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MEDIAEATER DIGEST, THURSDAY 29 NOVEMBER, MMXVIII
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Disrupt Berlin2018 . Nov 29 – 30, 2018   Live stream  [techcrunch]

Tech veterans bring back the original optimism of the internet [ft] While making me coffee, Prof Shawe-Taylor agonises over the destruction the internet is wreaking. “Machine learning has enabled this technology,” he says. “We created it. It all seemed positive, a real brave new world. And look what’s happened — the fake news, the privacy problems, the insecure data. So, yes, I now feel we have to take responsibility for what we made.

It’s Almost 2019. Do You Know Where Your Photos Are? [NYT] The problem of what to do with ballooning digital photo collections, on the other hand, is perhaps the great unsolved tech support question of the last 30 years. In retrospect, well-intentioned guidance reads like a manual for the obliteration of memory.

GAN Dissection: Visualizing and Understanding Generative Adversarial Networks

More Amazon services announced
Amazon Timestream – Fast, scalable, fully managed time series database
Amazon Textract  – Easily extract text and data from virtually any document

Generating Classical Music with Neural Networks

Decentralized network 42: a big dynamic VPN [dn42.net]

Christopher Wylie: can fashion save the world? [FT]

Senator Blumenthal Faults FTC For Cambridge Analytica Debacle

 

Privacy is Power.