Readings for Lunch — [ 04 Oct 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Generative art finds its prodigy (source)

TECH

How to kill your tech industry

In World War II, Britain invented the electronic computer. By the 1970s, its computing industry had collapsed— thanks to a labor shortage produced by sexism.

INNOVATION

Google glass is back – now with artificial intelligence

Google Glass lives—and it’s getting smarter.
On Tuesday, Israeli software company Plataine demonstrated a new app for the face-mounted gadget.
Aimed at manufacturing workers, it understands spoken language and offers verbal responses. Think of an Amazon Alexa for the factory floor.