Just got over the last cold and another one has kicked in. Nice! Also got my new car on Friday – nicer! More on that in another post soon…probably November.
Watched Wind River through the week and loved it – well worth catching if you haven’t seen it.
- Malala and Apple launch partnership to get at least 100,000 underprivileged girls into school | The Independent
A groundbreaking new partnership has been launched between the Malala Fund and Apple to get at least 100,000 underprivileged girls into education.
Good way of using some of that cash pile.
- We Are Truly Fucked: Everyone Is Making AI-Generated Fake Porn Now – Motherboard
A user-friendly application has resulted in an explosion of convincing face-swap porn.
This is unreal. Some of the results are very believable.
- Building a Lightroom PC — PaulStamatiou.com
Why I switched to Windows 10 from macOS and built a water-cooled and overclocked 5.2GHz 6-core PC for photo editing with Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.
Love this, although the next post has to be this $6000 PC vs an iMac Pro.
- Men Only: Inside the charity fundraiser where hostesses are put on show
FT investigation finds groping and sexual harassment at secretive black-tie dinner
Disgusting…and how many other events like these still take place?
- Burger King – Ever heard of Whopper Neutrality? Well, Burger King…Well played Burger King.
- The Follower Factory – The New York TimesGreat article, both for how it’s been researched and also presented.
- The Empire Strikes Back | FilmGrabSo many great looking stills – what a film.
- Apple in 2017: The Six Colors report card – Six ColorsGood summary of Apple in 2017.
- Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US army bases | Technology | The GuardianWow…loose lips and all that.
- Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble – The New York TimesMy first coin purchases will be in the next few days. Just playing.
- Forget About Siri and Alexa — When It Comes to Voice Identification, the “NSA Reigns Supreme”Scary.
- Xの壁紙/The X – Mysterious iPhone WallpaperIf you’ve got an iPhone X then try these wallpapers – great effect when you swipe home.
- Massive vintage movie poster collection is being digitized and made available onlineSo many great posters. Lost hours here.
- iPad launch insightGreat thread on the iPad launch.
- Impossible GameWhat a bastard game – out on iOS.