2023-07-02 Links

Om Malik: AI Hype – Smoke & Mirrors. The reason apps worked was a. Happiness (enchantment) or b. Utility (or solving a problem). The same holds for AI apps.

I discovered RSS (& Google Reader) from a Toastmasters’ speech about the subject, & have been hooked on RSS ever since to keep up with my reading. This Verge article was another one to reminisce about that time.

Long read from the Gradient: Why Transformative AI is really hard to achieve

Ethan Mollick: The Homework Apocalypse

An interesting Twitter thread for book openings