新公司QWiki

研究了一下新公司QWiki,三点感触:1)有技术门槛;2)目标清晰,“forever improve the way people experience information”;3)做平台,platform。
看过该公司两位创始人在Techcrunch Disrupt上show demo的演讲后,很容易被公司创立者所展现出的创业激情所感染。
该公司网址:www.qwiki.com

augmented humanity

最近经常出现思维短路的情形,是不是个人太依赖云存储了?自己的个人日程、笔记、参考资料都在云端。移动应用和云计算在带来‘augmented humanity’的同时,会不会让人自身的记忆退化?

或者根本就不是因为以上原因,而是自己已经老了。

如下内容为转载:


This is no small vision, no tactical marketing ploy—it’s becoming a key part of Google’s picture of the future. In a speech last September at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, Schmidt talked about “the age of augmented humanity,” a time when computers remember things for us, when they save us from getting lost, lonely, or bored, and when “you really do have all the world’s information at your fingertips in any language”—finally fulfilling Bill Gates’ famous 1990 forecast. This future, Schmidt says, will soon be accessible to everyone who can afford a smartphone—one billion people now, and as many as four billion by 2020, in his view.