Extended Reality

May 10th, 2021, by
Issue #10 – Playing With Reality – The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Erin Griffith, a tech journalist, coined the term “The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy” in two of her articles. We think it perfectly describes today’s meme society. In this #10 issue you will probably experience some fear of missing out yourself.

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May 3rd, 2021, by
Issue #9 – Playing With Reality 🚀🔮🌟

Researchers have shown that deepfake technology can be used to manipulate satellite imagery to produce real-looking — but totally fake — overhead maps of cities.

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April 28th, 2021, by
Do we automate for the right reasons? – How to make your employees feel super-empowered

the ones that are focused on implementing automation because they want to make their employees empowered are the ones that succeed.

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April 26th, 2021, by
Issue #8 – Playing With Reality – The New Renaissance 🚀🔮🌟

It’s the digital reincarnation of Albert Einstein, who you can ask all kinds of scientific questions.

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April 19th, 2021, by
Issue #7 – Playing With Reality – Twerk Hero, Ponzi Career, Beauty Filters, Monkey Mindpong, NFT and Deepfake Porn🚀🔮🌟🤳

It’s a long newsletter this time. A lot of things have happened last week. From monkeys playing video games with their mind, to Paris Hilton promoting NFT’s, to congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez performing sexual acts in deepfake videos.

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April 13th, 2021, by
Superstupidity and Artificial Intelligence

Today's launch our new report on machine intelligence "The Frankenstein Factor". It's an anatomy of fear of artificial intelligence.

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April 12th, 2021, by
Issue #6 – Playing With Reality – The Birth of the Virtual Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Sometimes the Internet makes you feel like a boomer. Why should you buy virtual clothes for your avatar?

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April 8th, 2021, by
New and Improved

Tragically we often discover weeks or months later the vision we had of our code solving problems was never achieved.

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April 6th, 2021, by
Playing With Reality – Issue #3 🚀🔮🌟

This week we focus on deepfake technology. For starters, the FBI warned in an alert that malicious actors “almost certainly” will be using deepfakes to advance their influence or cyber-operations in the coming weeks.

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March 31st, 2021, by
Issue #5 – Playing With Reality – How Generation Z Is Changing The Way We Do Business 🚀🔮🌟

The giant container ship Ever Given that has blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for the last week, bringing a key global trade route to a standstill and capturing the world’s attention, was partially refloated as we’re writing this newsletter.

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March 26th, 2021, by
Issue #4 – Playing With Reality – The Great Acceleration Is Coming!!!

Playing with Reality is a weekly newsletter in which SogetiLabs’s Research Institute VINT examines the future where synthetic reality becomes part or our objective reality. The newsletter is also a preview of our upcoming book Playing with Reality. Subscribe here.

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March 11th, 2021, by
Apple’s New iPod? A New AI Weakness Revealed

Most recently OpenAI, a machine learning research organization, announced the availability of CLIP, a general-purpose vision system based on neural networks.

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