Modularity issues, utopias, AI, and more Innovation & Technology in FTN Daily #97, Tue, Jan 24, 2017
The Modularity Malaise
Building modular phones, like project ARA, is hard, expensive and the result cannot compete with non-modular phones. Jean-Louis Gassée for Monday Note
Crowdsourced phone crowdsucks
Crowdsourcing has one flaw. It steals focus. Ashley Carman for The Verge
Fab city project
A fully integrated utopia. Georgina Wilson-Powell for Pebble Mag
Under the self-driving hood
A peek into the future of driving. Guilbert Gates, Kevin Granville, Anjali Singhvi and Karl Russell for the New York Times.
The impact of AI on the insurance business. Insurers.AI on Medium
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