Computational X

I like this technique from Kevin Kelly to simply add “computational” before any current practice to imagine its future. Computational biology, physics, chemistry already exist; but how about computational cuisine, real estate, politics, etc? It becomes surprisingly compelling.

Similar to Chris Dixon’s prediction advice for the Internet: “Anything it hasn’t yet dramatically transformed, it will”. We live in exciting times.

2 Comments

  1. Ario
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Permalink

    Computational love making? Computational camping?

  2. admin
    Posted March 10, 2011 at 11:25 pm | Permalink

    Touché. Though computational dating and computational travel might get you there…