Artificial Intelligence

July 13th, 2021, by
Issue #20 – Playing With Reality – Mukbang, Catfishing, AI Voice Actors and the Internet Is Rotting

“Real Fake” is our take on synthetic media and the follow-up to our 2008 book “Me the Media”. Real Fake is about how humans continuously manipulate reality and how new digital technology tools enable us to go one step further in this ancient game.

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July 7th, 2021, by
AIOps for Service Management

The role of AI & ML is used for generating the necessary signal or insight about a problem. It can also be used for classification, categorization and detection of anomalies around events. The role of Automation is to remediate and take actions related to an incident or problem.

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July 6th, 2021, by
Issue #19 – Playing With Reality – Kroppspress, Birds Aren’t Real and the Postmodern Singularity 🚀🔮🌟

It’s official: the full title of our upcoming book is “Real Fake - Playing with Reality in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”.

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June 29th, 2021, by
Issue #18 – Playing With Reality – Fandoms, Factory TikTok, Deepfakes and the Metaverse🚀🔮🌟

“Playing with Reality” is the title of our upcoming book on synthetic media and the follow-up to our 2008 book “Me the Media”. Playing with Reality is about how humans continuously manipulate reality and how new digital technology tools enable us to go one step further in this ancient game.

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June 28th, 2021, by
Issue #17 – Playing With Reality – The Year of the Avatar 🚀🔮🌟

Playing with Reality is about how humans continuously manipulate reality and how new digital technology tools enable us to go one step further in this ancient game.

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June 21st, 2021, by
Issue #16 – Playing With Reality – The Reality Privileged, crypto and fandoms, the future of memes, Voilá, NFTs and the Metaverse 🚀🔮🌟

Playing with Reality is about how humans continuously manipulate reality and how new digital technology tools enable us to go one step further in this ancient game.

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June 15th, 2021, by
Next level data augmentation

How to create synthetic training data for computer vision with Machine Learning.

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June 14th, 2021, by
Issue #15 – Playing With Reality – Egirls, NFT’s implosion, and VR exposure therapy 🚀🔮🌟

Step aside Alexa and Siri, a new digital assistant is taking over the Internet: Samsung Sam. A batch of 3D rendered images of a virtual woman went viral over the weekend, with millions swarming around the latest virtual human to appear online. The only catch? Samsung didn’t officially make Sam, or even acknowledge her.

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June 7th, 2021, by
Issue #14 – Playing With Reality – Is Reality Broken? 🚀🔮🌟

“Playing with Reality” is the title of our upcoming book on synthetic media and the follow-up to our 2008 book…

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June 2nd, 2021, by
The Data Age

Recently I caught a repeat of “The Joy of Data” on BBC4, presented by Hannah Fry. In this particular episode the following picture was presented, proposing that data leads to information, which leads to knowledge, and finally this in turn leads to wisdom.

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May 31st, 2021, by
Issue #13 – Playing With Reality – From crypto to clothes: Why Gen Z are investors now 🚀🔮🌟

Young people are investing heavily in internet culture. They care about the cultural significance of clothes and accessories, they not only buy it, but also try to make a living out of it.

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May 26th, 2021, by
Technology Labs podcast: Reality / Virtual Humans

Menno van Doorn is the guest in this episode of Technology Labs. He talks about the new book "playing with reality"

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