15. Mai 2018

36 Days of Type

Hübsche CGI-Buchstaben vom Büro UFHO für die 36 Days of Type-Challenge. Die Arbeiten des Wettbewerbs sind durchgängig auf einem sehr hohen Niveau, hier jede Menge großartige Lettern aus dem… Gib mir den Rest, Baby!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXTphFBlOU4Direction and animation: Alessandro Bavari Soundtrack: "Unknown 1.3" - Sirio Grimaldi AKA Sirio Gry J feat. Stefano… Gib mir den Rest, Baby!

New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

James „New Aesthetics“ Bridle hat anscheinend das Buch über das geile neue Internet geschrieben, das mir seit 1 Jahr im Kopf rumspukt. Er zieht darin Themen wie Künstliche Intelligenz, Politik,… Gib mir den Rest, Baby!

Semantris

Semantris is a word association game that uses this same technology. Each time you enter a clue, the AI looks at all the words in play and chooses the ones it thinks are most related. Because the AI was trained on conversational text spanning a large variety of topics, it is able to make many types of associations.“ Mehr Infos zu Googles „Experiments in understanding language“.

Google’s Insane Campus Is What Happens When You Politicize Everything

Gude Laune bei Google:

Ingrid Newkirk, the co-founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, was slated to give a presentation at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters as part of the “Talks at Google” series.

The subject of her talk, which was organized by the “Googlers for Animals” employee group, was how animals can be subject to discrimination and bias just like people are. But another employee group, the “Black Googler Network,” understandably found the premise of the talk offensive and protested it. The talk was canceled at the last minute, as Newkirk was waiting in a parking lot outside Google.

“Such is the climate inside the tech giant, where fractious groups of employees have turned the workplace into a virtual war zone of debate over all manner of social and political beliefs,” wrote the Journal. “Google has long promoted a work culture that is more like a college campus—where loud debates and doctrinaire stances are commonplace—and today its parent, Alphabet Inc., is increasingly struggling to keep things under control.”