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The Rise Of Junk Science

Fake publications are corrupting the world of research—and influencing real news. At the most benign level of the junk industry are papers, published in journals with no effective screening process, that are obvious nonsense.

The Rise Of Junk Science

Hollywood Is Quietly Using AI To Help Decide Which Movies To Make

AI will tell you who to cast and predict how much money you’ll make. Despite skepticism about specific applications, the tide might be turning. A single factor has convinced Hollywood to stop dismissing big data: Netflix.

Hollywood Is Quietly Using AI To Help Decide Which Movies To Make

Psychiatry, Racism, And The Birth Of ‘Sesame Street’

How an African-American psychiatrist helped design a groundbreaking television show as a radical therapeutic tool for helping minority preschoolers.

Psychiatry, Racism, And The Birth Of ‘Sesame Street’

BrewDog’s New Ad Does What It Says On The Tin

BrewDog has come to be known for its bold one-liners and playful spin on typical communications. The ballsy beer brand has teamed with Uncommon on a tongue-in-cheek campaign that doesn’t really say much at all – on purpose.

BrewDog’s New Ad Does What It Says On The Tin

Amnesty’s Syria Ads Prove Humankind Can Be Worse Than Natural Disasters

Amnesty International is known for its provocative ads for human rights. In its campaign for the freedom and democracy of Syria, war zones where housing and huge blocks of land are destroyed have been depicted in ads.

Amnesty’s Syria Ads Prove Humankind Can Be Worse Than Natural Disasters

Russian Startup Wants To Put Huge Ads In Space

The first of StartRocket’s space-based ads could go up by 2021. The ads — a bit like skytyping, only in low-Earth orbit rather than in the atmosphere — would be visible only at night but could be seen from just about anywhere on the planet.

Russian Startup Wants To Put Huge Ads In Space
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Nakamura Hiroshi

Down And Out In the Gig Economy

Gig economies are ersatz structures, designed to skirt labor laws and offload risk and expense onto workers themselves. They serve the whims of capital.

Down And Out In the Gig Economy

“No Other Way To Say It”, A Comedy About Advertising

Director Tim Mason pulls the curtain back on the glamorous world of advertising in this short comedy about a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad creatives selling a fictitious children’s ice cream brand.

“No Other Way To Say It”, A Comedy About Advertising

The Rise And Fall Of Marty Tirrell

From central Iowa radio pioneer to alleged scam artist. Money didn’t always belong to Tirrell, according to numerous court judgments against him. He defrauded eight people out of $1.5 million.

The Rise And Fall Of Marty Tirrell
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