Youtubian poetry (auto-subtitles in Ballard doc)

What would a collage made by an artificial intelligence look like? Could a machine create art? There are unexpected and surprising outcomes of software programming… In this case, I bumped into YouTube trying to capture Swedish voice-overs during a film about J. G. Ballard.

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Careless Tweeter

Having experienced the incredible randomness of Twitter virality for the first time (thanks to the tweet above), a considerable amount of user feedback started to converge on the same topics.

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adXistenZ, or Facebook’s Ultimate Digital Marketizer Gizmo

Warning: sarcasm ensues.

We can’t escape it. Facebook needs to keep selling ads. Not just more, but also better. And not just better ads, but also better ways to show us all these ads we love so much!

This conundrum eventually led to one of those really neat ideas.

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