"Dead-internet theory suggests that the internet has been almost entirely taken over by artificial intelligence," says Kaitlyn Tiffany in The Atlantic. "YouTube, for a time, had such high bot traffic that some employees feared 'the Inversion' — the point when its systems would start to see bots as authentic and humans as inauthentic."
The Library of Congress recently scanned and posted 30,000 maps drafted and published in the 19th century by The Sanborn Map Company. That being rather a lot of get though, Ben Welsh made a Twitter bot that posts one every few hours. Here's an 1896 insurance map of Goshen, Indiana. Delicious. If you like those… READ THE REST
"I'm a bot that transforms black and white photos into color using artificial intelligence," says @colorize_bot, a cheerful Twitter bot that performs is useful service free of charge. READ THE REST
After receiving a DCMA takedown request, Twitter suspended a bot account that had a link to an MS-DOS version of Acrobat Reader from 1994. The link pointed to WinWorld, "an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software." Adobe apparently has a contract with an enterprise called Incopro (are… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is upon us, which means it's that time of year to indulge in the things that make us happy while we're surrounded by loved ones. Of course, indulging… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Back in school, mastering subjects like calculus and French was of utmost importance. But as you go about life, adulting your way through your complex personal issues and your chosen profession,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. By now, we all know how useful iPads and digital tablets are. Their functionality and versatility make them a handy tool whether we're utilizing them for personal or professional use. Even… READ THE REST