The future of tech is ambient computing according to Walt Mossberg… and he’s probably right. In the future, technology won’t be about gadgets and hardware because it’ll be always present, in the background, waiting to help when you need it. It’s a very cool picture of the future he leaves us with. The rest of the stories are below.
Given our interest in technology, it should be no surprise that we experimented with new technology that brought audio to life in our podcast. Enjoy the new sounds!
This week, we talk about Microsoft’s price cut of the Surface Pro, the 40 Days of Dating blog, the new Her movie, Bill Gate’s comments about Project Loon, Computer-Brain research, Samsung’s attempted ban of Apple’s iPhones, Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post, Nokia’s new commercial poking fun at Apple, Netflix’s crazy algorithm for deciding what movies you like, and Blackberry’s impending doom.
Episode 71 comes after a rough loss for the 49ers. Of all the horrible things to happen in the week, this was the worst. But we pull ourselves together to talk about technology. Here’s what happened.
Elon Musk offers to help Boeing with their battery problem, Microsoft reveals that you’ll only get to use 23gb of the 64gb Surface Pro, Apple introduces a 128gb iPad, RIM changes to Blackberry along with a new mobile OS, researchers figure out how to print 3D moon bases, Newegg defeats Soverain to saves the Internet, driverless cars are closer than you think, and Nintendo announces they’re going to lose money this year.
This year… Sigh… We’ll get them next year… Go 49ers!