The Unavoidable Folly of Making Humans Train Self-Driving Cars
“Of course this was gonna be a problem,” says Missy Cummings, the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics at Duke University. “Your brain doesn’t like to sit idle. It is painful.”
There are only 24 hours in a day, which is rarely enough time to tackle your to-do list. This perceived time crunch makes you hyper-aware that the opportunity cost of completing one project is not completing another. Procrastination is all about managing these tradeoffs.
Great article, and something I need to work on as well
"It's not about more family time, or more play time, or less work time — it's about living a more balanced total life,
“Important tasks are things that contribute to our long-term mission, values, and goals.”
We had three months to build Beats 1 from scratch… the first question we asked on Day One was… is this even radio? Radio had been driving pop music in the world for 50 years, and for all of those years, that was the only way to get a hit record. I’m not sure that’s still the case. Radio listenership like that is declining and in some cases gone.
Apple is great with building a first generation product, really well, and with lacking some features. But customers will buy it.
I am a big supporter of the New York Times but I do think they made a big mistake of sharing these type of pictures
interesting idea to use the algorithm to design packaging, but we can see it actually works
is an interesting discussion, should we tax robots the same as we tax normal workers or should we not
Chrome is getting a built-in ad blocker that will block all the ads on a site (including Google’s own ads) if just one ad doesn’t meet certain standards.
I always like my mechanical keyboard, I might have to get a new one
interesting to see that "his own people" won't even stick with him.
Great list to keep an eye on
This is an amazing way of reusing things that would normally be scrapped.
But even for us, it is hard to believe there was a time we weren't connected
If you were born before 1985, then you know what life is like both with the internet and without. You are making the pilgrimage from Before to After
I experienced awful behavior by other travelers more than once and it is embarrassing to say the least. People really need to change their behavior.
Why are people more inclined to have these over-the-top knee jerk responses on planes these days?
agile transformations are not about transforming IT, they are about transforming organizations
Can I get an applause?
Back when planes were still a frightening novelty, it probably wasn't out of place for someone to start cheering when the plane landed, or took off, or pretty much did anything at all.
But there's been a fan theory that Anna and Elsa's shipwrecked parents had a child when they were out at sea.
To cheer himself up and carry on with the project, Spielberg had Robin Williams phone him.
Amazing story of how a passion became a day-time job.
protect the nerds
People can have whatever political view they have, as long as it is based on facts and we allow other to have a different view than ourselves
Psychologists have been circling around a possible reason political beliefs are so stubborn: Partisan identities get tied up in our personal identities. Which would mean that an attack on our strongly held beliefs is an attack on the self. And the brain is built to protect the self.
ROBERT: Hold on, I’ll check. (Pause.) Pajamas. I’m wearing my pajamas. I swore I changed into regular . . . I thought these were jeans!
All this depends on where you are in the corporate ladder, but it can help you climb it
How the way Disney parks are designed can change the way we build a UI
Steakholders, love it!
Hard to believe there is such a business. On the other side not too impressed as well. These people cost fans a lot of money. Good to see a change.
Finally. A few months late but Google is stepping up its assistant game
Great use of GIF