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Samantha, Jane, Gaia and ruing over annoyingly primitive human-machine interface

Samantha, Jane, Gaia and ruing over annoyingly primitive human-machine interface

The first thing that hit me when Theodore finished installing the new OS and started ?speaking? to ?her?, in Spike Jonze?s Her? was Jane, from Speaker For The Dead, part 2 of the Ender Series, by Orson Scott Card. I wasn?t really keen on reading the 2nd part after finishing the first book (that I thoroughly enjoyed) after seeing a… Read more →

Will this carpooling app work?

I recall seeing quite a few tweets on how Olacabs works when you use their GPS-based map service. In short, you look up the map on your GPS-enabled phone, identify an Olacabs car close to your location and click on one to book it. That’s nothing short of brilliant in a country where the details of your booked cab will… Read more →