Reuters: Israel’s national library to share reunited Kafka archive online

Reuters: Israel’s national library to share reunited Kafka archive online. “Israel’s national library said on Wednesday it received the last part of a collection of Franz Kafka’s writings that it planned to put online, after winning an ownership battle for part of the Prague-born Jewish novelist’s literary estate.”

Monday Note: The Rise of Influencers and the Decay of Journalism

Monday Note: The Rise of Influencers and the Decay of Journalism. “This month’s cover of Wired UK looks like a canary in the coal mine. As a novel spin to cover climate change, the magazine elected to put Greta Thunberg on its cover. This is a choice that speaks volumes about a growing trend in news: prominently featuring social-media stars.”

Ubergizmo: Snapchat Announces Creator Shows With Celebs Like Arnold Schwarzenegger

Ubergizmo: Snapchat Announces Creator Shows With Celebs Like Arnold Schwarzenegger. “Snapchat is trying out its hand with new video content in a hope to capture more eyeballs for in-app content. It has announced new Creator Shows which will be available in the app. These shows feature celebrities like the Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger himself, tennis superstar Serene Williams, Kevin Hart as well as creators like Loren Grey, Rickey Thompson, and Emma Chamberlain.”

NDTV: In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of ‘Gandhipedia’

NDTV: In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of ‘Gandhipedia’. “Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the creation of a ‘Gandhipedia’ that she said would help propagate ‘positive Gandhian values’. 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.”

Ultimate Classic Rock: Introducing UltimatePrince. Com

Ultimate Classic Rock: Introducing UltimatePrince. Com . “We’re launching the site today with more than 450 stories already published, each taking in-depth looks at various Prince songs, albums and important events. To make your exploring a little easier we’ve created two helpful index pages: one alphabetically listing and linking to our stories on nearly 400 of his songs, the other breaking down our features and lists on a chronological album-by-album basis.”

Artnet News: This Newly Discovered Radio Clip May Be the Only Known Recording of Frida Kahlo’s Voice. Listen to It Here

Artnet News: This Newly Discovered Radio Clip May Be the Only Known Recording of Frida Kahlo’s Voice. Listen to It Here. “Everyone knows the face of Frida Kahlo. Now, we may finally know what she sounded like, following the discovery of what could be the only known recording of the great Mexican artist’s voice. The recording discovered in Mexico’s national sound library, the Fonoteca National, could be the only known record of Kahlo speaking.”

CNET: New tool debunks deepfakes of Trump and other world leaders

CNET: New tool debunks deepfakes of Trump and other world leaders. “Deepfakes of world leaders may be easier to debunk using a new detection method, according to an academic paper Wednesday. Researchers created profiles of the unique expressions and head movements made by powerful people — like Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren — when they talk. That ‘soft biometric model’ helped detect a range of deepfakes, the kind of manipulated videos powered by artificial intelligence that have sprung up lately featuring Mark Zuckerberg and others.”