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  • This is the last notebook you'll ever have to buy
    February 5, 2020

    TL;DR: Reusable Rocketbook notebooks are on sale, saving you up to $18. If you're a notetaker, you probably go through your fair share of notebooks. That leaves your writings in different locations and a bigger carbon footprint on the earth (obviously not as big as the ones made by corporations, but still — reduce, reuse, recycle). Rocketbook smart notebooks are designed to eliminate your need to buy more paper. You can write in them again and again and not run out of pages, and right now y …

  • Watch this legendary short movie from 1895 colorized and in 4K
    February 5, 2020

    Urban legend has it that in 1895, when the Lumière brothers' “L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat” — one of the first motion pictures ever — was shown to an audience in Paris, some people ran away from the screen in panic, thinking the train will run them over.  By today's standards, however, the original footage, which shows a train pulling into the La Ciotat station, is pretty shoddy. But thanks to the wonders of artificial intelligence technology, we can now see the movie (bel …

  • Inside the future of online dating: AI swiping and concierge bots
    January 31, 2020

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  • Hackers are using AI & facial recognition on Tinder — Mashable Originals
    January 31, 2020

    Frustrated with the online dating scene, male hackers have been using AI to create bots that swipe and speak for them. "It swiped 10,000 or 20,000 times," one hacker said. "At one point, the bot was having 200 conversations at the same time." Read more…More about Mashable Video, Artificial Intelligence, Online Dating, Standalone Featured, and Mashable Originals

  • Two Sundance docs sound the alarm on the dangers of modern AI
    January 30, 2020

    Cautionary tales about AI were all over Sundance screens this year, and not as sci-fi flights of fancy. Two new documentaries, The Social Dilemma and Coded Bias, dig into the pitfalls of artificial intelligence as it currently exists — manipulating our social-media feeds, determining our financial or professional futures, surveilling us on the streets — and what they find isn't pretty. Of the two, The Social Dilemma feels broader in scope. Over 93 minutes, it touches upon surveillance, capi …