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[nonostantement #271] - segment anything / ai agents / accidentally wes anderson photos
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Welcome to nonostantement: a weekly newsletter with corrupt, stimulating, and bright stuff found all over the Internet.
Ciao my name is Joele, I live in Barcelona but I spend most of my time online, while working for brands and companies doing stuff. Then I find a lot of interesting stuff, I collect it, and then publish it in this same newsletter.
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[Video] - Land Crawler eXXtreme (Ridable 24 Legged Motor Powered Skateboard) Demo Video
Ridable 24 Legged Motor Powered Skateboard with Theo Jansen's Mechanism demo video.
The Legacy of The Game in Succession's Iconic Opening Sequence
The opening credits to HBOs Succession it's a lot like the opening credits to the 1997 David Fincher movie The Game.
Segment Anything | Meta AI
Segment Anything Model (SAM): a new AI model from Meta AI that can "cut out" any object, in any image, with a single click.
Sully on Twitter:
"By 2025 Autonomous AI Agents will be in every aspect of life. They've been out for a week - and already the possibilities are mind-blowing. But what are they? How did we just figure them out and whats next for us? I'll try my best to explain. Buckle up, its gonna be a douzey"
GPT-4 Is a Reasoning Engine
Reason is only as good as the information we give it.
TikTok Buddhist monks in Cambodia are going viral
Cambodia’s Buddhist monks have become TikTok superstars, but seeking fame on TikTok could conflict with monastic code.
Photo Prompts - Perfect prompts to create generative photos
"Making perfect generative AI prompts in the styles of famous photographers."
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AI celebrity deepfakes are morphing into hoaxes as entertainment
The Balenciaga pope was just the beginning as Biden, Trump, and Rogan deepfakes show how AI is blurring the line between political cartoon and misinformation.
Facebook And Instagram Are Full Of Violent Erotica Ads From ByteDance- And Tencent-Backed Apps
Some of the ads include descriptions of sexual violence, paired with images of battered women and photos of male fitness influencers, which were used without permission.
AI imaging has found its place in porn
New technology has for years been pioneered through porn. AI-image creation hasn't broken from that pattern.
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