The 2020s

The theory of Childhood Amnesia states that adults generally cannot reliably retrieve memories from before they were ~7-10 years old. This means that from about 2019 onwards – only 4 years from now – all new adults will not remember a time before smartphones. Mobile computing & ubiquitous broadband networking will be perceived as natural, …

Apple Watch Charging

The space available for the Apple Watch battery is severely constrained. Unless Apple has developed some breakthrough battery technology I’m expecting 1.0-1.2 Watt-hours (the Moto360 has a 1.1Wh battery). How they optimize the use of that single watt-hour of energy is hard to predict, but as long as it’s best-in-class Lithium-Ion we can speculate about …