Why don’t we have more time at the end of the day because we’re definitely doing stuff faster than when we were typing or sending telegrams. I think as we create more time, we invent more stuff to fill it up.
So we will always be pursuing that unpursuable [sic], unattainable moment of getting that much work done and then stopping because now there’s more stuff both with work and entertainment to fill up the time that we’ve freed up.
David Pogue: How has technology made our lives better?
I don’t think I’m in any better position to answer that than anybody.
) that I wrote in early 1987, in the 2nd year of my undergraduate degree at University College Dublin, Ireland.
In 4th year (early 1989), I hooked it up to my Net account (on the node IRLEARN on EARN/BITNET), so that when I was logged off (or to be precise, disconnected, from a VM/CMS system), it would process all talk messages sent to me.
How can they the iframe on a different domain communicate with the script without being blocked for security reasons? But think twice before starting this project for there's a lot of solutions on the market.
"his programme induced a dialogue more human than any other I've seen" - Turing's biographer Andrew Hodges (author of Alan Turing: the Enigma) in "The Turing Test in practice".
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MGonz is finally written up as a book chapter: Humphrys, Mark (2008), "How my program passed the Turing Test", Chapter 15 of Parsing the Turing Test: Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer, Robert Epstein, Gary Roberts and Grace Beber (eds.), Springer, 2008.
This goes back to an "Eliza" AI chat program (see What is an "Eliza" program?
Touchtone phones are faster than rotary, e-mail is faster than postal, people have more of a voice on the world stage when they have a blog or they make a pod cast.
And the real question is, why hasn’t technology brought us more free time? Now that we can check our e-mail in the bathroom or work on our presentation on the subway.