The Internet has been buzzing about quite a few things this past week, ranging from the audio clip version of the infamous Blue-Black/White-Gold Dress debate, to the impressive yet scary implications of Google’s artificial intelligence. Check out some of the related Meta Hacks below, and if you have any that you want to share with the community, we’d love to hear from you here. I’ll be sure to give you a shoutout next week. Share these with your friends as well by telling them to sign up here.
Here’s my 5 hacks for this week.
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1. Laurel vs. Yanny
Having a hard time hearing one or the other? Use this tool to change the frequencies of the audio clip, the results may surprise you.
2. Google Duplex
Demoed at Google I/O, Google Duplex shows amazing promise. Did it pass the Turing test? Here’s a deeper dive on Google’s AI blog.
3. Who attended the US embassy opening in Jerusalem?
Check out the twenty-nine countries who were in attendance.
Looking for a fun cooperative party game? Look no further than Spaceteam, a game where everyone is yelling at each other at the same time to try and fix a spaceship. Teamwork and communication is key. (Contributed by Michael J.)
5. Quote of the Week
“Do your best, and forget the rest” – Tony Horton