In a week in which debate raged over the correct way to depict a (cheese) burger in ‘emoji’ and as a Halloween treat just for you, we share an AI called Shelley who has been generating horror stories and collaborating with Twitter authors to develop them.




  • Snapchat launched their first World Lens for the Netflix Series ‘Stranger Things 2’
  • Viral trivia app HQ is causing a stir and has people touting it as the future of both mobile gaming and live TV
  • eBay launches visual search integration


According to The Economist we are entering a more grown-up era of tech that will see Silicon Valley companies needing to lean into existing political power structures to protect their interests. Conversely the AI ‘industry’ is already applying pressure to ensure it remains un-shackled from regulation.