Good week off. Lot’s of walks, a few trips out and about and didn’t spend (much) money for once. Feeling rested.
Line of Duty off to a strong start, Broadchurch also on fire. Looking forward to season finale of Walking Dead…but not the rumours of 20 series. No.
A robot is burning every one of Donald Trump’s tweets so you don’t have to – The Verge
Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse | Vanity Fair
Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning overlords.
Clearly Musk knows whats he is doing…but I’m not sure I agree with linking a human brain to A.I. or that we need it.
Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – The Atlantic
The Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017.
I think some of my photo’s are OK and then see these. Sigh.
‘Batgirl’ Movie: Joss Whedon Directing Solo Film (EXCLUSIVE) | Variety
Batgirl is getting her own standalone movie, with Joss Whedon writing, directing, and producing.
This could be the perfect antidote to DC’s current movies which are average at best.
“Jeremy knows he can’t do the job.” What now for Labour and Britain’s opposition?
Just go perhaps?
Iron Man Richard Browning is a real-life Tony Stark | WIRED UK
The UK inventor built his own flying suit from scratch for £40,000
Amazing but pretty damn scary at the same time.
Living under a tarp next to Facebook HQ: ‘I don’t want people to see me’ | US news | The Guardian
The other half.
Above Avalon: Apple Is Pushing iPad Like Never Before
Apple needs to start delivering more on the software side, not just adverts.
UK passport could turn dark blue after Brexit under £490m contract | UK news | The Guardian
Passport routinely redesigned every five years and Eurosceptics say burgundy EU passport is a ‘humiliation’
Brexit bad enough…it’s the emboldened right wingers that are crawling out the woodwork that really wind me up. Fuck off.
Amber Rudd and Fleet Street Don’t Understand Encryption – Guido Fawkes Techno Guido
Good write up on whats at stake regarding encryption.
This object has been sprayed with the world’s blackest material, and it’s freaking us out – ScienceAlert
Seriously, that’s not Photoshop.
Wow. Looks like the objects have been photoshopped out. Would love to see this in the flesh.
8 Stupid Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy | The Huffington Post
Companies need to have rules—that’s a given—but they don’t have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order.
I understand the temptation…
A couple of corkers in that list…and some that I hope never come into common use.
After the smoke clears: inside Samsung’s quest for redemption – The Verge
The Galaxy S8 is Samsung’s most ambitious phone yet
The design is lovely. Over to you Apple?
The New Twitter @-Replies Are Giving Me an Ulcer – Motherboard
Why does Twitter hate itself so much?
What a mess.
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING – Official Trailer #2 (HD) – YouTube
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Have they just given away much of the film?
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