Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Best Functions Forever

By 2021, everyday software will be vastly more intelligent and powerful, replacing humans in more and more tasks. How will we keep up?
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COMPUTER BLUES
BEST FUNCTIONS FOREVER
Humanity And AI Will Be Inseparable
theverge.com
By 2021, everyday software will be vastly more intelligent and powerful, replacing humans in more and more tasks. How will we keep up?
LEAVE THIS OPEN ON YOUR COFFEE TABLE
Look At These Pictures Of Mac Products Instead Of Buying Apple's $300 Photo Book
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Apple just released a $300 book full of pictures of Apple products. You could buy that, or you could look at some sweet pics of Mac products right here.
THROWN INTO SHARP RELIEF
I Used An OLED Laptop For Two Weeks And Don't Know If I Can Ever Go Back
theverge.com
I have no external monitors, no second-screen tablets, and do all my work on my 2013 LCD-display MacBook Air. And, until recently, I was happy. Until, that is, I tried a laptop with an OLED screen.
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The Most Honest Ad About Renting Homes From Strangers
digg.com
That also happens to be totally fake and made entirely from stock footage. But still, so real.
A SEARCH FOR THE UNKNOWN
WHEN THE DEVIL ENTERS
Why Is This Sicilian Town Burning?
magazine.atavist.com
Canneto Di Caronia, plagued by mysterious fires, turns to science, the church, and the law in a search for answers.
BETTER KNOW A MEME
The Quest For Snorlax
inverse.com
One man's search for the mysterious maker of the greatest viral Pokemon video of all time.
WATCH IF YOU WANT NIGHTMARES
WATCH: However Deep You Think The Ocean Is, It's Way Deeper Than That
digg.com
As cool as it is exploring other planets, maybe we should figure out our own first.
INDUSTRY CHEATS AND FIRE BEATS
STRUCTURAL LACK OF INTEGRITY
Seeding Doubt
theintercept.com
A nonprofit purports to help the misinformed public sift through alarmist claims about the environment. But it has a disturbing history of promoting industry experts.
THEY HIT JACKPOT, WE GO BANKRUPT
How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts
theatlantic.com
Modern slot machines develop an unbreakable hold on many players — some of whom wind up losing their jobs, their families, and even, as in the case of Scott Stevens, their lives.
BLEEPS AND BLOOPS
Quit Wasting Time On Phone Games And Make Chiptunes Instead
popularmechanics.com
So long as you aren't completely deaf, you can—and should—make music of your own by simply arranging a some squares on a grid.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
RIP MUMMY'S GLOVES
Aussie Battles A Horrifying Infestation Of Deadly Spiders In His Backyard With A Flamethrower
digg.com
Leo Kim has been experiencing a living nightmare: His home garden has become overrun with Redback spiders, close cousins to Black Widows. His solution? Burn them all to hell.
IN THE NEWS
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