Deep Empathy, DNA tattoos, the bitcoin exchange.
–What does the loss of net neutrality mean for marketers? AdAge tackles the question.
–MIT has trained an AI called Deep Empathy to generate images that will encourage empathy in viewers; the first results transform images of Western cities to look as war-torn as Syria. Via Co.Design.
–Everence is a new startup that creates tattoos infused with a loved one’s DNA, writes The New York Times.
–You can now trade bitcoin on the stock market: NPR breaks down the US’s first major bitcoin exchange.
–Lia’s all-female design team created a flushable pregnancy test, a “more environmentally friendly alternative to the plastic methods currently on the market.” Via Dezeen.
–Bragi will display the first earbuds with AI built into the hardware, capable of recognizing and responding to nearby sounds, at CES in January. Via Engadget.
–Internships for adults? Opus is the millennial-founded platform where young professionals can try six-nine month stints at various jobs, writes Fast Company.
–Google’s new search feature shows celebrities answering questions about themselves, adding a “uniquely personal, authentic and delightful touch straight from the source.” Via The Verge.
–Are older brands relevant to millennials? Fast Company explores the mass-market brands at risk of losing their longevity.
–Google Maps is launching real-time updates that will remind you when to get off your train or bus. Via TechCrunch.
–Could your detergent talk to your wifi? A team from the University of Washington has created plastic objects that communicate wirelessly, says Co.Design.