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Megapixels covered in NYT - but also check out this incredibly blasé business model: "Clarifai used the images from OkCupid to build a service that could identify the age, sex and race of detected faces, Mr. Zeiler said. He said Clarifai had access to OkCupid’s photos because some of the dating site’s founders invested in his company. ...Read More
"Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra."
Horrific picture of how and where pharmaceuticals are produced. Not in the US. It makes the FDA look like a lobby, remise in their responsibility to safeguard our medicines.
Australia has slashed its use of plastic bags and made a significant difference in the ecology of the waters in and surrounding the continent.
This version of "wellness" feel pretty unwell and unnatural to me 😔 "Young men are staggering around, hungry for days. They are throwing themselves into ice baths and cryotherapy pods. There are not enough beds at the silent vegan meditation centers to accommodate them. They need more near-infrared bulbs."
"Under the current regime of so-called independence, dictated by an increasingly small number of platforms, we are divided and – as presaged by this recent cluster of closures – all too easily conquered." ...Read More
As sun sets on oil industry, how will global power realign? "If energy barons like the Koch bros. remain flush w/ cash, they can probably undermine initiatives like the Green New Deal. But [not so] if their businesses decline [...]"