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.
… 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
The only people we can think of as normal are those we don’t yet know very well.
Alain de Botton
via Offscreen Dispatch #67
This Twitter account collects hilarious signs and advertising over the web. If you want some movements of pure entertainment check it out!
People believe in people who believe in themselves, and there is not much that demonstrates this better by showing up, every day, and backing your own vision, even when you’d rather be anywhere else but at the drawing board.
via Alex Mathers
Facebook has created a centrally designed internet. It’s a lamer, shittier looking internet. It’s just not as cool as an internet that is a big, chaotic space filled with tons of independently operating websites who are able to make a living because they make something cool that people want to see.
Quoting a suggested read of some days ago…
Note to self, I’ll probably re-use this GDPR compliance notice by Charlie Stross if/when I’ll deal more seriously with his GDPR thing out there.