Algorithms control more of our experiences than ever before. What we watch on Netflix, what we listen to on Spotify, what gets recommended to us on Instagram, all of these choices are governed by software designed to learn our preferences and feed us more of what we want. But what if those algorithms didn’t care what we wanted? What would life be like if we truly had no idea what was coming next? That’s the question Max Hawkins set out to answer a few years ago. This is his story.
Modern smartphones are almost on par with desktop PCs in terms of RAM and CPU power. Can we replace a computer with a smartphone? Samsung is investing time and money for years in DeX technology. How usable is it? Let’s try to figure it out.
I recently wrote about my experience of using Raspberry Pi 4 as a desktop replacement. This was generally very positive, however, the effective usage of the Raspberry Pi requires some Linux knowledge. Samsung DeX, by contrast, is aimed at a wider audience. …
Every gadget has a story. A new publication from Medium about consumer technology.