Articles by Nigel Birkenshaw

King Ludd #22: Domesticated Intelligence

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The idea of a smarthome that merely does what the owner expects is an oxymoron. A smarthome must be able to make decisions, sometimes wrong ones.

King Ludd #16: On Beer

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Is it possible to choose the best beer to drink (or any other critical decision) if you have enough information and the right tools to process it?

King Ludd # 5 : Bitcoin : Bullish or Bullshit?

March 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Digital currency Bitcoin has lost some value, both economic and trustability, in the wake of theft. Does this prove the currency is just a libertarian ponzi scheme?

King Ludd #4 : Android is Dead

February 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

With Chrome OS being given preferential treatment and Google’s development of Dart, it might be time to start looking at headstones for the little green robot.

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