Robo-Citizens, Da Vinci, & Amazon’s Panopticon

What is giving the House of Who team out of bed this December? Read on. 

I.

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, Salvator Mundi, sold for $450.3 million at Christie’s, making it the most expensive painting ever sold. We’re thrilled that exquisite, classical masterpieces still retain alpha status in pop culture-landia.

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II.

Amazon’s latest tech escapade, The Amazon Key service, both piques our minds with curiosity and blanches our faces with horror. The service allows delivery people to place packages inside your home using the Amazon Cloud Cam for security backup.

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III.

“Shibuya Mirai” is the first AI chatbot to be granted official residence as a citizen. Residing in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward as a seven-year-old boy, Line app’s Mirai has a programmed penchant for people watching and photography. Not weird at all. http://bit.ly/2ziiRQs

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