Shooting at YouTube HQ in California

Police in Northern California say they are responding to an incident involving an “active shooter” at YouTube headquarters.

Gunshots were reported at the company’s campus in San Bruno, south of San Francisco. Ambulances are at the scene and authorities have warned the public to stay out of the area.
Google, which owns YouTube, has said it is investigating a possible “gunfire incident”.
Unconfirmed reports from local media say the shooter is a woman.

Källa: Shooting at YouTube HQ in California

Grindr defends HIV-related data sharing

Gay dating app Grindr has defended itself after an outcry over how it shared data with two external companies.

On Monday it emerged the app had, among other things, provided information on HIV status, including date last tested.
Grindr said the data was shared in line with standard industry practices, and that it felt the app had been unfairly singled out.

Källa: Grindr defends HIV-related data sharing

Snapchat adds group video calls

Snapchat has launched a feature that enables up to 16 people to take part in a live chat together, using either video or just their voices.

The app’s members can also start tagging each other by username, using the @ symbol in their posts.
The changes will roll out over the coming weeks, the firm said.

Källa: Snapchat adds group video calls

Video: Noriaki

Short documentary.

Noriaki has been a ski jumper as long as he can remember and has no plans of retiring. In the world’s biggest ski jumping hill, all his skills and experience will be tested.
Director: Bjørn Ståle Bratberg
Sound mixer: Sara Lima
Sound re-recording mixer/sound editor: Christopher Wilson
Editor: Herbert Hunger
Music by: Birger Clausen
Camera: Bjørn Ståle Bratberg, Ed Edwards, Rina Yang
Producer: Øivind Bratberg
Additional editor: Arild Tryggestad
Photographed on s16mm/super8mm/hd
Film devlopment, rushes and film scanning by Cinelab London.
Post produced at Goldcrest Post Production, London
Produced with support from Fond for lyd og bilde
Interview with Bjørn Bratberg about “Noriaki” from the IN THE PALACE festival, Bulgaria:

TED: Hur vi kan få datorer att skapa

How can we make AI that people actually want to interact with? Raphael Arar suggests we start by making art.

He shares interactive projects that help AI explore complex ideas like nostalgia, intuition and conversation — all working towards the goal of making our future technology just as much human as it is artificial.

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