Tag Archive | "Automation"

Watson the Medic and the End of the Information Economy

Friday, February 18, 2011

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Recent posts on IBM’s Watson applied to medical diagnosis (see this article for example) show how advanced computers of the future will do to the information economy what computers have already done to manufacturing, namely make information processing so efficient that it becomes a small part of our economy and providing further evidence that we […]

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3D Printers, Thinking Computers & Economy of Meaning

Monday, February 14, 2011

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The article, Print Me a Stradivarius on the Economist, is a good example of one of the emerging technologies that is rushing us towards The Economy of Meaning. It shows how 3D printers are gaining ground manufacturing products that we use, and how this all reduces the costs of manufacturing. True, this article is about […]

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