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Mural in Portland, VIC
The Journey, Travel

Travel, Unplugged (64.52%)

WORDPRESS ATE MY BLOG POST!

I wish I could explain it, but somehow my published post from last week has evaporated into thin air. Apologies to those who subscribe to the blog and clicked through to find The Dreaded 404 Error.

Let’s try this again. Travel, Unplugged: 2.0.


Today’s post title is a bit tongue-in-cheek, as very little traveling these days is, in my opinion, “unplugged.” Few of us would dare venture to the supermarket – never mind overseas – without tech in tow.

Nowadays, there is an almost infinite number of ways to document your every move (at the supermarket or overseas). Snapchat. Twitter. Instagram. Facebook. Tumblr. iMessage. FaceTime. Line. Whatsapp. The list goes on… and on… and on.

Is it just me, or is technology making our world smaller?

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Industry, Music

Thank you. I see you.

This morning we polished off the last half of a BBC documentary about Algorithms, which lead to a pretty hefty 8:00AM discussion about robots taking over the world. Happy Monday!

Towards the end of the documentary, host and Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy chats with a computer (mad) scientist about how algorithms are now able to “learn us” and make autonomous and surprisingly educated decisions.

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