In This Episode: Tech divide, new and old. Practical AI. Search engines. Future of programming.
(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)
- 0:50 GR: The tech divide in everyday life. Dealt with a 2023 ticket system and a 1990s parking system in the same evening with remarkable contrast
- 08:00 LN: License plate recognition
- 09:30 GR: Pay by phone parking meters
- 14:00 LN: Practical AI (as opposed to chatgpt, co-pilot, etc.)
- Added into existing tools like Photoshop, Canva, & others.
- Often disguised as features (though often AI because marketing)
- Grammar tools, for example, have been around for some time, and they’re getting smarter.
- 20:00 Large language models – turning into a buzz term
- 23:00 LN: Find myself using different search engine(s)
- 26:00 GR: Apple and search and billions of dollars!
- 30:00 GR: Will AI take over programming? https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2023/11/20/a-coder-considers-the-waning-days-of-the-craft
- 32:00 Coding is an art
- 35:00 History in coding
- 40:00 Computer language speaks computer
- 49:00 Engineering
Ain’t it Cool
- 51:00 LN: What’s Our Problem?: A Self-Help Book for Societies – Tim Urban (Wait but Why)
- 52:30 GR: Star Trek – rewatching original