Blockchain Reading for 05/30/2017

Walmart Wants to Track Delivery Drones With Blockchain Tech – CoinDesk “For example, last October, Walmart announced that it was working with IBM to develop a supply chain solution focused on China’s pork market, the largest in the world.” tags:bc blockchain walmart 3 Hints that Your Travel or Transportation Company…

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General Reading for 03/07/2016

This is the amazing design for NASA’s Star Trek-style space ship, the IXS Enterprise – The Washington Post “NASA engineer and physicist Harold White announced a few years ago that he was working on a potentially groundbreaking idea that could allow space travel faster than the speed of light. Yes,…

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Best Food Reading for 12/27/2015

Eggs Benedict Recipe | SAVEUR “Here is our adaptation of chef John Doherty’s modern-day recipe from what is now the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.” tags: f eggs benedict Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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General Reading for 12/19/2015

Presence Capital launches $10mil VR fund – “The firm also announced it has had it’s first closing in its inaugural fund of $10 million and has kicked off its initial investments with virtual reality and augmented reality companies including Harmonix (makers of the game Rock Band), Baobab (story and character-driven…

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General Reading for 10/16/2015

Marine Corps Study Finds No Detriment to Morale in Mixed-Gender Combat Units – The New York Times “The Marine Corps has long held concerns that integrating women into combat units could erode morale in all-male platoons and lead to increased sexual tension that would undermine fighting capability. But a Marine…

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General Reading for 10/14/2015

Dear passengers: Safety on an airplane is no joke “There’s nothing worse for a flight attendant than seeing passengers evacuating an airplane with luggage, going down evacuation slides with suitcases and running from a burning plane with 22-inch roller bags.” tags: bs airplane safety Posted from Diigo. The rest of…

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What I’m Reading on 05/07/2015

Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple’s entry | PCWorld “With Apple offering its own tool for developers to see how their apps are selling, pressure is on specialist vendors to improve their offerings. On Wednesday, App Annie announced it had acquired mobile measurement company Mobidia to do just that.”…

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What I’m Reading on 12/10/2014

Introducing a New Generation of Mobile Apps for the Enterprise « A Smarter Planet Blog A Smarter Planet Blog “Today, we’re delivering on that promise by announcing the first 10 mobile apps that will come to market–the first of many that we have on the drawing boards. I’m impressed by…

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What I’m Reading on 05/26/2014

Hotel’s history exposed – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Saranac Lake region — Adirondack Daily Enterprise “Roedel restoration of Hotel Saranac is in full swing” tags: bs hotel history adirondacks Unless You Have Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity is in Your Head — NOVA Next | PBS “That finding comes from…

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My scale of cognitive computing

Last week I hosted a strategy session for my group at IBM Research and I used the following as a scale of how cognitive certain types of computing are: Bob’s Scale of Cognitive Computing Sentient “we can do without the humans” systems Learning, reasoning, inferencing systems Cognitive-enough systems Most analytics…

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