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Max Goff

Max Goff is the CTO for Kostizi, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a 20-year veteran of software development with 9 years at Sun Microsystems, 6 of which were spent serving as a Java technology evangelist, specializing in JMX, Jini, and Jxta technologies. He is a published author, writer, and inventor with three distributed computing patents, and three patents filed while serving at Kostizi. Goff holds an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, an MSA from the University of Phoenix, and is a nine-time Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. He is also a member of the IEEE and a professional-level member of the World Future Society.

 

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Max Goff concludes his series on the future of artificial intelligence and compares the roles of the human craftsman and the human-created superior intellect.
Max Goff continues his series on the future of artificial intelligence and compares the roles of the human craftsman and the human-created superior intellect.
Max Goff previously compared the professions of "The Blacksmith and the Bookkeeper," one of which is extinct while the other thrives. In his new series, he looks to the future of artificial intelligence and compares the roles of the human craftsman and the human-created superior intellect.
This series of articles explores the role of the blacksmith and the bookkeeper in 19th century economies, explains the extinction of the one and the growth of the other, and compares the postmodern role of programmer to both, culminating in forecasts for the likely evolution of software...
This series of articles explores the role of the blacksmith and the bookkeeper in 19th century economies, explains the extinction of the one and the growth of the other, and compares the postmodern role of programmer to both, culminating in forecasts for the likely evolution of software...
This series of articles explores the role of the blacksmith and the bookkeeper in 19th century economies, explains the extinction of the one and the growth of the other, and compares the postmodern role of programmer to both, culminating in forecasts for the likely evolution of software...

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The last day of JavaOne 2006 began much like the first day of JavaOne 1996, with the intrepid Scott McNealy providing comic relief, pithy comments and yet another top ten list. There was...

Still enjoying a market cap over $100 billion despite a rocky market the past few weeks, Google is nearly as well capitalized as IBM, and over 8 times that of Sun. The extent to which stock price...

I’ve never been to Mecca … not literally nor metaphorically. I did take a vision quest once, years ago earnestly seeking much needed insight via a journey through four Western states and my...

Field of Themes

“For everything that matters.” That’s the power of Java, or at least another one of the themes at the conference this year. It’s a nice slogan, though it doesn’t...

What themes may come must give us pause...

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The night before:

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Has it been a year? Actually, no, it's been eleven months since the last Moscone soiree. Eleven months ago, the eleventh JavaOne, eleven years in the standard solar cycle ... this year should be...

I admit it: I really like Jini.

I have had a strong Jini bias since first learning about it, which was, to my reckoning, right before it was officially...

Yesterday I reported that there seemed to be more attendees this year ... which does still seem to be the case today. But I'm hedging now, because there was no official announcement (at least...

The Age of Participation.

That's was the focus of the Jonathan Schwartz keynote this morning. The Age of Participation ... presumably not named for...

I generally tend to wake early on travel days with the nagging thought that I need to repack my bags, even though I pretty well packed everything the night before. Yesterday morning was no...

Arun Gupta's Blog a few days back referenced joint Sun/Microsoft sessions at JavaOne. Clearly,...

According the a recent article in the JDJ, the return of technology has begun. The much-anticipated post-PC era has finally...

My old friend Peter Karlsson (formerly of Sun) recently wrote to say he had gotten married in Singapore (which is itself of rite of passage) and had also joined the ranks at Micro$oft. I was...

Is the Idea of implanting a passive RFID tag inside your body something that raises your Orwellian fears? Do you get Biblical "End-of-Days" shivers?

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I left the employ of Sun Microsystems in November of 2002, after nearly 9 years of service, the final 6 of which were spent traveling our fair globe with the heady title of "Technology Evangelist...