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Tech Buys Into Tune Out

It’s the “attention economy” someone somewhere told us. Silicon Valley sure got the message. But more and more the major technology mavericks-turned-behemoths are buying into and growing the “distraction economy”. Google is the latest. On Tuesday this week the company that once preached “Don’t be evil” embraced “Just chill” when it revealed its gaming platform…

Did We Stop Dreaming Big in the 1970s?

An audiophile and a cinephile could surely make the case that some of the best music and movies came from the 1970s. No need to get started on the lists. But the decade is rarely considered an acme of innovation. For good reason. It wasn’t. And yet,┬áthe anniversary of the Voyager I and Voyager II…

Google Teaches AI to Edit Images for Other AI to Enjoy

Another AI breakthrough from Google. According to The Next Web, Google’s “Machine Perception researchers have trained a deep-learning system to identify objectively fine landscape panorama photos from Google Street View, and then artistically crop and edit them like a human photographer would.” Every human with a smartphone already has too many photos not worth looking…