computers

How the “Mother of All Demos” Changed our Lives

I recently learned about a computer demonstration dubbed “The Mother of All Demos” given 40 years ago by Douglas Engelbart at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco. Douglas showed off the NLS computer to a crowd of 1000 computer pros.  The demo of this system given on December 9, 1968 is now considered one of the most important in modern computing history.

Spike Jonze’s New Movie “her” Examines Falling in Love with Artificial Intelligence

Spike Jonze’s New Movie “her” Examines Falling in Love with Artificial Intelligence

Scarlett Johansson‘s voice wakes you up to persuade you out of bed. Later, while talking about past romances Scarlett’s voice offers heartfelt advice and soothes your fears about love. No, this is not a dream, it just might be the future.