• Things AI Can’t Replace

    The more I learn about AI, the more it seems that everything can at some point be replaced by AI (and robots). But then there are things that (maybe) can’t. Humans will always appreciate human craftmanship. At least that’s what I believe. (Although maybe, who knows, at some point AI will be able to match…

  • Free online image editor (basic Photoshop alternative)

    https://www.photopea.com is a simple free online image editor that has some basic functionality resembling Photoshop and doesn’t require registering with an account. Neat for some quick and simple edits.

  • Free Vector Icons

    thenounproject.com has a great collection of free vector icons you can use. Some of the contributors I really like: Olena Panasovska is one of the contributors who I like: There are some nice patterns like these: https://thenounproject.com/icon/japanese-pattern-3818257 https://thenounproject.com/icon/japanese-pattern-3818251 As well as some nice icons related to the golden ratio: https://thenounproject.com/browse/icons/similar/golden-ratio-3420246/?p=1

  • How Big Tobacco Intentionally Made Snacks Addictive (And Americans Fat)

    This is crazy, I didn’t even know that Kraft (the food company) was owned by Philip Morris (the cigarette company), which renamed itself to Altria. Just watch this, it’s ridiculous. Just one quote from this video: “The chemically addictive, salty, fatty, and sweet foods that big tobacco helped to create make up 68% of the…

  • DeepFake Videos Going Mainstream (Everyone Can Create Them Now)

    This is happening faster than most of us anticipated: This is the deep fake technology that is availible right now. FREE. We should have open and honest conversations about it. Pretending its going to be some niche thing and hard to access is a huge mistake. 2 months i'm guessing, Millions will have access. pic.twitter.com/7jZVECGNWD…

  • Anthropic Founder Interview: Multimodality, AI Assistants, And The Next 2 Years In AI

    Dario Amodei, founder of Anthropic (the company behind Claude.ai, and essentially Amazon’s AI play) recently gave an interview. Obviously at his scale every interview contains some amount of PR-talk, but it’s nonetheless an interesting interview. Here are some key talking points from the conversation: What’s more, he mostly talks with enterprise customers in mind, but…

  • What Led to the AI Boom? A Short Timeline

    I was recently wondering (again) about how we got to where we are: This period of rapid change where AI is developing all these astonishing capabilities. I remember as little as 2 years ago playing around with AI writers (like Jarvis or Copy.AI) and being fundamentally underwhelmed. Then Dall-E happened, which was the first 🤯…

  • Douglas Adams On Technological Progress

    Douglas Adams wrote a famous essay back in 1999 called: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Internet. Since this is a time of drastic technological change, it’s worth recalling “the way these things work” according to Adams:

  • Spin Up Red Cells: What It Means

    To best understand what “spinning up red cells” means, let’s use an example: Changing the way a large bureaucracy works is almost impossible. What you can do however is spin up red cells. In this context, “to spin up red cells” refers to creating independent groups or teams (red cells) within the organization. These groups…

  • What Is Singularity?

    Super simple explanation: Imagine you’re teaching a robot how to be smarter. At first, you’re much smarter than the robot, so you can easily control it. But every day, the robot learns from you and becomes a little smarter. One day, the robot becomes so smart that it starts teaching itself and becomes even smarter,…

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