On Lasso, users can record themselves dancing and lip-syncing to music, similar to what they can do on TikTok. Facebook told The Verge: “Lasso is a new standalone app for short-form, entertaining videos — from comedy to beauty to fitness and more. We’re excited about the potential here, and we’ll be gathering feedback from people and creators.”

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Samer Dabra uses a drawing machine called the AxiDraw and a custom program to generate Impressionistic line drawings of people. The machine builds the portraits using four single lines drawn in the four CMYK colors, one on top of another, with minimal tweaking from Dabra. Rion Nakaya of The Kid Should See This edited together a video of the machine creating drawings.

https://kottke.org/18/10/a-robot-that-draws-algorithmically-generated-portraits

https://kottke.org/18/10/a-robot-that-draws-algorithmically-generated-portraits