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DATA:  More than 9 million broken links on Wikipedia are now rescued [Internet Archive Blogs]

ART-DATA: Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 [Whitney] establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over fifty years of conceptual, video, and computational art. The pieces in the exhibition are all “programmed” using instructions, sets of rules, and code, but they also address the use of programming in their creation

DARPA: 60 Years of Challenges and Breakthroughs [DARPAtv] This short documentary debuted at DARPA’s 60th anniversary symposium, D60, which took place Sept. 5-7, 2018, at Gaylord National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland.

STREAMING: Pushing the limits of streaming technology [Google Blog] streaming such graphically-rich content that requires near-instant interaction between the game controller and the graphics on the screen” ( Streaming the game not the play. -ed “)

PROGRAMING: Inform: Past, Present, Future [Emily Short] This is the talk and slides from the June 2018 London IF meetup, held at Elephant Studios in London South Bank University on 9 June 2018. I was invited to speak about Inform, past, present and future

MACHINE LEARNING:  Large Scale GAN Training for High Fidelity Natural Image Synthesis [ARXIV] Despite recent progress in generative image modeling, successfully generating high-resolution, diverse samples from complex datasets such as ImageNet remains an elusive goal. To this end, we train Generative Adversarial Networks at the largest scale yet attempted, and study the instabilities specific to such scale

INFOSEC: Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever [krebsonsecurity]