Elementary “Watson”

The IBM project that this week led to a spec­tac­u­lar demon­stra­tion of machine Ques­tion Answer­ing (yet anoth­er “QA” acronym) has a lot of seri­ous com­put...

Kay on the theory of value

Bril­liant sum­ma­ry of the inter­ac­tion between dif­fer­ing pref­er­ences and judge­ments in error. “Wher­ev­er there is uncer­tain­ty, mar­ket prices reflect...

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Rev­enue strong; div­i­dends down. Google invests in ideas you wish you’d had. “Patrick Pichette, chief finan­cial offi­cer, said Google was invest­ing for what...

Pikiness has a price

"‘I think sometimes that being overly type-sensitive is like an allergy,’ said Michael Bierut, a partner in the Pentagram design group in New York. ...