Link About It: This Week’s Picks

$2,000 beer, Hypercolor cars, Google's Quantum AI Lab and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Google’s Quantum AI Lab In May, Google launched its collaborative computing project with NASA and D-Wave, which is aimed at pushing the limits of understanding in everything from medicine to space travel. Now we are getting a first look at the groundbreaking artificial intelligence program that has to operate at sub-zero temperatures. The gravity of the work at the lab really cannot be overstated: …

$2,000 Beer

$2,000 beer, Hypercolor cars, Google's Quantum AI Lab and more in our weekly look at the web

Leave it to Portland—land of microbrews, fine coffee and facial hair—to produce one of the world’s most expensive beers. Recently fetching $2,000 per bottle, Hair of the Dog Brewing Company’s Dave barleywine is aged for 19 years in oak barrels and glass bottles. The dark, strong brew clocks in at 29% alcohol by volume, making it more comparable to a spirit than a beer. The …

The Bold, Occult Tattoos of Daniel Meyer

$2,000 beer, Hypercolor cars, Google's Quantum AI Lab and more in our weekly look at the web

German tattoo artist Daniel Meyer, working under the name LEITBILD, designs woodblock- and print-like, graphic imagery. Focused on the darker side of mystical themes by invoking the occult and symbolic, each of Meyer’s black and white tattoos is stark and beautiful. There is a balance of bold lines and ornate detail work. With Meyer’s self-taught mastery, each tattoo really is a piece of art. LEITBILD …