Friday Five@5

Billionaire tech visionary Peter Thiel has pointed out that while machines are very good at processing massive amounts of data, they still can’t make thoughtful decisions or draw sensible conclusions. Judgement is still solidly handled by humans - that’s why the emergence of machine learning is so exciting. 

The Friday Five@5 is your weekly dose of the latest in digital news from around the world. 

 

Machine-learning will enhance, not replace, human creativity

The Next Web

When machines become more intelligent, humans are free to become more creative. Read more

 

How to search the deep web safely

Gizmodo

With the right tools there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to worry about your digital well-being. Read more

 

The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it's incredible

The Verge

The goal was to create a better version of Siri, one that connected to a multitude of services. Read more

 

The I-1 is a Polaroid-style camera for the digital age

Digital Trends​

The Impossible Project launched a stylish new Polaroid-esque camera this week. Read more

 

WhatsApp launch a native desktop app for Mac and Windows

Mashable​

While plenty of WhatsApp fans were already chatting over the platform's web browser option, the rest of us can now join them on the desktop. Read more

 

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About the author

Laura Perrot

I'm a highly motivated and passionate student and I enjoy taking on new challenges. With an intensive international living experience, I am always interested in learning. I love photography, music, cinema, fashion and technology.