weird stuff

weird stuff · 16. December 2020
Apparently the French government is hiring science fiction writers to help them visualise future scenarios. The "Red Team" of writers will be part of the Defence Innovation Hub. Hopefully this doesn't mean all the best science fiction writing is going to wind up with a big classified stamp on it.
weird stuff · 07. February 2019
There's a Tinder-style dating app for smart-fridge owners now. You share photos of the contents of your fridge to decide if you're compatible. I suppose the advantage of this is you'll screen out all the people who can't afford to blow 4000 dollars on a fridge that can connect to the internet, if that is the sort of criteria that matter to you. Someone should make a dating app for book lovers, where you post pictures of your bookshelves, or your TBR pile(s).