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s2e19: Uncanny Valley; Network Du Jour; Streaking Considered Harmful

0.0 Sitrep Somewhere, in the various kinds of memory that make up this laptop, there is a model of a neural network. That neural network has been trained to read about a hundred and fifty-odd episodes of my newsletter and is trying to teach itself a) how to write English, and b) how to write […]

Episode One Hundred and Forty Three: Email; Snow Crashing (10); 2014 (4)

0.0 Station Ident I’m in Branson, Missouri, on an extended family road-trip, visiting in-laws and newborn cousins.¬†Family is milling around me, grilling chicken and corn, and a ten year old is showing me Lego Marvel Super Heroes.¬† Branson is in Southern Missouri, about a four-hour drive from Ferguson, Missouri, which you might have heard of. […]