Watching video on the Internet used to be terrible (remember RealPlayer?). But then YouTube came along in 2005 and was quickly gobbled up by Google in 2006. As of now, ten years on, YouTube has become part of a sort of backbone of the Internet. And contrary to popular belief, it’s not just for cat videos. […]
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The Internet At Large has been all over Google’s DeepDream machine learning software. You know, the thing that helped engineers at Google produce all those trippy snapshots. Now, Deep Learning researcher Roelof Pieters has extended Google’s DeepDream software to effortlessly handle video as well.
If you don’t count a constantly evolving musical style, British singer and recording artist Robert Plant doesn’t do a lot of weird stuff in public. But he seems to make exceptions. The former Led Zeppelin singer is making a cameo appearance in a UK indie movie featuring a Doreen, a character originating from an off-color […]
In his video “Mirror City Timelapse” photographer Michael Shainblum turns Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles into something not many of us have seen before. Shainblum relies on a palette of trippy kaleidoscopic patterns, colors and movement. The soothing video features a chillaxed track called ‘Butterfly’ from San Francisco based EDM artist […]
Journalist Charli James provides a behind-the-scenes peek at a crew of Japanese train cleaners who keep the Shinkansen bullet trains clean on a super tight schedule. Shown in this video is the procedure known as the “seven-minute miracle”. That’s how long cleaners from East Japan Railway Company’s service provider Tessei Co need to make a 1,323-seat long-distance […]
In the US, republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been heating up the primary elections game with his unauthorized use of Neil Young’s 1989 rock anthem “Rockin in the Free World”. The irony in the Trump staff’s choice of music lies, of course, in the lyrics of Rockin’ In The Free World. The song is […]
It’s fairly well known that the rhinoceroses is an endangered family of heavy-set, small brained mammals with herbivorous diets and bad eyesight. It’s also fairly common knowledge that the black market price for rhino horns rivals that of good old gold. Less well known is what baby rhinos sound like when they’re hungry. Thanks to […]
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