Google’s latest free tool uses AI to turn crude sketches into quality drawings and illustrations

Google Creative Lab, one of the many, many research and development cells within the advertising giant, just released its latest experiment in artificial intelligence (AI) to the public for free. According to the Google Blog: Drawing on your phone or computer can be slow and difficult—so we created AutoDraw, a new web-based tool that pairs … Continue reading Google’s latest free tool uses AI to turn crude sketches into quality drawings and illustrations

WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg on the intrinsic value of blogging (worth reading)

Matt Mullenweg, the genius behind WordPress, is a very cool guy. (Besides his penchant for renting awesome cars while on the road promoting WordPress, and long-time love of America's most important art form, he has done a lot of amazing things for other people, as evidenced by this profile by the Houston Chron - his … Continue reading WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg on the intrinsic value of blogging (worth reading)

Mental Health professionals now going where their clients are: remote, mobile and online

Wired recently featured a small blurb about a new startup called TalkSession. The company describes itself as follows: TalkSession is a growing online network of leading mental health professionals. We are building advanced web-based and mobile tools to make mental healthcare universally affordable, acceptable and accessible for everyone. What if you could get expert guidance … Continue reading Mental Health professionals now going where their clients are: remote, mobile and online

Error 451: Page is Unavailable Because of Big Brother

When the man decides to tell you what you can and cannot read or publish, make sure you frame your protest in the proper context. For example, see what the UK Open Rights Group suggests as a new internet error message for censored content: To fend off the chilling effects of heavy-handed internet restriction, the … Continue reading Error 451: Page is Unavailable Because of Big Brother