And Facebook already knows everything about you anyway, so.
Just learned an useful sentence (with apologies to Arthur C. Clarke) “Sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice”
Android will also create “wind down mode,” where the phone goes greyscale and into do not disturb mode before bedtime. Google exec admits on stage that color screen is “far more stimulating for the brain.”
watching Charlie’s Angels (2000) and the villain’s technological plot that they’re trying to stop is just…wow
Amazon’s corporate mantra is all about putting customer’s first. And Jeff Bezos has personally supported the First Amendment and spoken out against the discriminatory Muslim Ban. Rekognition runs counter to all of those underlying values. /15
Just letting you know you can’t use your lights anymore because we’re slathering your data around and GDPR is here.
good luck! bye!
Watching Elon Musk seamlessly moving from “the free market solves everything” to “trade unions sow social division among classes” and “we need a watchdog to discredit lying journalists” is like watching capitalism decay into fascism in real time on twitter.
If a site is happily turning away EU users, saying it can’t protect their personal information, this should really worry you as a non-EU user
THOUGHT EXPERIMENT AI: Since AI can be perfect and process much faster than humans, it can be massively safer than humans. Human drivers will probably be so much worse they’ll be outlawed!
ACTUAL AI: We concluded brakes were distracting users from the ad flow so we removed them
“Why is Youtube suggesting conspiracy nutjob videos to me? What the hell did I click?!?”
“Oh. Oh, I just wasn’t logged in. Thank god.”
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