The days before deep fake becomes a thing

Fakes of visual representations are not new. The first photo was faked 150 years before Photoshop existed. But the medium itself and how the fake is created has changed and certainly will have a huge impact on culture and society in general.

This post is insane

Reddit comments are often a great source of information. Even a small post from a random user can generate a wave of understanding for many other people reading the comments. When it comes to dystopian views, Reddit is also on the forefront in thinking and writing about a possible future scenarios. I like that very much. Since I joined the community some years ago it trained my creativity and I got a broader … Read entry

Software > hardware

If we ever thought about it as a race, it seems that software is going to win the race. For now. See, hardware has tough constraints. It’s limited by some fundamental physical laws and as long we all dont have quantum computer technology in our smartphones we have to figure out ways to improve the overall usability. This is where software comes into play. We do not face  constraints (beside ethical maybe) in order to overcome issues. 

Regarding the issue of the eye contact while video chatting with a smartphone: there are basically two ways to overcome this: First would be the hardware way: selfie camera hidden beneath the phone display. Oppo and Xiamo are already doing that (you are … Read entry