Four short links
Four short links
  1. DeOldify -- Deep learning-based project for colorizing and restoring old images. Impressive, and open source.
  2. InvaderZ -- Space invaders, but the invaders evolve with a genetic algorithm.
  3. The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It. But Is It Already Too Late? -- Alan Kay lecture. If we've done things with technology that got us in a bit of a pickle, doing things with technology will probably only make that worse. When Alan Kay speaks, I listen.
  4. Farsighted -- new book by Steven Johnson, on powerful tools for honing the important skill of complex decision-making. Shades of Algorithms to Live By, but Johnson is a good writer and a good thinker, so this promises to be much more.
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