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CivicTech Interesting

The City That Grows With Each New Follower

This video from Battery Tea explores an interesting social/civic tech (sort of) experiment. Statville is now a year old! How crazy is that? It’s been a truly amazing experience building it. Thank you to everyone who’s joined so far and to all the community members that make it the great place that it is πŸ™‚

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Jonathan Haidt and The Case Against Social Media on the Lex Fridman Podcast

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddling of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis. He and Jonathan have an interesting conversation about social media’s impact on society. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:25 – Social media and mental health 15:14 – Mark Zuckerberg 24:51 – Children’s […]

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Developer

Flutter & Firebase Course – Build a Full Stack Instagram Clone

Did you ever want to build a responsive Instagram Clone? After this tutorial, you will be able to use Firebase in any of your projects. You will learn about Firestore, Firebase Auth, Firebase Storage, Responsive UI, and much more! Code: https://github.com/RivaanRanawat/instagram-flutter-clone Course Contents: (0:00:00) Intro (0:00:19) Demo (0:03:25) Prerequisites (0:04:31) Setup & Theming the App […]

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The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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Current Events Interesting

Why Did Facebook Fail?

Just what was it that took Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp offline on 4th October 2021? – Dr Steve Bagley investigates.

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Security

How To Stay Safe Online

With more and more services going online, internet safety needs to be at the forefront of a lot more conversations. BBC Click  examines the role of security, online education and more. How can we keep teenagers safe online? We look at a new AI system that monitors video content on the fly and blurs anything […]

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AI Generative AI

AI That Generates Beautiful Instagram People

Will Kwan was told he wasn’t beautiful enough to be an Instagram model so he used a generative adversarial network to generate some beautiful Instagram people to pose for me. Code: StyleGAN2 (model pretrained on faces): https://github.com/NVlabs/stylegan2 Predict the popularity of Instagram photos: https://github.com/dingkeyan93/Intrinsic-Image-Popularity Convert images into StyleGAN latent space to mess around with: https://github.com/michaelpdu/stylegan-encoder

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Career Data Science

Real Talk with Instagram Data Scientist

Springboard talks data science with Mansha, a data scientist at Instagram.

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