The Bloomberg terminal: clunky, costly, addictive, ubiquitous There's a good article (headline above) in the Financial Times on how the Bloomberg terminal keeps the financial industry on the hook. It's all about instant messaging, not about real time market data!
It's the birthday of Ada Lovelace the first computer programmer today and reading the New Yorker magazine's typically well written article about her from 2013 is a very appropriate way of celebrating. Her birthday reminds us that it is particularly sad that there are still far too few women in the technology industries.
StartFragment Everybody's talking about AI but sadly nobody cares to tell us what it actually is. At last a commentator has come along and asked the question. Check out the excellent article 'WTF is AI?' .