Time was, tooting was different. There were structures, processes, institutions. You submitted your toots to a publisher and if they liked your work they'd publish it. It wasn't perfect. It was slow and a lot of excellent tooting never saw the light of day because of the whims and biases of editors. But it ensured a certain standard was maintained. Editors would catch typos. Back in those days, you couldn't accidentally post dog when you obviously intended to post hogg. Now, it's chaos.
I wonder what are the best examples of deliberate human expression that cannot be digitized?
So far we suck at digitizing smells and flavors, but it's unclear whether that's a temporary technical problem, or fundamental to how those senses work.
And by digitized I don't mean a perfect representation. Just one good enough that humans can't perceive the flaws.
Glitchy 3D game engine art, except it's not glitchy:
What happens when you procedurally generate a city map, render it in Unity using textureless flat colors per object type and then connect the live render to a Pix2Pix HD Neural network as the segmentation map input?
You get something out of a feverish dream on LSD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcGKdN5mA9I
Git source and documentation here: https://github.com/DerTarchin/Pix2Pix-Generative-Cities
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My acid test for websites with lightboxes is whether I can click anywhere on the page to dismiss it. If I have to click an X or click on your pithy "no, now let me look at the website" button, I just close the tab.
Don't put lightbox popups on your website (especially not the ones that come up halfway through reading something, god these are so cruel to people with ADHD) but if you do, please let us get rid of it just by clicking the mouse.
RT @email@example.com: I was asked to go on the radio to discuss that 69 year old who identifies as 20 years younger. If you’re a researcher or producer please don’t insult me with bullshit.
Why not try EMACS? https://icosahedron.website/media/Qb-NP2c-r-VoYA8U6pY
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