Artificial intelligence and a new breed of agency

A special round-up featuring new uses for artificial intelligence (with one adorable video and one spooky video) plus the latest on a new type of agency developed by Omnicom for McDonald’s  “The lightbulb changed the world; Facebook is just a way of letting people click ‘like’ on photos of cats that resemble Colonel Gaddafi” wrote Whoops! and Capital author John Lanchester just a year ago. In his recent work Lanchester had done much to simplify our increasingly complex world and then present these changes back to us, brilliantly, in both fiction and non-fiction. Written just a year ago, Lanchester mused on what the next developments in computing could be through his review of two books on the history of computing. He included an example of text written by a computer…


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