“In 2020, we’ve seen an explosion in remote work, with an increasing number of people and companies turning to productivity apps to more deeply connect with their coworkers and work in ways not possible through conventional video conferencing. Add in VR and its ability to engender social presence—the feeling that you’re sharing a virtual space with someone else—and you have a recipe for successful collaboration at a distance. And it just got a whole lot easier with the launch of Spatial on Oculus Quest.” via Oculus Blog.
Drones are Planting 40,000 Trees in a Month on the Path to One Billion by 2028
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Analog, Digital + Computational Institutions
This module will continue our exploration of the transaction cost view of economic history. The past 150 years can be divided into three eras — the analog era, the digital era and the computational era. v1.02
McDonald’s Hits All-Time High as Wall Street Cheers Replacement of Cashiers with Kiosks (via CNBC)
The Machine Learning as a Service (#MLaaS) Ecosystem Grows … Bonsai as a #MLaaS Implentation Company
From Venture Beat – “AI startup Bonsai has raised $7.6 million to grow its platform that simplifies open-source machine learning library TensorFlow to help businesses construct their own artificial intelligence models and incorporate AI into their business.”