Sentient code: Stephen Wolfram’s linguistic computing platform

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm
John Koetsier,

Tick­ets on Sale Now

In 2002 Stephen Wol­fram released A New Kind of Sci­ence and imme­di­ate­ly unleashed a firestorm of won­der, con­tro­ver­sy, and crit­i­cism as the British-born sci­en­tist, pro­gram­mer, and entre­pre­neur over­turn…

The jobs of the future belong to data science and user experience designers

The jobs of the future belong to data scientists and user experience designers
Stacey Higginbotham,

GE and design may not seem to go togeth­er, but as it con­nects its indus­tri­al prod­ucts, med­ical devices and home appli­ances to the inter­net and rethinks its busi­ness for the con­nect­ed age, the com­pa­ny is focus­ing on user inter­faces a…

Google street view shows dead people

You can use Google Street View to see the dead
Jess Zimmerman,

Wow, is there nothing Google can’t do? Street View can take you under the ocean, to the surface of Mars, around the South Pole, inside an abandoned Fukushima town, and up some difficult hiking trails. And now, one Oregon man’s experience suggests…

Raw: advanced data visualization via cut and paste

New tool lets you visualize just about anything in 5 minutes (maybe less)
Derrick Harris,

There’s a new web tool called Raw that makes it real­ly easy to do some advanced visu­al­iza­tions on data in just a few min­utes. (Hat tip to Nathan Yau of Flow­ing­Da­ta for point­ing it out.) The way it works is pret­ty sim­ple: You paste data…

Sublime Google street view photos

From spooky to sublime, these Street View pics are hard to forget
by Tim Hornyak,

Montreal artist Jon Rafman’s Nine Eyes project collects some of the craziest Google Street View images you’ve ever seen.

If you’ve never taken a ran­dom walk through Google Street View, the expe­ri­ence can feel like a dream in slow…

Calico: Google’s first leap into health enhancement

Calico: How Google’s stab at the fountain of youth could transform health care
Christina Farr,

Google is back in the health busi­ness with a mys­te­ri­ous new ini­tia­tive to com­bat death itself.

Google’s top exec­u­tives didn’t say much about the biotech ven­ture, called Cal­i­co, when they announced it on Sept. 18, except to say that i…

ReconJet creates Google glass competitor with Apple connections

Google Glass competitor ships 50K units, gets Intel investment, and hints at Apple connection
John Koetsier,

Google Glass com­peti­tor Recon Jet, which bills itself as the Google Glass for ath­letes and pro­fes­sion­als, has secured an invest­ment from Intel Cap­i­tal.

In per­haps big­ger news, the com­pa­ny announced that is has already shipped 50,000…

The data factory is the next industrial revolution

Sequoia’s Sir Michael Moritz: The ‘data factory’ is the next Industrial Revolution
Jolie O’Dell,

Early Bird Tick­ets on Sale

SAN FRAN­CIS­CO — Com­pu­ta­tion power, appli­ca­tions, device and ser­vices costs, and stor­age are expe­ri­enc­ing a dra­mat­ic upheaval not unlike the Indus­tri­al Rev­o­lu­tion of cen­turies past.

All that adds …

Google just eliminated the market research business

Google just put the market research biz on notice — Tech News and Analysis.

Silicon Valley is Hacking Your Food |

Silicon Valley is Hacking Your Food |

Create An Intimate Map Of Your Life, Using Just Your Email Inbox | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

Create An Intimate Map Of Your Life, Using Just Your Email Inbox | Co.Design: business + innovation + design.