Social Value of Online Communities

Social media might be taking precedence in our lives these days, but there is another form of online communication that we used to (and for some of us still) rely on for exchanging knowledge or receiving emotional support from strangers – the online forums or bulletin boards. For example, Stack Overflow features a Q&A platform... Continue Reading →

Under the Hood

Shhhhhhhhhh…….. Lean in a little closer…closer…whoa, not that close! I’m speaking (writing) in hushed tones because in this special sort-of-but-not-really-post-post Halloween episode we’re discussing the dark side of AI. Imagine this nightmare scenario: One day in the not too-far-off future, you’re on the way to work. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining, the... Continue Reading →

The Invention of the Minivan

Imagine, if you will, a country where everyone moves from place to place in single person combustion engine vehicles. A country where all the laws, expectations, and infrastructure is built to support only single person vehicles. In this world of singular travel, the population realizes that it is inefficient and that all of these single... Continue Reading →

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