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By New York Natives Staff

We’re reading…

Image courtesy of Mark Allen Miller

Image courtesy of Mark Allen Miller

Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter? by Steven Levy (Wired)

This question is surely a terrifying one for anyone who puts pen to paper (that includes us). Of course a robot, by nature, wouldn’t be able to give the “Native Approved” stamp. So there.

 

We’re listening to…

Flume

Fresh off a much hyped set at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Tuesday night, this 21-year-old Australian producer/DJ is making big bass-driven stateside waves.

 

We’re watching…

VICE on HBO

Well, we’re going to watch when the series premieres tonight at 11 P.M. EST. It promises to be something like 60 Minutes on drugs, which was already pretty interesting in and of itself.

 

We’re downloading…

Image courtesy of Kaleazy

Image courtesy of Kaleazy

Venmo

That painful experience of splitting checks/cabs/everything that costs money and is shared? Over. Download Venmo, securely link your bank account, and transfer money to your friends–quick and stress-free.

 

Featured image courtesy of Jon Weidman

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