Michael Herrick's blog

The World Wide Web is still 45 years behind the times

My friend Daniel wrote an article titled A rejection of the rejection of the 1970s where, among other things, he describes some remarkable artificial intelligence programs from the late ’60s with natural language powers far more sophisticated than that of certain trendy technologies people pay through the nose for today. How far we haven’t come! An even more depressing example is a technology that’s literally changed the world, but hasn’t come even close to its full potential—the World Wide Web.

9 more paragraphs

Log In

What's New

To legalize or to moot?
Ayn Rand
August Dvorak
It's a scary, dangerous world
No skating
Always know the time
The Big House, by Stephen Cox
Chickens again
Samuel Alito and gun control