Clo: mother, teacher, girl geek and tech optimist. Author of « Digital Marketing like a PRO », the handbook for anyone with a digital pulse. Lazy sins: enjoys listening to podcasts while taking a bubble bath. And hopes AI will do her groceries.
O hey! Catholic or not: Easter, in Belgium means: chocolate galore! 😋
From Timelapse of the future, a fascinating 30 minutes long preview of the end of everything, speeding up every 5 seconds: What does the future look like? How will the universe meet its end? We may never be truly certain. But science has begun to…
Clo WillaertsThis is the way the Universe ends, not with a bang, but with an unfathomably profound and gradual chill.
– Apr 17, 3:54 AM
Every aspect of life can be guided by artificial intelligence algorithms – from choosing what route to take for your morning commute, to deciding whom to take on a date, to complex legal and judicial matters such as predictive policing. Big…
Clo Willaerts“The savvier users are navigating away from devices and becoming aware of how algorithms affect their lives. Meanwhile, consumers who have less information are relying even more on algorithms to guide their decisions.”
Good digital ID is identification that is verified and authenticated to a high degree of assurance over digital channels, unique, established with individual consent, and protects user privacy and ensures control over personal data. Research by the…
Clo Willaerts“Good digital ID is identification that is verified and authenticated to a high degree of assurance over digital channels, unique, established with individual consent, and protects user privacy and ensures control over personal data.”
Jack Daniel's, the Tennessee Whiskey brand owned by wine and spirits maker Brown-Forman, this week released an augmented reality (AR) app that brings its whiskey bottles to life. The Jack Daniel's AR Experience app lets mobile users scan any of its…
Clo WillaertsJack Daniels is experimenting with AI by turning bottles into pop-up books that bring the brand's history to life in a 3D diorama model. The Jack Daniels AR Experience app joins the label's digital strategy which includes a VR experience that launched last year and a podcast called 'Around the Barrel.'
Facebook is for keeping up with your family, Twitter is for depression (both causing it and complaining about it), and Instagram is for being a freak. From artfully crafted thirst traps to extremely NSFW content, the most visual app is also the…
Clo WillaertsInstagram’s latest announcement suggests the campaign to sanitize the internet of sex is going strong.
A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame cathedral today, and as you'd expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of the breaking situation. What's a little more unusual is that YouTube seemed to temporarily mix up the unfortunate…
Clo WillaertsYouTube's algorithm was functioning correctly in identifying this as a breaking-news event; however, it appears to have reached the wrong conclusion, based on the fire and smoke, that there was a context connection to the 9/11 attacks.
Clo WillaertsIf you watch only one web video today: check out journalist Carol Cadwalladr's unmissable TED talk that zeros in on the use of misleading Facebook ads in political campaigning. She asks some pretty big questions!
The Washington Post
– Apr 15, 2:04 AM
“None of us is going to get out of this alive,” says Bossert, who helms Final Bow Productions. “We can't control how or when we die, but we can say how we want to be remembered.” And how Howard was remembered! There was…
Clo WillaertsThe funeral industry is undergoing some major changes as the baby boomer population ages.
I was literally looking for this: TowardsDataScience's interactive Road Trips chart shows all of the road-trips destinations through our touristic activities, with their efficient route in linear connections (not the actual way to drive). This…
Clo WillaertsSo now I have a plan. All I need now is an excuse, a travel buddy and a decent road trip car.