Eyes Opening

Facebook’s new AI research is a real eye-opener

☞ Facebook’s new AI research is a real eye-opener

A fascinating technical evolution that allows the photo-editing software, driven by artificial intelligence systems, to replace the closed eyes in our photographic shots with a pair of open eyes coming from our photo library.

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suggested reads for June 17, 2018

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Two months after the scandal it’s interesting to see how mass reaction to the event was non-existent and now Facebook still operates as if nothing happened. Maybe GDPR is not perfect, but it shows that Laws can protect us when it seems we do not want to be protected.

Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now

… paradoxical … that the vastly increased access to information and knowledge we have today does not empower us or make us more cognitively autonomous. Rather, it renders us more dependent on other people’s judgments and evaluations of the information with which we are faced.
Gloria Origgi, FastCompany

To Become a Better Writer, Read More

The best way to become a better writer is to read more and not just about a single subject matter. Why? Reading is the best way to generate new ideas. Every person has a different perspective on life. This comes from different experiences, cultural ideas, values, etc. You know things I don’t know. You can make connections I can’t make. By reading, you are allowing these unique connections to flourish, which can make you a better writer.
Nick Maggiulli

Thanks to Luca for the reference.

suggested reads for June 10, 2018

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