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How You’ve Been Secretly Training Artificial Intelligence Programs


How You’ve Been Secretly Training Artificial Intelligence Programs
Big tech is using your data, content and time to grow its product suite and they aren’t paying you a dime.

June 12, 2019 at 01:56PM
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Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute


Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute
Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole “reinvent the radio” vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash together short-form podcasts and music.

June 12, 2019 at 08:03AM
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HOW VR WAS USED TO HELP DESIGN THE GLASS OFFICE FIGHTS IN ‘JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3’


HOW VR WAS USED TO HELP DESIGN THE GLASS OFFICE FIGHTS IN ‘JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3’
For director Chad Stahelski’s “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” it was determined that the glass office fight between Wick and a group of ninjas would need something more than just concept art to flesh out the design and action. And that extra something was VR, orchestrated by concept illustrator Alex Nice.

June 12, 2019 at 06:47AM
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I Needed to Save My Mother’s Memories, So I Hacked Her Phone


I Needed to Save My Mother’s Memories, So I Hacked Her Phone
After she died, breaking into her phone was the only way to put together the pieces of her digital life.

June 11, 2019 at 08:00PM
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I Wrote This On A 30-year-old Computer — And It Was Awesome


I Wrote This On A 30-year-old Computer — And It Was Awesome
Back then, computing was an accompaniment to life, rather than the sieve through which all ideas and activities must filter. That makes using this 30-year-old device a surprising joy, one worth longing for on behalf of what it was at the time, rather than for the future it inaugurated.

June 11, 2019 at 02:29PM
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Real-time ray tracing, and what it means for video games, explained


Real-time ray tracing, and what it means for video games, explained
Why is ray tracing such a big deal for video games? How is it different from the way game makers have done things for decades? Let’s dive in — and don’t worry, we’ll try not to get too nerdy.

June 11, 2019 at 01:25PM
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Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors


Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors
The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”

June 10, 2019 at 07:10PM
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