Category: technological failures

101 and failures of Machine Learning

Nowadays, ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) and ‘machine learning’ (ML) are cliches that people use to signal awareness about technological trends. Companies tout AI/ML as panaceas to

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Can technology fail humanity?

Technology, a combination of two Greek words signifying ‘systematic treatment of art/craft/technique,’ is: the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes used in the production

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Top 10 dotcom flops

Starting from year 1995, the world got an extra doze of anxiety. All approaches to millennia are debates between “the roosters and the owls.” Conspiracy

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Story of Iridium

It all started one day in 1985 with a vision and commitment of one of Motorola’s brightest engineers, whose wife complained that she was unable

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The Vasa sinking

The Swedish flagship Vasa‘s first and final sailing in August 1628 left fine fodder for future management consultants – an all-purpose cautionary tale of an

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