Why Harvey Weinstein is disgraced but Donald Trump is president - Vox 

This is, perhaps, the depressing lesson of the Weinstein and Trump stories. The allegations are similar. The evidence is similar. But power still protects, and while Weinstein had lost enough power to imperil his protection, Trump has only amassed more.

The correct answer to why anyone still supports the president of racism and wealth is because they are bigots. Try that with every article on the subject. It always works. It’s the spiritual successor the the fortune cookie “in bed” punchline.

How Facebook, Google and Twitter ‘embeds’ helped Trump in 2016 - POLITICO 

While the companies call it standard practice to work hand-in-hand with high-spending advertisers like political campaigns, the new research details how the staffers assigned to the 2016 candidates frequently acted more like political operatives, doing things like suggesting methods to target difficult-to-reach voters online, helping to tee up responses to likely lines of attack during debates, and scanning candidate calendars to recommend ad pushes around upcoming speeches.

‘Basic IT security’ could have prevented UK NHS WannaCry attack 

Still, the attack could have been prevented if the NHS had followed simple cybersecurity measures, suggested the NAO. It had repeatedly been warned to “migrate” away from old Windows XP software, which was susceptible to the hack. And, in March and April, NHS Digital issued more warnings to organizations to patch the bug in their systems that later allowed WannaCry to spread. A cybersecurity assessment was conducted on 88 out of 236 NHS organizations, and none had passed, said the NAO.

Made With ARKit - Realistic AR brush texture paintings with deep 

“We’re taking the styles from well-known works of art, for instance van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”. The way it works is, we train a neural network to pickup stylistic components of existing paintings. The user’s photo is then transformed using the neural network so that it retains the overall structure but gains the stylistic elements of the image the network was trained on. Getting a realistic brush stroke texture was important here to be able to create the illusion of a real painting. So that took some effort to get right.

Darwin and AI – Anxious Robot 

If we connect Darwin’s theory with where AI is headed, it seems a fait accompli that humans are doomed. Machines, blindly, will iterate, iterate, iterate as they redesign themselves — and at a rate nearly infinitely faster than humans can reproduce — until, given enough training data, there’s nothing they won’t be able to do better than us.

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