Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-04-15
- Citation Hunt
Find statements in need of citations on Wikipedia for research assignments
- Jon Bruner on Twitter: “Here’s a thread: generative artificial intelligence has made breathtaking gains in the last four years. For instance, these are images of imaginary bedrooms and imaginary album covers created by a neural network.… https://t.co/bj
- Internal Revenue Service
Using the latest technologies, the IRS offers multiple avenues for you to get tax information. If you have a smartphone, we have an app! If you like to watch videos from your phone or computer, we have dozens of helpful YouTube videos…and, of course, follow us on Tumblr.
- James Bridle / Works
all kinds of interesting art/tech work
- Billion-Dollar Blessings — ProPublica
At the front lines are the “admissions representatives,” some 300 phone recruiters working two shifts from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., deploying call lists that Liberty gets from websites where people register and search for information about online higher education, like BestCollegesOnline.com. There is such a race to get to customers before University of Phoenix and other rivals that the prospective students sometimes marvel at how little time has elapsed — just a handful of minutes — between their providing their information on a website and the call coming from Liberty. Liberty’s tax filings show that in 2016, the university paid Google $16.8 million for “admissions leads generation.” In other words, advertising Liberty to those searching online for degree options.
- LOOK: Temple puts Twitter handles of players on football jerseys for spring game – CBSSports.com
—I’m still finding it hard to believe this is real
Instead of last names on the back of jerseys, the school put the Twitter user names of its players ahead of Saturday’s game.