Articles by Jed Harris

Jed Harris has worked in computer systems design for more than forty years, at Doug Englebart’s Augmentation Research Center, Alan Kay’s Learning Research Group, as Director of the Intel AI Lab, and a Distinguished Engineer in Apple Labs.

Curating Evolution

Introduction Consider the meanings of words. Since language was invented hundreds of millennia ago, the meanings of words have continuously evolved. Importantly, this collective evolution has been achieved, not through premeditated coordination, but rather through exploration and convergence in use. It is a buzzing, booming cauldron of meanings, yielding effective, drifting, locally-coherent yet globally disparate […] [Read More]