[Miscellany] Not smart; not oil; not AI

The connected home is not smart I only noticed this now; but, it seems that, when Google merged the Home and Nest divisions, it rebranded the connected home from ‘smart’ to ‘helpful’. The announcement said: Today, we’re committing to that goal by bringing the Home products under the Nest brand. Our first step as Google … Continue reading [Miscellany] Not smart; not oil; not AI

Spotted elsewhere: Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Reddit AMA

What? An AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, on Reddit. Sir Tim Berners-Lee not only invented the World Wide Web (WWW), but also made it freely available, thus giving up any royalties. He is, without a doubt, one of my personal heroes. Where? Posted by @Wired, on Twitter. So what? The AMA session … Continue reading Spotted elsewhere: Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Reddit AMA