While this election sends intelligence levels plummeting, technology continues in the opposite …

Tom Toles)The campaign so far has been a kaleidoscopic festival of insanity, on one side anyway. But even discounting that, the real world is moving relentlessly in a different direction. We have been arguing over who can make the economy work like it did before, when anyone with eyes can see that isn’t going to happen. Robots have been busy replacing our hands, and artificial intelligence is gearing up to replace our minds, or what is left of them. IBM is somewhere on the leading edge of this revolution with Watson, and here’s an article looking at the economics of that. But the particulars of the economics of Watson don’t matter. Watson and similar are busy working on their resumes, and you can be certain they’ll look vastly more impressive…


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