If you are feeling adventurous and enjoy being freaked out, spend about seven and a half minutes, watching this short film called: ‘Slaughterbots’
The Future of Life Institute released a short film showing a dystopian future with killer drones powered by artificial intelligence. “Nuclear is obsolete. Take out your entire enemy virtually risk free. Just characterize him, release the swarm, and rest easy.”
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE
Another mind bending article I came across was from Wired.
If you fancy exploring the impact human activity has on the environment through virtual reality art, then this is just what the mind called for.
LONDON’S FAMOUS RED BUSES TO RUN ON COFFEE WASTE
A company called Bio-bean has teamed up with Shell to create a small amount of oil extracted from the waste of your favourite java. This waste is used to create this biofuel. The company is working with thousands of coffee shops around the UK to collect the waste. If I just look at our coffee machine at work and look at the waste it creates, this is surely a great idea!
BLACK FRIDAY – HOW MANY DAYS?
So wherever I look at the moment I am seeing ads for Black Friday, but these deals are no longer just on one day. It’s turned into at least a four day affair. Last night I was watching the news briefly and they were talking about Curry’s and Argos who had items for sale last year in their Black Friday Sales, but they found out that three weeks later the same items were cheaper than their Black Friday deals. So it’s that old saying, buyers beware!
I don’t mind a bargain myself and I just bought something from an advert I saw on Facebook. It was a course on Udemy – ‘The Four Levels of Writing Mastery by Shani Raja, who is an ex Wall Street Journal editor. What a bargain – only $10. I’m always excited to learn something new and I thought this would be perfect for my writing challenge.
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