Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Rise of the machines

1,712 views

Published on

James Whittaker's Closing Keynote at UXPA 2016

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

Rise of the machines

  1. 1. the internetof things life is getting really interesting and the riseof the machines and maybe a little scary james a. whittaker distinguished engineer @docjamesw docjamesw.com meme my overly fancy title where i say stuff where i write stuff
  2. 2. tomorrow hasn’t looked like today during any of our lifetimes … not once change is the solitary constant so … what’s next? if you look into the future and see the present … you’re wrong @docjamesw
  3. 3. what will the future look like? what technology will it require? will you meet the future or spend the next decade chasing it? @docjamesw the future is a disruption of the present the present is a disruption of the past
  4. 4. 1980s mainframes/ dumb terminals 1990s pc/ local networks 2000s web/ ecommerce 2010s mobile/ apps 2020s iot/ big data @docjamesw slowing innovation slowing innovation slowing innovation slowing innovation developer pain developer pain developer pain developer pain new scenarios new scenarios new scenarios new scenarios web: was a destination now a data source search: was human-initiated now machine-initiated apps: were nouns now verbs
  5. 5. machines today it’s lights and thermostats tomorrow it is every device @docjamesw open/close lid monitor use reorder chemicals check/maintain water quality troubleshoot self-repair
  6. 6. machines are going to talk to each other they will share data/discover truth @docjamesw
  7. 7. machines as computers shrink scenarios for every ‘thing’ @docjamesw monitor use resupply suggest meals self-maintain end of life/ replacement self-market
  8. 8. no screens machines don’t need our input so why do we need screens? @docjamesw
  9. 9. web ads apps ads purchases devices purchases subscriptions micropayments things subscriptions micropayments sharing machines ? @docjamesw
  10. 10. machines smarter, fairer, unbiased, balanced few tasks they can’t do better @docjamesw
  11. 11. us? artists, philosophers and poets? or is there a grander purpose? @docjamesw
  12. 12. us? we’re machines too higher levels of consciousness await @docjamesw
  13. 13. us explorers, healers, terraformers, peacemongers discoverers, inventors, answerers of questions @docjamesw
  14. 14. perhaps … we weren’t meant to go to heaven but instead to create heaven for ourselves the meaning of life isn’t something given to us by a higher power but something we claim as we evolve into that higher power @docjamesw
  15. 15. god, it is said, created us in his own image, but through our magic machines it seems more likely we will create god in ours @docjamesw
  16. 16. james a. whittaker distinguished engineer @docjamesw docjamesw.com meme my overly fancy title where i say stuff where i write stuff the internetof things welcome to the future and the riseof the machines where life is full of promise

×