Originally Presented at the ‘Solve for X’ science variety show (Dragon Con 2017)
This is a smartwatch. The company I work for builds the processor that makes it … smart. This thing is straight out of a Star Trek episode. It feeds me information from a globally connected computer network, uses artificial intelligence to predict my needs, and responds to my voice. I use that last feature more than you might think, given my odd relationship with both science fiction and voice recognition.
Continue reading “William Shatner Validated My Career Choices”
The Dream Parade is a reminder of why I always travel with a camera … especially in Taipei.
Continue reading “Taiwan’s Dream Parade #photography”
I’ve thought a lot recently about connecting with people. Some of this comes from working with technology, but a lot of it comes from two recent deaths. One connected to me through his voice, another connected to me through her words. Both haunt me in weird ways. Continue reading “Eugie, Tom, Creation and Connection”
The beginning of the year is a weird time to think about endings. Hard to tell if that’s bad luck or perfect timing. Continue reading “Endings”
Welcome to Nantes, France. OK, maybe that isn’t entirely true. Welcome to a Best Western at the end of the #75 bus line, which is a 15 minute walk to my company’s local office, which is in the suburbs of Nantes.
It’s a bit like people in Norcross welcoming you to Atlanta.
Continue reading “Not Every Day Is A Vacation”