weekly reel April 10, 2022
Hi geeks. This week’s music is Floating Points.
Grammar by Floating Points (bandcamp.com)
[fr] Monsieur Phi : Oui au scrutin par approbation. EDIT 12 avril complémenté de son Analyse par Théo Delemazure, merci Berthe.
David Broockman & Joshua Kalla: Effects of partisan media on viewers’ beliefs and attitudes: a field experiment with Fox News viewers (link to paper).
SMBC: Punching bags, Game.
Two new mindblowing AIs generating images/art from natural language: DALL·E 2 (paper, thoughts by Sam Altman, reddit with tons of examples, plenty more illustrating twitter bios) and MidJourney. Via waxy.
adn: Why indiedev creativity is stagnant and how to fix it.
Shitty tech ℹ️
Intercept: New Amazon worker chat app would ban words like “Union”, “Restrooms”, “Pay Raise”, “Plantation”, “Grievance”, “Slave labor”, “This is dumb”, “Living wage”, “Diversity”, “Vaccine”, and others. HN.
Comparing what TikTok shows to Russian vs. Ukrainian users. Via waxy.
Atlantic / Hilary J. Allen: Are cryptocurrencies re-creating the 2008 financial crisis?