Week 1 notes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sarah Radzihovsky on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 172/272 at Stanford University taught by Professor Byron Reeves in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 18 views.
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Date Created: 01/23/16
Notes for Week 1 A 30 year history of the future https://www.ted.com/talks/nicholas_negroponte_a_30_year_history_of_the_fu ture#t-‐6401 • People and computers together (TRENDS) o Initially computers weren’t yet for humans o Fingers were though to be stupid but now we use touch sensing all the time o “not serious computer science” o transformed to be not about the media but about the movement/message o For a while we were moving all services onto the device and making everything more accessible in one place (but it wasn’t the real thing) o Now we’re moving things back off the device but looking at INTELLIGENCE. § Can I build the things in my life to know what I want without doing to much work to ask them? o Learning best approximated by computer programs § Bugs >> must debug (iterate until you find what is wrong/ misunderstanding) § Can learning happen where there are no schools? • 1 laptop/child startup • dropped off laptops without instructions o hacked android within 6 months o children taught each other using the laptop o What’s next?? § Connect the last billion • Rural • Plan: connect them with a stationary satellite (can connect 100 million people with 2 billion dollars) o What we were spending in Afghanistan every week o Therefore we should be doing it § Ingesting information • Ex: Swallow pill and know a new language Internet Trends (Meeker) • Developing markets tend to have lower GDP per Capita/spending power • Millennials o Tech savy o Expect flexible work hours o Most important thing to millennials = meaningful work § What managers think is most important things to millennials = money o Internet access and smartphone subscription are constantly rising • Connectivity has changed o People are connected 24/7 with mobile devices • Online Platform/ marketplace Income = material for many people • Armed with Mobile Devices + Social Media = Helping Drive Innovation • Big Internet Markets = China + India o Most used apps in India are all communication apps o Top of E-‐commerce sales
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