Truly sad that I missed that AOC stream last night! ^^
A perverted realisation of Michael Rakowitz's infamous critical design/art project, #paraSITE (1997) https://twitter.com/maximusupinNYc/status/1318235377627430913
Apart from the power and abuse aspect, I am always in sad awe of how limited and lame the sexual fantasies behind this are.
Deepfake software that creates fake "nudes" of women has turned up on Telegram as monetized chatbots. Users submit photos (mainly of people they know, taken from social media), and the bot spits out an AI-generated nude. Details here: https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/20/21519322/deepfake-fake-nudes-telegram-bot-deepnude-sensity-report
Comorbid, Punk Rock, Safe Space, Unmacho, Weird Out, and – of course these came together: Op-ed and Migraineur.
Which words first appeared in print the year you were born?
Time travel with us:
Good news for this tiny artisanal grassroots community startup https://twitter.com/drmathys_/status/1317380994295582727?s=19
how it started how it's going
No manspreading on Zoom. https://twitter.com/hellopapergiant/status/1316046373301743617
"The idea of analog as everything not-digital is in fact newer than the idea of digital” as described by @firstname.lastname@example.org http://culturedigitally.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Sterne-2016-Analog-Digital-Keywords-Peters-ed.pdf
current stage of procrastination:
thanks, @email@example.com for leading me down this rabbit hole.
imagine you could collapse/expand threads.
create a separate twitter just for historians where they can do all the threads they want
Too little, too late. By now it has become part of folklore.
ICO report into Cambridge Analytica finds no Russian connections, no Brexit link, and largely ineffective predictive analytics that were wildly overhyped https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2020/10/06/1602008755000/ICO-s-final-report-into-Cambridge-Analytica-invites-regulatory-questions/
Post-Kantian Moominism. https://twitter.com/HistPhilosophy/status/1313845642914082818
out by @VersoBooks@twitter.com, translation by @firstname.lastname@example.org, written by @DieVilla4@twitter.com & @email@example.com
I think a much greater threat to cultural life today than "cancel culture" or "political correctness" is the refusal to invest cash in new ideas and writers, and the anxiery around innovation. Why take a risk on new characters and stories, when you can offer soothing nostalgia?
This great application by @Twitter@twitter.com illustrates the state of the art in data processing and recommendations.
It's all shit.
I want none of that crap in my timeline.
hopeless culture/queer/politics romantic + webtheorythusiast. feminist bc still can't not be.
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