Category: The Business of Culture


Meta’s AI leaders want you to know fears over AI existential risk are “ridiculous”

MIT Technology Review It’s a really weird time in AI. In just six months, the public discourse around the technology has gone from “Chatbots generate funny sea shanties” to “AI systems could cause human extinction.” Who else is feeling whiplash?  My colleague Will Douglas Heaven asked AI experts why exactly people are talking about existential…
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The best of Peter Hitchens on Question Time

ChatGPT Tutorial – A Crash Course on Chat GPT for Beginners

This ChatGPT Tutorial is a Crash Course on Chat GPT for Beginners. With the increase in popularity, ChatGPT is still unknown to many people. In this video, I will provide a crash course on different ways to use ChatGPT.

That Dot. Look once more.

And again Pale Blue Dot.  eyesonbrasil That’s what they named the photograph the Voyager took of our Earth in 1990 from a distance of six billion  ( ) kilometers away,  the moment it was just about to leave our galaxy. Why this old news now and why here? Because it may be too late…
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Bob Nadkarni: 1943-2023

by Gabe Ponce de Leon The first time I walked through its doors, back in 2005, the Maze was just a family home. Its main claim to fame, at that point, was having been featured in the Snoop Dog video “Beautiful.” But I was completely blown away by the setup: The idiosyncratic design of the…
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Internetworking Edition 2023 & Potsdam Cyber Games

Internetworking Edition 2023 & Potsdam Cyber Games Dear Learning Community, Around five billion people worldwide use the Internet – more than half the world’s population. It has revolutionized our everyday lives. Banking transactions, sending e-mails, ordering products online – all this can be done easily and quickly via the network of networks. If you want…
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Rio de Janeiro aerial views

Rio de Janeiro – Cidade Maravilhosa

Olá and welcome to this beautiful aerial view of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by drone. You will find all famous sights like the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Sambadrome, the statue of Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), Copacabana and of course some favelas! And you know it… like usual in 4K! Also have a look @World Wide…
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Tico Tico no Fubá

Tico Tico no Fubá

Excerpt from the Walt Disney film “Alô, Amigos!/Saludos, Amigos!”, produced in 1942, under the pretext of preserving the “Good Neighbor Policy” (set of supportive practices between South and North American countries, during World War II). An interesting observation is that “Tico Tico do Fubá” by Zequinha de Abreu is actually a Chorinho (Choro), and not…
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Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do Sul

Aerial images of the city of Porto Alegre taken with DJI Mavic Air. Music by Air – People in the City (Modjo Version)

Samba do Brasil