I'm a big user of RSS feeds, and used to pretty much live in Google Reader before Google killed it. In the months after GR was shut down, I tried a number of different RSS reading services including Feedly, AOL, Digg, and many others including client based products. I settled fairly early on Feedly, although it … Continue reading What do you use to keep track of the blogs and sites that you follow?
Now that Google is delving even deeper into artificial intelligence, the minds behind "Don't be evil" might face real questions of right and wrong. This week the Mountain View search titan snatched up DeepMind, which develops artificial intelligence software. The price tag and the specifics of the deal remain unclear, but Google will set up an … Continue reading As artificial intelligence grows, so do ethical concerns – SFGate
So, just before making the last post, I discovered that HuffPost had changed their commenting policy, now requiring that people reveal and verify their real names. HuffPost had previously promised that they would grandfather older accounts out of this policy, but have apparently rescinded that promise. I understand why HuffPost is doing this, but I … Continue reading Huffington Post commenting policy