Thorp, identifying a misuse of "we". 👏
Then, in a confessionary act , puts himself into a "we" consisting of "[we, the] privileged men in tech". In this case, to address this group.

Enjoying the "we" debate. Have you come across a broad "we" statement?

“Big tech’s collective we is its ‘all lives matter’, a way to soft-pedal concerns about privacy while refusing to speak directly to dangerous inequalities.” …
twitter.com/blprnt/status/1062

its good to cross-reference, two sources had different titles for a Michael Noll (early computer art pioneer, 1965) piece that simulated a Bridget Riley work. I'm not sure I need to go this far back in my intro anyway, but its been fun learning about these historical precedents: citi.columbia.edu/amnoll/CompA

Peter Jackson's is incredible. Is any of the B&W -> Colour footage done using Machine Learning/ techniques? Seems a useful approach if not. Wld it be possible to do restoration 'in-the-style-of' Chris Nolan's Dunkirk? (i.e. specific aesthetics)

The latest entry was posted by Emma Winston @deerful who has joined Algopop as its new co-author! This is a great day for Algopop, as we can now manage it between the two of us, and keep it going for you and the 20k Tumblr fans 🤯. We're very excited

The latest entry was posted by Emma Winston @deerful (@deerful on Twitter) who has joined Algopop as its new co-author! This is a great day for Algopop, as we can now manage it between the two of us, and keep it going for you and the 20k Tumblr fans 🤯 we're very excited

I've posted this on : ift.tt/2OvOTMt

No One Is Lonely (owo uwu owo uwu) 

Google Translate found poetry.

The Igbo language is tonal, and apparently particularly laden with semantic ambiguity, which could be one reason Translate appears to be overdetermining …

*slaps roof of your ex husbands back* this bad boy can fit so many knives in it

"The PC has been around for ages. Like the mammals, it started small and lived in the shadows of the minicomputer and the unix workstation. But after a few mass extinctions, it has become the dominant form of computer today." Don P Mitchell, a Bell Labs Scientist (70s-80s)

Me: MUDs look like a much more wholesome and poetic form of online interaction.

Also me: You can text-command yourself off a cliff? Seagulls can eat us here?

Ooh, the Turing Test was first presented at the Ratio Club. Ratio Club? Oh, an elite male gathering for dinner and cybernetic thinking, whom all became highly influential in various fields..

wired.co.uk/article/ratio-club

users.sussex.ac.uk/~philh/pubs

Researching the history of bots, I keep coming back to MUDs, the proto-social-media, with its "gods, wizards, robots and regulars". This 'whos who' of DruidMuck gave me an idea of what these places were like:
logrus.com/~halsted/druidmuck/

App review board finally got back.. to say they’ll get back to me.

This is so good 😱
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RT @highqualitysh1t@twitter.com
@genekogan @DrBeef_ I trained it with 50000 images from flickka.zkm.de/ that come from the fotobox in ZKM entrance hall. github.com/tkarras/progressive is super nice to use and the results are awesome.
twitter.com/highqualitysh1t/st

Fixed-odds betting machines (FOBTs) are quite something. Forget just banning them, lets demand to see thier source code, to see how these are programmed for addiction and fixed odds🕵🏻‍♂️🎰🕵🏻‍♀️

any ideas on what goes in a subsection titled "methodological issues"? I think I'm meant to discuss potential biases in my methods, etc. I'd love to see examples if you've been through writing one of these, thank you 🙏

for balance, here's an opinion from Kongorilla, a Thingiverse user that thinks the bot had a minor influence on Thingiverse, and was no bother.

Hey, fresh hatemail today for , which is amazing considering it has been inactive for 14 months. That's dedication. I'll leave this in Spanish because its rather offensive! ✌️

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