Technology systems simplify processes, increase efficiency and protect people and property. In this context, it is the current state of humanity’s knowledge of how to combine resources to produce desired products, to solve problems, fulfill needs, or satisfy wants; it includes technical methods, skills, processes, techniques, tools and raw materials.
Following on from last week’s post about the Periodic Table of the Internet , here’s another interesting re-imagining of the World Wide Web, this time in the form of a map of the Tokyo metro It was created by Information Architects Japan and I think it’s almost as confusing as the real thing.
Humans still rely on geographically separated, hierarchical, and centralized governments that acquire resources through involuntary confiscation and dispense top-down laws and regulations that officials typically claim to be public goods” and should apply to everyone” living or working in the government’s geographic area of monopoly control.
As the planet approaches adding another billion or more people, and as an increasing number of those people are wealthier than they’ve been before, the question of where our food comes from and how we raise it becomes more than an academic discussion, as farming is 10 percent of the world economy.
The ability of deep neural networks to intuitively and correctly recognize features after being fed with the widest possible range and volume of data on a subject is also a function that has helped researchers at Google’s Research Lab propose an unusual eye test for diabetics.