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The Mirror of Language

The age of thinking machines will be a new age of mystics extracting truth from hidden worlds. The new generative AI models like GPT-3 and DALL-E have amazing powers. They can generate essays, stories, scripts, […]

The Age of AI has Begun

Bill Gates outlines why Artificial intelligence is as revolutionary as mobile phones and the Internet. In my lifetime, I’ve seen two demonstrations of technology that struck me as revolutionary. The first time was in 1980, […]

Welcome to the Oldest Part of the Metaverse

Ultima Online just turned 25 and offers a lesson in the challenges of building virtual worlds. Today’s headlines treat the metaverse as a hazy dream yet to be built, but if it’s defined as a […]

The Theology of the Leadership Pipeline

What business books discuss—leadership, governance, and culture—is the bread and butter of theology, both Biblical and natural. There is no way to understand the world without appealing to these terms. Even an atheistic worldview takes […]

The Implications of Recent AI Announcements

Last week Google announced Generative AI for Google Workspace. Not to be outdone, a few hours later, Open AI announced GPT-4 — perhaps the most advanced large language learning model ever. Ben Parr breaks down […]

Magic as a Metaphor for Discussing Language Models

We need a non-anthropomorphised vocabulary for discussing language models. And at least one is starting to bloom, often with meanings that are surprisingly consistent across people working with these models. Some people playing with language […]

Technology Over The Long Run

Bringing to mind how dramatically the world has changed can help us see how different the world could be in a few years or decades. Technology can change the world in ways that are unimaginable, […]

Design Systems in The Time of AI

How will AI impact the world of UI design and development? How will AI impact how design systems are created and used? “Why should you invest in a design system?” The answer in a bajillion […]

React.js: The Documentary

“React.js: The Documentary” brings you the full story behind the early days of React, focusing on the dedicated group of developers who helped bring it to the world stage. React is easily one of the […]

ChatGPT Is Ingesting Corporate Secrets

After catching snippets of text generated by OpenAI’s powerful ChatGPT tool that looked a lot like company secrets, Amazon is now trying to head its employees off from leaking anything else to the algorithm. According […]

Welcome to The Era of AI Vertigo

If you believe the press releases and CEO bluster, navigating the internet and accessing information will look completely different in a few mere months. AI enthusiasts will tell you that the sheer size of these […]

THTHNG: Desolation Unknown

Clocking in at just over 1 hour, “Desolation Unknown” is part of a 3-part horror anthology homage to one of the greatest horror films of all-time, and is also the first full length ‘film’ created […]

What Ails Google and How It Can Turn Things Around

Can Google achieve a “soft-landing” — i.e. gradually transform and become a powerhouse again while continuing to grow steadily? I joined Google just before the pandemic when the company I had co-founded, AppSheet, was acquired […]

The Rise of Tanker Shipping’s ‘Shadow Fleet’

Sanctions have split the world’s tanker fleet in two. On one side, those that follow Western rules; on the other, those that don’t. The European Union and G-7 nations, together with Australia and Japan, implemented […]

The Next Generation Of Large Language Models

What will the next generation of large language models (LLMs) look like? The answer to this question is already out there, under development at AI startups and research groups at this very moment. It is […]

The Tao of Alibaba

In “The Tao of Alibaba”, Brian A. Wong explores the philosophy behind the retail giant and its effects on China’s decades-long economic transformation. The visionary thinker R. Buckminster Fuller articulated a philosophical, almost spiritual faith […]

The Human Behind The Curtain

Behind the AI chatbots and delivery robots are human workers, hidden from sight, keeping everything running. Since ChatGPT took the world by storm last fall, people have been in a frenzy debating the impact artificial […]