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‘Balls Have Zero To Me To Me’ — Facebook AI Just Invented Its Own Creepy Language

‘Balls Have Zero To Me To Me’ — Facebook AI Just Invented Its Own Creepy Language

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 […]

Tech Workers Just Gave Trump The Middle Finger, Vow To NEVER Help Him Surveil Muslims

Tech Workers Just Gave Trump The Middle Finger, Vow To NEVER Help Him Surveil Muslims

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, […]

Cyberbullying: When Does Protection Become Censorship?

Cyberbullying: When Does Protection Become Censorship?

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 […]

AI Gets More Advanced–DeepMind Project Defeats Go Champion For a Second Time

AI Gets More Advanced–DeepMind Project Defeats Go Champion For a Second Time

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 […]

‘Clone Zone’ Makes Us Question All The Things

‘Clone Zone’ Makes Us Question All The Things

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 […]

San Francisco Tech Worker Offended By Homeless Population

San Francisco Tech Worker Offended By Homeless Population

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 […]

Laid Off Disney Employees Forced to Train Foreign-Outsourced Employees

Laid Off Disney Employees Forced to Train Foreign-Outsourced Employees

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 […]

WATCH: Fake Apple Store Employees Convince Customers To Buy Microsoft Products

WATCH: Fake Apple Store Employees Convince Customers To Buy Microsoft Products

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.

Kim Kardashian-West: Brilliant Business Woman?

Kim Kardashian-West: Brilliant Business Woman?

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 […]

New Tinder-Like App: Find Your Perfect Political Match!

New Tinder-Like App: Find Your Perfect Political Match!

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 […]