We make tools to help us solve specific problems. They have an embedded knowledge that helps us get things done. Think about a hammer, the claw to help remove nails is a piece of embedded knowledge. Someone solved that problem years ago and built it into the tool. New tools are more dynamic, they are responding to how we work and, in some cases, learning our habits.
What could new tools with embedded knowledge look like? Will they read our minds? Would they change behaviors based on context? We wondered how embedded knowledge could help in the kitchen with everyday cooking.
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