Manolo MarquinaComment

Scary Times - No. 104

Manolo MarquinaComment
Scary Times - No. 104

1. King Trump

There are many articles about Trump. But this is the one you should read. One of the most renowned journalists has followed Donald Trump in his election campaign. Analyzing how it could come so far, he reveals the influences that drive current elections.

He concludes that Trump will probably be the next president of the United States. Scary.

—> How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable

+++ Greetings from Berlusconi: A warning from Italy

2. Find the picture painted by a human

The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing in 1950, measures the ability of a machine to make itself indistinguishable from a human.

You will be shown pairs of pictures. In each pair, one is painted by a human and another one is generated by artificial intelligence based on a photo. Can you spot the robot?

—> Turing Deepart

+++ a jaw-dropping bonus: Robots finally learned to walk

3. Not everything in life is Likable

Facebook released its reaction buttons this week and changed the omnipresent like button forever. Now you can add a like, love, haha, wow, sad or angry face to any post. Apparently this represents our natural reactions to conversations. Given the power and users Facebook has, it might be worth to read the process of developing the new reactions.

—> Reactions

4. Notebook Inspiration

16 famous designers show us their favorite notebooks

—> Notebooks

5. The man who made "the worst video game in history"

“‘Things just started to unravel,’ says Warshaw. ‘It’s awesome to be credited with single-handedly bringing down a billion-dollar industry with eight kilobytes of code. But the truth is a little more complicated.’”

—> ET and Me