Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new computer vision algorithm that they say is capable of creating short animations simply by looking at a still picture and predicting what will happen next.Show More Summary
The Run-up podcast did something along the lines of my Nov 14 proposal to create connections between red and blue state people. They did three podcast conversations between friends and family members, each of whom voted for different candidates. Show More Summary
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Ben Hur' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Pete's Dragon'. 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
the sequel to Bushes of Love, both masterpieces
I'm interested in tools that generate what I think of as "Twitter Text". Here are a few examples. https://twitter.com/NYTNational/status/796460381040480256 https://twitter.com/Digiday/status/801443297738846208 https://twitter.com/bigthink/status/799387423335743488...Show More Summary
fifth episode of their brilliant Star Wars remixes; worth it for the opening alone
as usual, the behind-the-scenes is as interesting as the final product
Japan has been a hub of technical innovation since at least the 1980s, and this week the Japanese government announced that it will be hopping on one of today’s hottest technology band wagons by building the world’s fastest supercomputer for deep learning research. Show More Summary
Next year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and […]
For NaNoGenMo, @liza made Blackout—a Python script that generates blackout poems in the style of @austinkleon.
animated 4K interpretation of Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights
short student animation visualizes the feeling of social exhaustion
or just the HUD
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Pete's Dragon' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Jason Bourne'. 'Snowden' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Since we launched YouTube Kids less than two years ago, we’ve seen families across the globe download the app tens of millions of times and rank it consistently among the top 5 apps in the App Store and give it an overall 4+ rankingShow More Summary
Humanity has lived through many uncertain periods in our collective history. Economic instability, institutional racism, war, famine, environmental disasters, slavery, abject poverty, disease, physical and mental abuse — we’ve seen it all, and we’re still here to tell the tale. Show More Summary
A complaint from the MPAA has led the cyber-crime division of Ukraine's National Police to raid FS.to, one of the country's most popular pirate sites. Thus far 60 servers have been seized and 19 people have been arrested, but policeShow More Summary
I swore off cable news, but tonight I cheated and watched Rachel Maddow. Learned what a sanctuary city is, a good smart thing. Immigrants can call the cops without fear of being deported. So crimes don't go unreported. So police can help keep the peace. Show More Summary
Private cloud, public cloud or hybrid cloud? This quest […]
Increasing diversity in technology can have two meaning […]