nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week April 17 to 21
KRISTIN HOUSER - FUTURISM
Details on Elon Musk's newest company, Neuralink, have finally arrived. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO now has his sights set on remaking our minds, bringing the power of computer technology directly into our brains.
WILL KNIGHT - MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
An expert who is studying Bitcoin and blockchain technologies says those looking to commercialize them need to be aware of potentially dangerous technical issues.
DARRELL ETHERINGTON - TECHCRUNCH
Baidu will develop cloud-based AI solutions for use in cars in partnership with global automotive supplier Harman, across efforts that include building Baidu’s DuerOS voice-based personal assistant into cars.
CADE METZ - WIRED
Facebook is transforming the camera on your smartphoneinto an engine for what is commonly called AR. The company will soon allow outside companies and other developers to build digital effects that you can layer atop what you see through your camera. “This will allow us to create all kinds of things that were only available in the digital world,” Zuckerberg said.
JUSTIN SOMAINI & DAN WELLERS - DIGITALIST MAGAZINE
Trust will be the most important currency in the digital future—one that companies will have to earn and work diligently to keep.
MARK PAPERMASTER - TECHCRUNCH
The laws of physics can’t be fooled and we have reached a level where the miniaturization of transistors is now bumping against physical limits.