My thoughts on Alexa’s Noah Function and The AI movement.

Noa’s new Alexa skill has human narrators read news from NYT, FT, Economist & others https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/noas-new-alexa-skill-has-human-narrators-read-news-from-nyt-ft-economist-others/ — Read on techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/noas-new-alexa-skill-has-human-narrators-read-news-from-nyt-ft-economist-others/ I think this is a fairly useful innovation, yet it seems to lack the genuine feeling of innovation. Are they…

The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Perfume

How ironic to think about. The seemingly attractive scents we adorn ourselves are extracted from sources worthy of disgust. Are you going to feel the same next time you reach for that bottle of perfume knowing it consists of the…