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I know, I know … I’m using Instagram all wrong and I don’t care

Instagram has become a place where thirsty hipsters are regularly celebrated, and those who don’t follow the norms sink into a shameful oblivion. But I, for one, think these silly unspoken rules for dominating social media are a big pile of garbage — and so I never follow them.  SEE ALSO: 10 ways to create[…]

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Microsoft created a bot to auto-caption photos and it’s going hilariously wrong

Mere weeks after Microsoft had to shut down its Tay chatbot for sending offensive tweets, the company might be in for another AI-related embarrassment.  This time, the culprit is Captionbot, an AI experiment that tries to recognize what’s on a photo and come up with a text caption. Launched in late March, Captionbot actually does[…]

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Ad of the Day: This Space Mission Shows Everything Wrong With Advertising Today

What better way to kick off Advertising Week that with the ultimate brand fail? The brand this time is AstroBoost, an energy drink you've probably never heard of (for reasons that will soon become clear). Lots of brands want to go to space lately, but when AstroBoost tried to do so, it didn't exactly work[…]

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The Owner of This Closing Shop Explains What Went Wrong

When Matthew Bull, the former global chief creative officer of Lowe, started The Bull-White House in New York in late 2011, he was happy to reignite his entrepreneurial side. After years of managing creative staffers at a global agency, he was back in the driver's seat he occupied when he launched Lowe Bull in South[…]