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Part 1 – Bridging the Gap: Wantware and the Future of Computing

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Introduction

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, innovation often brings new challenges and complexities. Artificial Intelligence (AI), once a realm of science fiction, has become an integral part of our daily lives. However, as AI’s influence grows, so do concerns about security, transparency, and accessibility.

At MindAptiv, we believe in a future where technology is not only powerful but also comprehensible and accessible to everyone. Our approach centers around wantware—a concept that transcends traditional coding and opens the door to a new era of computing. We created a six part series of articles to explore how wantware and AI redefine computing. In this article, we’ll explore how wantware bridges the gap between coders and the majority of people on the planet. In the articles that follow, we will explore the future of AI security, beyond regulations, AI in everyday life, AI and the human element, and a roadmap to AI security.

The Code-Driven Paradigm

For decades, computing has been driven by code—complex programming languages that act as intermediaries between human intent and machine execution. While this model has led to remarkable technological advancements, it has also created a significant divide.

The vast majority of people worldwide lack the knowledge and expertise to write or understand intricate lines of code. This divide restricts their ability to harness the full potential of technology, limiting their participation in an increasingly digital world.

The Wantware Revolution

Wantware represents a paradigm shift in computing. At its core, wantware seeks to replace the traditional code-driven approach with something more intuitive and accessible—Meaning Coordinates.

Meaning Coordinates: These are not lines of code but rather comprehensive descriptions of intent. Meaning Coordinates encompass all the possible ways an intent can be interpreted for generating binaries or executing code. They make the intentions behind computing actions clear and comprehensible. Meaning Coordinates enable wantware that seamlessly execute efficient adaptive-actions, while considering details such as beliefs, mind, powers, experience, history, story, signal and idea (see figure 1 for the wantware process). These are details that are often not considered by software developers. This represents a groundbreaking approach to computing, delivering superior efficiency, security, usability, and enhanced quality.

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Fig. 1 – Wantware process diagram showing how everyone has the ability to instruct machines

Intent-Driven Computing: Essence, our approach to intent-driven computing, is a prime example of wantware in action. It’s a leap forward from traditional code-based computing, where users define their intent, and the platform generates the necessary instructions. It’s like instructing technology in plain language, making it accessible to a broader audience.

Key Advantages of Wantware

  • Accessibility: With wantware, anyone can participate in the world of computing, regardless of their coding expertise. It breaks down the barriers that have long separated coders from the majority.
  • Transparency: Wantware fosters transparency by making AI behavior understandable. Users can see how their intent is interpreted, enhancing trust and accountability.
  • Security: By replacing traditional code with Meaning Coordinates, wantware addresses many vulnerabilities inherent in coding, offering a more secure computing environment.
  • Scalability: Wantware’s efficiency allows it to generate an unlimited number of machine instructions from a compact codebase. It transcends the limitations of traditional open-source software.

The MindAptiv Vision

At MindAptiv, our vision is not just about introducing a novel concept but about transforming the way the world interacts with technology. We aim to bridge the gap between technology experts and the wider population by making computing more accessible and secure.

Conclusion

The future of computing is not about creating more complex code; it’s about simplifying interactions. Wantware and Meaning Coordinates represent a revolutionary approach to computing—one that empowers individuals, enhances transparency, and makes technology more secure.

As we embark on this journey, MindAptiv is committed to sharing our vision and making wantware and Meaning Coordinates broadly available. Together, we can bridge the gap and ensure that computing serves as a tool for all, transcending the limitations of the code-driven paradigm.

In part 2, we explore the future of AI security, its challenges and opportunities.

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