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The Inflection Point

Written by Ken Granville

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The field of computing is currently experiencing a significant inflection point, driven by the rapid progress in Generative AI. As AI technologies continue to advance at an accelerated pace, we find ourselves at the threshold of a new era in computing. However, amidst these advancements, questions about understanding, control, and transparency have emerged.

Generative AI: A Double-Edged Sword

Generative AI has emerged as a powerful tool, capable of creating complex and sophisticated machine behaviors. While it holds immense promise, it also presents a challenge: understanding and controlling what is essentially a black box. As AI systems generate code and instructions, the inner workings of these systems remain opaque to most users. This lack of transparency raises critical questions about control and trust.

Enter Wantware: Enabling an Intent-Driven Computing

In this rapidly evolving landscape, wantware stands out as a beacon of clarity and control. Essence, our Intent-Driven Computing ecosystem, is not just another coding assistant or AI tool—it represents a paradigm shift in computing. At its core, Essence brings transparency and explainability to the forefront.

Unlike traditional coding assistants that recommend code to programmers, our platform operates at a deeper level. It doesn’t simply point to code libraries or generate code; instead, it real-time generates pristine machine instructions, bypassing the need for traditional programming languages. The key to the power of Essence lies in its ability to map every action and process to meaning coordinates.

Understanding the Power of Meaning Coordinates

Meaning coordinates are the building blocks of this approach. Every action, every process, and every outcome within our platform is represented in meaning coordinates. These coordinates provide a clear and human-centric way of expressing intentions and instructions to the system. It’s a shift from coding to describing what you want in a language that everyone can understand.

Transparency and Explainability by Design

One of the most significant advantages of the wantware process is its inherent transparency and explainability. Unlike black-box AI systems where processes are shrouded in mystery, wantware operates with full visibility. Users can trace every action back to its meaning coordinates, making it clear how a desired outcome is achieved.

In a typical Low-code Application Platform (LCAP), app builders use a declarative interface to drag and drop pre-coded elements into place. While this simplifies the development process, it doesn’t eliminate the underlying code. With wantware, users instruct machines in their own style of thinking and expressing meaning. It’s a no-code computing experience where the user’s intent is paramount.

Going Beyond the Limits of Software

Wantware, enabled by Essence, represents an unprecedented opportunity to transcend the boundaries of traditional software. It empowers users to control and understand their computing experiences fully. Instead of being constrained by the limitations and vulnerabilities of code made from programming languages, wantware operates in a realm where every action aligns with the user’s intent.

As computing ventures into uncharted territory, wantware is leading the way, offering a clear path forward. With transparency, explainability, and the power of intent-driven computing, wantware is poised to redefine how we interact with machines. It’s not just a tool; it’s a paradigm shift that takes us beyond the boundaries of software into a future where computing is truly under our control.