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🧠 Miniature human brains grow for months when implanted in mice skulls. Creativity Foundation will create an AI version of your mind.
STYLING YOUR PIECES BETTER 🕶️
Guess who just got back today. Them wild-eyed bots that had been away.
The bot-ification of society is really gathering pace. ...And, it isn't disturbing at all.
Good news for anyone that wants to be Krang from TMNT. We have the technology...almost.
Based on this week's evidence web culture is amazing. It's not all kittens and hilarious memes.
A mixed bag of tools for designers, developers, beginners, and bloggers.
We'll wrap it all up with some of the best articles for the web builders.
First some tasty trivia:
Who was the English physicist who served as director of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) during the Second World War? He famously refused to publish Turing's "Intelligent Machinery".
📰 From the Newsroom
Replace Siri with yourself and finally get your iPhone cursin'.
🕸️ The Cool Side of the Web
If you don't have time for coffee or beach legs then go to Lifefaker. Buy the photos that prove you're a success. 🤳
A great fake website telling us to chill about trying to achieve the unachievable perfect life. Perfection is relative anyway, for me any photo where my shirt is ironed, and/or not covered in baby vomit (or worse) is a pretty big win.
"The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing" is a serialized subscription book available via email and a website.
Rolling Stone writer, Taibbi, is co-writing the story with a former drug dealer known only as Anonymous. The book is designed to be “narrative fiction for the social media age,” with true-crime flavorings.
All of the Wikipedia articles organised like a galaxy. It is almost as much fun to navigate as it is to read.
🤖 Robots et. al.
You know we live in interesting times when there's a battle between two CGII (Computer generated Instagram influencers).
If you need further proof that something is amiss then check out this development. We have the virtual Cyrano de Bergerac. Get an assistant to take control of your online dating profile and improve your lurve life.
Less a news item than an ominous warning.
Sure, but can it be a dismissive jerk on Stack? That's the real test.
Glutton for punishment trains a neural network to rank his attractiveness.
It is good to be prepared for the day when the overlords are in total control of human attractiveness. The Echo Look will help you dress better. All you need is two selfies and the algorithms do the rest.
Ralph Lauren almost prophetic words come back to haunt us "Fashion is not about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about algorithms crunching the numbers based on content you engaged with over time.”
Yes, let's. This is a fun website that allows you to control robots and other devices through the internet.
Sounds great until the robot decides to help by removing said song from your head.
Me: ah. I can't get this song out of my head.
Robot: Let. Me. Help.
⚒️ Tools and Resources
Personally, I love the fact that you can choose names based on rhymes.
I personally found combining it with something like Flexbox Froggy pretty useful.
What could go wrong with having a frog and a grasshopper together?
You need to get like 95% of your team on this puppy.
🕷️ Design & Development Arena
There's plenty of Comic Sans jokes to be made here.
It took Tokyo-based designer Kosuke Takahashi 2 years to design it, and it is available in both English and Japanese. Whoa.
My greatest achievement in the last two years was almost convincing my wife we needed a SNES.
Kind of feels like I would need more than 9. Quite a bit more.
🥇 World of WordPress
The Amazon bucket will never got a hole, so Henry should be set. You've never seen a happier Liza.
Sir Charles Galton Darwin (grandson of the big guy. Which makes me wonder if being a physicist is an evolutionary leap from being a biologist).
Another week filed away like the Ark of the Covenant (which makes me Indiana Jones). The 1st of May is a pretty big holiday in Europe, so I will be spending the rest of the day at the grill.
If you bring the noise, then I'll bring the funk,