of our tweets? Don’t worry, here’s some of our favourite tweets from us last week; including robots vs humans jobs, what Obama’s NSA speech means and a profound piece on digital culture.
“Big Data” is a big buzzword right with companies asking themselves what it means for them and how they will exploit it. But what does it mean for you, the ordinary citizen?
This week’s Brain Food explains Moore’s Law. This ‘law’ underpins a lot of thinking behind the predictions of our technology becoming more intelligent than us and when it might happen.