Year: 2024

Tracks’ release dates on Spotify

When you find a new song on Spotify, how do you know if it’s a new song or one from ten years ago?

Driving around the entire border of Illinois

If you ever wanted to drive AROUND the state of Illinois, here is a map that literally goes around the outline of Illinois. 22 hours, 12 minutes.

Now page (for May 2024)

Updated April 30, 2024, from Glen Ellyn, IL USA Family Make annual family photo albumsPrint photo albums are so great, but they also take so much time selecting the images and laying them out. I would still like to work on this, but for now, I’m displaying photos on our digital frame at home. Currently, …

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The only three jobs that will survive artificial intelligence according to Bill Gates

Via marca However, he does argue that in the near future there will only be three jobs that will be “immune” to AI, stating that the only ones that will ‘resist’ this new wave of technology will be energy-related jobs, biology-related positions and all those professionals who specialise in the design and operation of the …

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Sparkle tape

I love my sparkle tape. It adds extra pizzazz to wrapping presents. It also looks really nice sitting on my tape reel in the basement.

AI detected that someone else painted an additional character in a famous Raphael masterpiece

It’s already a bit obvious that the character in the background of this painting is painted by someone else. But now AI has confirmed it by analyzing the microscopic patterns of the brushstrokes, along with the color palette and shading. (via sciencealert.com) What did people think of this painting before AI confirmed the second artist? …

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Michelangelo’s scribble on a Post-it-like, small paper square

This scrap of writing/drawing by Michelangelo was expected to sell for between $6,000 and $8,000. It sold for $201,600. The small work depicts a block of marble, with the word “simile,” or “similar” in English. It is believed to have been drawn while Michelangelo worked on his famed Sistine Chapel ceiling, a Christie’s specialist told …

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Evernote nearly doubles in price

Wow. That’s a price hike. My Evernote subscription jumped from $63.99/year to $113.99/year. Last year people have been complaining about the price hike, I was getting prepared to leave Evernote, but then I checked my subscription price, and saw it was only $64/year. That isn’t too bad for what I get out of the service. …

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