5 01, 2015

Our human disposition is to be oblivious for biometric trails

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00January 5th, 2015|Categories: Human Nature, My take on humans|Tags: , , |

(Part IV in a series on biometrics) We can recognize human faces and voices tremendously well. Even then, we regularly are making mistakes or are being deceived by our own [...]

19 05, 2014

The fallacy of “Singularity”

2016-11-16T10:46:33+00:00May 19th, 2014|Categories: Human Abilities, My take on humans, Updated posts|Tags: |

Since Moore minted his law on the doubling of processor speed in a given time interval people have been wondering when a computer would equal the power of the human brain. This moment is often referred to as “singularity”. The idea computers will surpass us at moment t= “singularity” is a fallacy.

16 04, 2014

My take on human mental (in)abilities

2016-11-16T10:46:36+00:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: Adaptability, Balance Group vs Individual, Collaborability, Decision Making, Human Abilities, Human Nature, Individuals, My take on humans, Psychology, Sociology, Trust|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Human nature and our abilities are intertwined with collaborability. My statements about them are scattered all over Red Planet Dust. I wondered if a consistent image would arise when I would collect my statements.

13 04, 2013

Your Behaviour will Haunt You in Big Data Driven Job Application Assesments

2016-11-16T10:46:49+00:00April 13th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Collaboration Mechanisms, Decision Making, Micro Collaboration, My take on humans, Opinion, Trends, Updated posts|Tags: , , , , , |

Big data will push out human factor more and more in decision-making. An interesting quote from the economist article "How might your choice of browser affect your job prospects?" underlines [...]

12 04, 2013

Trust in an Inter-connected World

2016-11-16T10:46:50+00:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Bitcoin, Collaboration Mechanisms, Decision Making, Marketplaces, Micro Collaboration, My take on humans, Next Payments, Opinion, Payments, Popular, Standardisation, Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

(This is part 3 of an article on crypto-currencies at Red Planet Dust. See for Part 1, Part 2) Human collaboration is based on trust. We do not have a [...]

28 03, 2013

Internet is changing the Nature of Man

2016-11-16T10:46:51+00:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: Below the surface, Collaborability, Collaboration Mechanisms, Decision Making, Micro Collaboration, My take on humans|Tags: , , , , , |

In an earlier post I stated that we are changing due to the effects of placing our memory outside of our brains (aka “exomemory”) and suggested that is even taking [...]

6 03, 2013

Back to the excesses of early industrial age or guided distribution of wealth?

2016-11-16T10:46:53+00:00March 6th, 2013|Categories: Adaptability, Against the tide, Balance Group vs Individual, Below the surface, Competition, Individuals, My take on humans, Society, Trends, Updated posts|Tags: , , , , , |

(translation 4 march 2014; "Terug naar excessen van vroeg-industriële tijd of naar geleide welvaartsverdeling?") One of the consequences of technological innovation is, not as you might think, the simple service [...]

4 03, 2013

Van zitten, naar staan, naar lopen achter je bureau

2016-11-16T10:46:54+00:00March 4th, 2013|Categories: Against the tide, My take on humans, Tips, Tricks & Tools, Updated posts|

Sinds 2011 sta ik als het even kan te werken achter mijn bureau. Het begon bij een klant die in hoogte verstelbare bureaus had en waar ik een opdracht deed [...]