Kategorie life

Japan’s Lonely Single Men Are Settling For Virtual Reality „Wives Of The Future“

by Tyler Durden Sep 22, 2017 10:40 PM In a country where over 70% of unmarried men between 18 and 34, and 60% of women, have no relationship with a member of the opposite sex, and where birthrates are among the lowest in the world after Japanese women gave birth to fewer than one million […]

BoJack Horseman has given TV the most honest, brutal and necessary episode about depression

I’ve been waiting for something like this for years by Julia Alexander  Sep 9, 2017, 1:19pm EDT Netflix The sixth episode of BoJack Horseman’s fourth season opens with BoJack thinking, “piece of shit. Stupid piece of shit. You’re a stupid piece of shit.” [Warning: The following contains spoilers for the sixth episode of BoJack Horseman.] Before the theme song gets […]

Hochstapler-Syndrom bei Hochbegabten und Vielbegabten. Fühlst du dich auch als Blender?

  Fast alle Menschen freuen sich über berufliche Erfolge und Aufstiege – vor allem dann, wenn sie hart dafür gearbeitet haben. Bei vielen Hochbegabten oder vielbegabten Multitalenten überwiegt allerdings oft das Gefühl, den Erfolg nicht verdient zu haben. Sie leiden unter Selbstzweifeln und kommen sich geradezu wie Betrüger vor. Dieses Phänomen ist als Hochstapler-Syndrom bekannt […]

Work in progress: Portraits of Imaginary People

Jun 6, 2017 For a while now I’ve been experimenting with ways to use generative neural nets to make portraits. Early experiments were based on deepdream-like approaches using backprop to the image but lately I’ve focused on GANs. As always resolution and fine detail is really difficult to achieve. For starters the receptive field of […]

The future of jobs: The onrushing wave

Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. But things can change IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren”. It imagined a middle way between revolution and stagnation that would leave the said […]

More Stunning Photos of Jupiter Released by NASA

Lately, thanks to missions by NASA, we’ve been getting more and more insights into outer space. From close up images Saturn’s rings, brought to us by the Cassini spacecraft, to the discovery of the new Trappist-1 planets, it’s an exciting time for astronomers and space travel enthusiasts. And now, NASA’s JunoCam is sending back even more […]

Gutachter: Der schäbige Umgang von Versicherungen und Richtern mit Unfallopfern

Von Edith Meinhart ( 9. 5. 2015 ) Buchautor Franz Fluch: 130.00 Euro verschlagen der Schadenersatzprozess, Behandlungen und Haushaltshilfe © Michael Rausch-Schott Versicherungen, Gutachter und Justiz halten eisern zusammen, wenn es darum geht, Entschädigungen kleinzurechnen. Mitunter auf Kosten der Allgemeinheit. Vor zehn Jahren verunglückte ein Journalist mit dem Rad. Nun hat er ein Buch über […]

The race to build the world’s first sex robot

The long read The $30bn sex tech industry is about to unveil its biggest blockbuster: a $15,000 robot companion that talks, learns, and never says no by Jenny Kleeman Thursday 27 April 2017 05.30 BST In the brightly lit robotics workshop at Abyss Creations’ factory in San Marcos, California, a life-size humanoid was dangling from a […]

Wiener Westbahnhof: Wohnzimmer für jene, die keines haben

Reportage mit VideoKatrin Burgstaller, Maria von Usslar21. März 2017, 13:51 Der Westbahnhof ist in Verruf geraten. Besonders afghanische Jugendliche sollen ihn unsicher machen. DER STANDARD hat den Tag dort verbracht und vernachlässigte Menschen getroffen, auch aus Österreich „Hier hatte ich eine Messerstecherei“, erzählt eine Frau um die 40 ihrer Sitznachbarin in der Ankunftshalle des Wiener […]

Full transcript: Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris on Recode Decode

How technology is designed to addict us, and the ethical issues that companies should be thinking about. by Recode Staff Feb 7, 2017, 6:34pm EST Dusan Milenkovic / Shutterstock https://art19.com/shows/recode-decode/episodes/7a62e1dc-7f57-4e7a-b806-3744a1ccdd81/embed?theme=black&primary_color=%23C60018 On a recent episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Tristan Harris, founder of Time Well Spent, talked about the ways that tech is […]