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Fear & Loathing In Google

“Google’s “Deep Dream” artificial intelligence system works (more or less) by subjecting (I guess that’s the right word) an image to a layer of artificial neurons which will build upon certain aspects of said image (like a surface or pattern or edges or color) to turn it into something that it previously wasn’t. 48 more words

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American Nightmares - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson Let's Rock Book Review

What hits you with this book is the visceral thrill of riding through the Nevada desert in an old roofless Cadillac with the warm desert wind blowing into your face as you head to the messed up town of Las Vegas in a more messed up state and the intention of messing everything up in the process. 484 more words

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“Every man dies – Not every man really lives.” ~ William Ross

So I asked my roommate last night, “Nelo what’s in your bucket list?” you know what she said? 1,070 more words


"Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process"*...

Actually, sometimes it does: “Classic Jokes Explained

* E.B. White


As we fiddle with our funny bones, we might bake a laced cake for a writer who never explained his jokes: journalist and author Hunter S. 147 more words

Where Have All the Manly Journalists Gone?

Mark Judge writes: Ernest Hemingway. Ernie Pyle. Jack London. Christopher Hitchens.

Whatever happened to journalism as a manly profession?

While newspapers and magazines have always attracted many types of writers, the most notable journalists often gained fame and recognition through their bravery in the face of extreme conditions. 647 more words