Links of Note

Matthew Inman, of The Oatmeal fame, has put out a list of Ten Eight Marvelous and Melancholy Things I’ve Learned About Creativity. Well, not so much of a list as a series of delightful and educational comics. Funny and smart and so very true. Worth looking at whether you are a creative sort or someone in your life is. Love it so much!

Next up … Getty Images is suing Stability AI for copyright infringement! It’ll be interesting to see how this case turns out, but it’s undeniable that images were scraped from Getty, so you’d think they’d win. Guess we’ll find out eventually, and maybe AI outfits will finally have to stop just sucking up everything on the internet without care for ownership or copyright.

And in closing, a year old story about how Facebook got the way it was (and still mostly is) that explains the reasons why I ditched that place years ago, though I didn’t know the behind the scenes stuff going on, I definitely knew things were swirling a drain. Now I know why, and you can too.