Expect Labs' MindMeld receives strategic investment from IBM, Samsung and Telefónica towards the creation of 'anticipatory' or 'perceptive' computing - systems which are socially and contextually grounded by mediating interactions and constantly listening (and semantically parsing) what they hear.
We used to say 'content is king'. Now we say 'context is king'. Tomorrow will we say 'consent is king'.
From Understanding Computers and Cognition, Chapter 3: Understanding and being, - Terry Winograd & Fernando Flores
Tech_spec is the most beautiful blog I've seen. It drifts through colour palettes as you scroll down, which is super hypnotic. Thanks to @andystewart_ for making me aware of it.
Exformation (originally spelt eksformation in Danish) is a term coined by Danish science writer Tor Nørretranders in his book The User Illusion published in English 1998. It means explicitly discarded information. Often in language, as much meaning is conveyed in what you omit as in what you include.
Excellent TED talk from Jeff Hawkins, arguing that intelligence should not be behaviourly measured but instead by the ability to predict - and that the principle function of the neo-cortex is to record and replay experience into the mammalian brain, providing a stream of predictive expectations.