In July, Facebook was forced to shut down one of its prized AI (artificial intelligence) systems when researchers discovered that the system was communicating in a weird, creepy language. According to Tech Times, the AI stopped using English as we know it. Here’s a snippet of the transcript from one of their weird-azz conversations. Bob: i can i […]
If you’re looking for a novel way to make fun of Donald Trump, it looks like a glitch in his website provides the perfect opportunity for some harmless enjoyment. A bug in the coding of the Trump website allows you to create your own fake URLs that will take you to his site’s press release […]
President-elect and human petri dish, Donald Trump, spent a great deal of time in the 2016 Presidential Race flat-out making up lies about immigrants and Muslims to manipulate stupid and racist low-information voters. Among one of his more frightening fascist policies–and clear-cut violation of the constitution–was proposing a data registry to track people of the Muslim faith. Reince Priebus, […]
From Gamergate to just generally cyberbullying, online harassment is ever present. But, how do we deal with it? And who is responsible? The current methods for dealing with online abuse is called “counter-speech.” Sarah Green of the End Violence Against Women Coalition said: “Any moves by social media companies to support, encourage and empower individuals and […]
People are curious. We want to know things. Things like what happened on TV and who is watching us on Facebook. This curiosity has led to the development of apps like Profile Spy which promise all kinds of information if you just install the handy little app. Profile Spy is a lovely bit of cleverness […]
It appears that the days of our friendly (relatively?) neighborhood androids are drawing ever nearer. As the technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been developed, the world has seen the masters of a myriad of games fall to these underdogs (undercomputers?). According to Google’s blog, the first loss of humanity against a computer was a […]
We have all been told a thousand times, “Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.” The internet is a revolutionary way to share information, but it is prudent to be careful of what we accept as truth when surfing or scrolling. A website called Clone Zone has been active for just under a year […]
The real world divide between the “haves and have-nots” is clear, as San Francisco tech workers express disdain with the city’s homeless population. The Guardian talked to high earning, tech-savvy workers who are outraged at the growing homeless population that they encounter on their way into offices buildings. Privileged Techies Bothered By Seeing Homeless Population San […]
In late October 2014, about 250 House of Mouse employees were told they were being laid off. Their replacements were being supplied by an outsourcing company based in India. Those 250 employees had to train their replacements before leaving the company. From MSN: ?’I just couldn’t believe they could fly people in to sit at […]
I like Apple products. I’m not exactly a groupie, but I do love my iPhone. But it was totally hilarious to watch YouTube pranksters?NelkFilmz?go to a couple of Apple Stores disguised as new employees. They “helped”?customers and tried to convince them to abandon?Apple and buy Microsoft products instead. Watch the crazy video below.
Ana Redmond pursued a technology career for excitement and to make a difference in the world. She was successful in math and science, extremely quick at coding, and did coding more correctly than most people. In 2011, Redmond left her career after 15 years. Garann Means decided to become a programmer for similar reasons as […]
From the video description: Virgin Atlantic Flight 43 Boeing 747 Emergency Landing. Footage from the end of Runway 26L as Virgin Atlantic VS43 Boeing 747- 400 G-VROM Jumbo Jet conducts an emergency landing at London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) VS43 was en-route to Las Vegas (LAS) when the pilots became aware of a landing gear issue […]
Unsurprisingly, there are quite a few questions to answer if you’re thinking about applying for a job with the U.S. government. It stands to reason that the Feds want the most honest and accurate answers possible, so they’ve done some tinkering and found what might be a better way to vet their applicants. This new […]
Kim Kardashian-West has always been?an extremely controversial figure ever since her sex tape with R&B singer Ray J came out.?Even though that tape seemed to be released ages ago, people still hold that over her head as if it defines her whole existence. That’s not including criticizing her for what she wears, the weight she […]
It’s like Tinder, but for voters. Vocativ created the online?Votr app, which allows users to learn about U.S. Senate candidates. You answer 15 quick questions about your political beliefs and Votr will find candidates who match your views so that you can “connect.” Once you find your matches, you swipe to “love ’em or leave […]
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