AI artists, postdoc scarcity, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2022#35)

Back to the routine, and even though the return has been a bit hard, I still had the energy to read some interesting stuff. This week we have some links on the effects of AI art generation and surveillance, and a few examples on how rotten the academic world is (but also some measurements that…More

Blah, blah, blah; Bezosism moves, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2021#46)

Super interesting news this week. The Climate Change Conference ended and it kinda sucked (as expected). Amazon keeps screwing around (as expected). The metaverse is coming, and its start is not really impressive (as expected). On the bright side, a couple really cool articles on eyeglasses and the press. Let’s start: The invisible tech Good…More

More Bezosism, Nixon deepfakes, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2021#40)

Quite a lot going on this week. Massive leaks, Nobel prizes, deepfakes, Facebook being shamed everywhere… let’s start. Can you tell the difference? Does it really matter? Cool technology being shown by the people at MIT. Of course, deepfakes are not something new, and this one in particular is not over the top in quality…More

Facecrap, Bezosism, and more: THE WEEKLY RECAP (2021#37)

Really packed week, so let’s start right away. Another year, another amazing contest of scientific photography. I particularly liked the third place, though all the images are really impressive. 2021 PHOTOMICROGRAPHY COMPETITION, on nikonsmallworld Nintendo being Nintendo Honestly, I thought that after 4 years they were not going to add bluetooth support for headphones, even…More