The tech of 1984

So, I’ve just read Nineteen Eighty-four. Not because Trump is using ‘alternative facts’ and unintentionally making the book sell out on Amazon. Frankly, I just wanted to read for some time already. And having read it, I’d like to talk about the other, non-political, side of the book: the tech. Beware: full spoiler territory ahead.  A world […]

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Books: What Sapiens taught me about business

I’ve just finished reading  Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A brief history of humankind. It’s a great read that takes you through our species history, from the first homo sapiens to the future of what we might become. Three things of this story stuck with me the most. I’ll share them in this post. If you […]

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How Amazon Go gives me an uncomfortable itch

Amazon Go is about more than just a frictionless customer experience. It’s about a service that might collect a lot of customer data.

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The problem with rating systems and how to solve it

This week I finished a book that made me reconsider my ratings for other books. It was that good. As I rated my book on Goodreads.com, I noticed a shortcoming in rating systems: I can’t redefine my definition of ‘best’.

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Tutorial: build a Facebook Messenger chatbot with API.ai

Every time a new technology pops up, I try to think of a simple project that I can use it for. This time the technology is chatbots. It took me a good Sunday afternoon to set one up. In this post, I’ll take you through my process and you’ll learn how to create a basic […]

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My first laugh with AI

When I read an article on The Verge about a Google AI that recognizes what I’m drawing, I just head to try it. When drawing at my best, something interesting happened: it made me laugh.

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