Inefficient exploration, dark forests & more
BD #2 - Feb '23
Random picks 🎲
The Expanding Dark Forest and Generative AI: Proving you're a human on a web flooded with generative AI content
https://maggieappleton.com/ai-dark-forest by Maggie Appleton
1 dataset 100 visualizations: How the story or shapes can differ from various visualizations of the same dataset, by ferdio who also did a great article on flags
Optimizing the view count: Strategic streaming under the wealthy’s bridge
Tool shed ⚒️
Dimensions: sketches with dimensions, definitions and FAQs for multiple elements of our universe. From door-handles to aliens
Gen-1: the DALL-E of video: how to turn low budget video into masterpieces or style a video consistently, by runway
Memory lane 📽️
Visualizing powers of ten (1977) and its recreation using dall-e
They rule (2001) and Robert Kosara’s analysis. Who is doing a free course on observablehq about data visualization which might interest some of you.
Ego corner 🪞
Embracing exploration in an efficiency-driven world: our first video-essay about the power of exploration.
Word pool 🤽
ELIZA effect: is the tendency to unconsciously assume computer behaviors are analogous to human behaviors; that is, anthropomorphisation of the machine. Go watch Her, Spike Jonze, 2013. [w]
Technology readiness level (TRLs): A method for estimating the maturity of technologies from 1 and 9. If someone asks for your project’s TRL just say 6. [w]
Find the canvas of all discoveries in our kinopio. Thank you all for reading and Jose, Daniele & Nayelli for the contributions!
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