Listen on Spotify Listen on Anchor On this first-ever episode of Automation & Authorship, we had guest author Kayla MacNeille on to discuss #PitMad (a quarterly pitching event on Twitter put on by @PitchWars) and the general writing community on Twitter. Here are a few show notes: About Kayla Kayla has been a writer […]
Automation & Authorship
Two of my passions are engineering and writing. Automation & Authorship is a collection of thoughts on both subjects and where they intersect.
At Disney, creating the themed rides and attractions we all know and love has been a feat of engineering so unique the company has its own name for it: Imagineering. In 1952, Walt Disney founded WED Enterprises (now Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc.) to oversee the development of Disneyland. In the decades since, […]
For years, Boston Dynamics has been working on “changing your idea of what robots can do.” Their quadruped robot Spot has gone through quite the transformation from what I would consider the stuff of sci-fi horror to what can now only be called lovable. Meanwhile, Atlas is becoming more and more humanoid every day, able to […]
I love automation. I believe it improves manufacturing processes and quality of life. That being said, there are plenty of flawed automated systems out there. Kneaders is wonderful, and I didn’t write this article to slam them at all, but to make a point. So may I present, a bad experience with automation: I pulled […]