This page provides a single entry point to all the posts in the story of how the world got online. The Backbone: Introduction One System, Universal Service? The Unraveling, Part 1 Discovering Inter… Source: The Backbone – Creatures of Thought
Category Archives: Digital Life
Encounter: How Much of the Internet Is Fake?
Turns out, a lot of it, actually. Source: How Much of the Internet Is Fake? — The article is from 2018, and I have to confess I didn’t look for more recent statistics, but I can imagine it only got worse. I did a quick of search on this topic, and a lot of articles …
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Encounter (again): This Person Does Not Exist
With the flood of AI generated imagery, can we still distinguish what is real and what is “fake”? Is it really fake if it was generated by an algorithm? This website shows a new face every time it is loaded, and that person does not actually exist. It’s using StyleGAN2 and was created in 2019, …
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ArchiveBox: Open-source self-hosted web archiving.
https://github.com/ArchiveBox/ArchiveBox ArchiveBox is a powerful, self-hosted internet archiving solution to collect, save, and view sites you want to preserve offline. You can set it up as a command-line tool, web app, and desktop app (alpha), on Linux, macOS, and Windows. You can feed it URLs one at a time, or schedule regular imports from browser …
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Tell stories with simple embedded math and sliders
I’ve got a Util folder where I keep some utilities, most of them are web-development related. I keep it in Dropbox so I can easily update it and get it when and wherever I need it.
New times, new words
What does it all mean – Smartphone face, BlackBerry prayer, Facebook facelift, Continuous partial attention, Attentional blink
Vienna districts in numbers
Signal picked up in the past couple of months – Black Swan Theory, Histomap, Landsat 7 images, SpaceX Dragon
Android apps for everyday use
I just went through a process of installing the apps that I use every day – so here they are.