Sincere words about impact + practice

Surrender Coronavirus has meant that I haven’t swam in months. It was warm today in Helsinki. So I decided to go to the beach. I took a few strokes, but didn’t really swim. I found myself watching the waves coming at me, feeling into what that was like. Feeling the forcefulness of the sea. Though … Read more

Thoughts on concurrency and ubicomp development

Pile of devices
Not actually my devices, in case you were wondering

It has come to this. I am at breakfast table with five different portable/wearable devices.

They each have relatively low processing power. They get stuck all the time since I run so many apps.

So I’m thinking, couldn’t each of these devices effortlessly offload processing load to each other, wirelessly? How far are we from a future, where concurrency is so advanced?

This would seem to make it possible to make the user experiences a lot more fluid. We could make mobile devices that provide processing power where user focus is. Accordingly, it would allow deprioritization of tasks on devices the user isn’t currently interested in.

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