Readers have asked for more original photography at Focal Point. I’m happy to oblige. Here’s a fun photo for the weekend, taken during my recent trip to St. John’s, Newfoundland. It’s a small city where social life revolves around stiff drinks and live music in bars. Think of St. John’s as a foggier, chillier version of Austin, Texas. I think this picture captures some of that energy.
In just a few years, basic microchips will be so cheap they could be built into virtually every product that we buy, creating an invisible intelligent network that’s hidden in our walls, our furniture, and even our clothing.