The AI takeover, the best mobile games 2016, email details, and more Innovation & Technology in FTN Daily #73, Tue, Dec 27, 2016


The state of AI

Artificial Intelligence is making big strides ever since it learnt how to learn. Sandra Upson for Backchannel.

https://backchannel.com/the-ai-takeover-is-coming-lets-embrace-it-d764d61f83a


Plugging in

With the much ridiculed wireless AirPods, Apple is getting ready for a post iPhone world. Neil Cybart for Above Avalon.

https://backchannel.com/the-ai-takeover-is-coming-lets-embrace-it-d764d61f83a


F*cking email, how does it work?

Some more, some less technical insights into the daily operations of a top notch mail host. Bron Gondwana for FastMail.

https://backchannel.com/the-ai-takeover-is-coming-lets-embrace-it-d764d61f83a


Players gonna play

The best in mobile time wasters of 2016 — i.e. the top smartphone games of this year. Adrian Chen for The New Yorker.

https://backchannel.com/the-ai-takeover-is-coming-lets-embrace-it-d764d61f83a


The farming economy

Independent machines and the sharing economy offer new business models for farmers. Sarah Mock for NewCo Shift.

https://backchannel.com/the-ai-takeover-is-coming-lets-embrace-it-d764d61f83a


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