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Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world’s vanishing people

Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world’s vanishing people

Now, I’ve been making pictures for quite a long time, and normally speaking, a picture like this, for me, should be straightforward. I’m in southern Ethiopia. I’m with the Daasanach. There’s a big family, there’s a very beautiful tree, and I make these pictures with this very large, extremely cumbersome, very awkward technical plate film …

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

So when people voice fears of artificial intelligence, very often, they invoke images of humanoid robots run amok. You know? Terminator? You know, that might be something to consider, but that’s a distant threat. Or, we fret about digital surveillance with metaphors from the past. “1984,” George Orwell’s “1984,” it’s hitting the bestseller lists again. …