August 3rd, 2020
Comic-Con goes online – Roblox launches a virtual event space – Eventbrite registers voters – Algorithm spots similarities in works of art – Why advertising ruined the internet
Comic-Con Is Online, and So Is the Artist Alley — New York Times
Indie artists who make a significant portion of their income at fan conventions are hoping virtual attendees will be willing to spend.
From COVID-19 conspiracies to election scams, automated advertising software plays a large — and largely unseen — role.
A team of researchers at MIT have created an algorithm to identify analogous artworks. Their work could help spur innovation in datasets, inquiry systems, and more.