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.
Hello everyone! I’ll be spending most of the summer house-sitting in the South of France. It has wifi, don’t worry. What are your plans for the summer?
A tiny, powerful sensor for making disease diagnosis cheaper, faster, and easier.
Clo WillaertsMIT’s list of the world’s top innovators under the age of 35 is an annual highlight. Personal favourites: Bo Li and her techniques for fooling facial recognition algorithms, and Mohamed Dhaouafi and his artificial limbs.
It's 3:13 a.m., and Radio Inspector Ashok Kumar turns around to look at his computer. His face stiffens. He zooms in on the screen and squints at an unauthorized SUV crossing a pontoon bridge. Kumar and his team are in the Integrated Command and…
Clo WillaertsAmazing story by new publication @restofworld about how Indian authorities manage the biggest festival on the planet, with crowds of up to 50 million people a day.
Feel-good content is filling up For You pages on TikTok and we're loving it! But how can brands get involved in creating satisfyingly “too-good-to-watch-once” videos on the viral app? We chatted with Kelsey Docherty, TikTok brand…
Clo WillaertsTrending TikTok content is a reflection of current events, social movements, and generally speaking, what is going on in the world.
And bless them, educational content is still trending.
Show your favorite businesses some love with a review. Share it everywhere -- post, tweet, like, heart, talk. Use Google Search, Maps or the Assistant to order food. Make your selections with just a few taps to view delivery or pickup times, and…
Clo WillaertsGuide from Google on how you can help your local businesses:
▪️Write and share a review
▪️Order delivery and takeout
▪️Book an appointment
▪️Buy a gift card, donate or purchase locally
The Hollywood Reporter
– Jun 24, 8:15 AM
As the industry grapples with how to reopen for production safely, one movie is proceeding with a lead actress who is immune to COVID-19 — because she's a robot named Erica. Bondit Capital Media, which financed titles such as To the Bone and…
Clo WillaertsProducers have unveiled plans for a $70 million movie that will feature an AI actor in a lead role for the first time. b, as the sci-fi movie will be titled, follows a scientist who develops a program to perfect human DNA and designs an AI woman named Erica. The AI robot that will play Erica was developed by Japanese scientists Hiroshi Ishiguro and Kohei Ogawa, who taught Erica how to act by applying the principles of method acting to AI.
The photographer undertook this mammoth task in an attempt assess the value she places on objects. — Date Reading Time 4 minute read Photographic artist Barbara Iweins practice has always dealt with the boundaries of intimacy and…
Clo WillaertsBelgian artist Barbara Iweins photographed and categorized all 10,352 objects in her house. Wow.
Search Engine Journal
– Jun 22, 2:17 AM
Google has quietly announced a content discovery service called Keen. Keen is being referred to as a Pinterest competitor but that's not entirely accurate. Keen is a machine learning app that actively promotes relevant web pages to users. Anyone…
Clo WillaertsKeen is being referred to as a Pinterest competitor but that’s not entirely accurate.
Keen is a machine learning app that actively promotes relevant web pages to users. Keen is poised to become a new source of referral traffic, which makes it worthy of investigation.
ByteDance, the China-based unicorn behind the video-sharing app TikTok, was recently valued at up to $140B. Now, the company is leveraging its recommendation algorithms to expand its portfolio in a bid to join the ranks of Big Tech. At the end of…
Clo WillaertsByteDance, the China-based unicorn behind the video-sharing app TikTok, was recently valued at up to $140B. Now, the company is leveraging its recommendation algorithms to expand its portfolio in a bid to join the ranks of Big Tech.
Honeywell is the quantum computing champ. On Thursday, Honeywell said it boosted the performance of its quantum computer enough to best that of IBM's by one closely watched measure. The achievement gives Honeywell's machine the title of world's…
Clo WillaertsHoneywell officially has the most powerful quantum computer in the world. Who would have guessed? Using electric fields to levitate atoms is something industrial giants do better than tech giants. Honeywell is a US multinational conglomerate.