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In a continuous effort to help even more writers succeed on our platform, Medium has recently hired a new team of engineers specialized in machine learning.
After several months of hard work, our engineers are now ready to deploy their latest feature: AI-powered headline autocompletion.
It’s based on a predictive neuronal network trained on a large data set of headlines corresponding to stories that have amassed over 50,000 views each. The predictive power of the new autocomplete feature therefore relies on our best and most viral stories.
We hope this upcoming feature will help our writing community to finally get…
Whenever I am in the fat and grease aisle of my local supermarket trying to decide which brand of ultra-processed industrial fat flakes would kill me off the quickest, I’m always confused by the labels. Which one again will clog my arteries as effectively as injecting bacon grease into my forearm? It wasn’t the unsaturated one, was it? And what are all these different types of fat anyway?
I would have thought there are just two types of fat: the jiggly one that grows under my skin and the oily one that grows on it. But no, it’s not that…
Recently I asked my favorite writer for his secret to success and this is what he told me:
Once a month I sit down at my desk, take an empty revolver out of the desk drawer, put a single bullet into one of the six chambers, spin the cylinder, put the gun to my forehead, and pull the trigger. Then I remove the bullet again and put the revolver back into the drawer.
I’ve been doing this for over two years now and the results have been astonishing. Not too long ago I was a nobody. But this monthly habit…
Cartoonist, science fan, PhD, eukaryote. Doesn't eat cats, dogs, nor other animals.