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An automated policing program got a man shot twice.

The world is slowly catching up to dystopian sci-fi stories. A predictive policing program used by Chicago's police predicted a man would be involved in a shooting. The ramifications within the police and local community ended up getting him shot – twice!

Linked on the 1st of June, 2021 Details

How movie sounds are made.

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Fascinating look into how sounds in film are produced. As well as a custom house built to do the work.

Added on the 23rd of May, 2021 Details

Genre Is Disappearing. What Comes Next?

Genre was once a practical tool for organizing record shops and programming radio stations, but it seems unlikely to remain one in an era in which all music feels like a hybrid, and listeners are no longer encouraged (or incentivized) to choose a single area of interest.

An interesting take on the historical categorisation and the continuous flux of musical genres as well as the disappearance of group identification.

Linked on the 13th of March, 2021 Details

A Love Letter to the Link Post.

This link post approves of the post in question.

Linked on the 26th of January, 2021 Details

Room tone.

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From The gift of room tone article at Criterion.

Added on the 14th of January, 2021 Details

The man who invented more than 800 iconic toys.

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Beautiful story of an inventor still busy at 98.

Added on the 1st of January, 2021 Details